Bomber boys tame Lynx
WEBSTER CITY — The Ballard boys’ tennis team took care of Webster City May 4 to bounce back from a loss at Boone the day before as the Bombers pulled off a 9-2 victory over the Lynx at Webster City.
Ballard won five of six singles matches and four of 5 doubles confrontations to improve to 4-5 on the season. The Bombers were challenged in several matches, but they came through in the end to earn the decisive victory.
In singles play Mark Mosher whipped Webster City’s Steffen Chambers by a 10-2 score in the No. 1 match and Max Olsan pulled off a 10-5 win over Kolton Gemmel in the No. 2 match. Josiah Reeves scored a 10-6 win over Webster City’s Collin Hippen in the No. 5 match.
Caleb Hamerlinck and Tim Matthews each earned a hard-fought 10-8 win in the Nos. 4 and 6 matches respectively. Hamerlinck won the No. 4 match over Sean Godfredsen and Matthews defeated Webster City’s Ty Mofle in the No. 6 match.
In doubles play, Zach Begg and Nathan Stephany cruised to a 10-1 win over Aaron Campbell and Luke Bergesun in the No. 4 match. Colin Anderson and Seth Wohlgemuth also earned an easy victory in the No. 5 match, defeating the Lynx’ Alex Hooker and Dylan Bowen by a 10-3 score.
Mosher and Olsan won the No. 1 doubles match over Chambers and Gemmel by a 10-5 score. Darrian Ward and David DeTar picked up a 10-6 victory over Brandon Peck and Godfredsen in the No. 2 match.
Ballard 9, Webster City 2
Singles: 1. Mark Mosher (B) defeated Steffen Chambers (WC); 10-2. 2. Max Olsan (B) defeated Kolton Gemmel (WC); 10-5. 3. Brandon Peck (WC) defeated Ryan Carson (B); 10-6. 4. Caleb Hamerlinck (B) defeated Sean Godfredsen (WC): 10-8. 5. Josiah Reeves (B) defeated Collin Hippen (WC); 10-6. 6. Tim Matthews (B) defeated Ty Mofle (WC); 10-8.
Doubles: 1. Mosher and Olsan (B) defeated Chambers and Gemmel (WC); 10-5. 2. Darrian Ward and David DeTar (B) defeated Peck and Godfredsen (WC); 10-6. 3. Hippen and Mofle (WC) defeated Tanner DeMaris and Chase Winterboer (B); 10-5. 4. Zach Begg and Nathan Stephany (B) defeated Aaron Campbell and Luke Bergesun (WC): 10-1. 5. Colin Anderson and Seth Wohlgemuth (B) defeated Alex Hooker and Dylan Bowen (WC); 10-3.
BOONE — No bounces went Ballard’s way May 3 at Boone as the Bombers suffered an 11-0 loss at the hands of the Toreadors.
Ballard only won 13 out of 49 games in singles play. The Bombers didn’t fare much better in doubles play as they dropped to 3-5 on the season.
The closest contest for Ballard came in the No. 5 singles match. Ryan Carson was handed a pair of 6-3 losses by Boone’s Caden Burkamper.
In doubles play Ballard’s No. 5 team of Seth Wohlgemuth and Chase Winterboer gave p the best fight. They suffered 6-3 and 6-2 setbacks against the Toreadors’ Mitchell Stumbo and Nick Behrendt.
Boone 11, Ballard 0
Singles: 1. Danny Anderson (Bo) defeated Mark Mosher (B); 6-0, 6-0. 2. Andrew Troe (Bo) defeated Darrian Ward (B); 6-0, 6-0. 3. Ethan Patterson (Bo) defeated Max Olsan (B); 6-4, 6-1. 4. Jackson Zehr (Bo) defeated David DeTar (B); 6-1, 6-0. 5. Caden Burkamper (Bo) defeated Ryan Carson (B); 6-3, 6-3. 6. Mason Hulse (Bo) defeated Zach Begg (B); 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles: 1. Anderson and Patterson (Bo) defeated Ward and DeTar (B); 6-3, 6-1. 2. Troe and Burkamper (Bo) defeated Mosher and Josiah Reeves (B); 6-1, 6-0. 3. Zehr and Hulse (Bo) defeated Olsan and Caleb Hamerlinck (B); 6-1, 6-1. 4. Corbin Wafful and Cody Frame (Bo) defeated Carson and Nathan Stephany (B); 6-3, 6-1. 5. Mitchell Stumbo and Nick Behrendt (Bo) defeated Seth Wohlgemuth and Chase Winterboer (B); 6-3, 6-2.