Vikings blanked by No. 8 St. Joe
Published 1:08 am Thursday, April 10, 2003
The Niles tennis team opened Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference West Division play Wednesday with an 8-0 loss to St. Joseph.
The Bears, ranked No. 8 in Division 3, gave up just three games the entire match.
Things don't get any easier for the Vikings, either, as they host Buchanan today at 4 p.m. The Bucks are ranked No. 2 in Division 4. Today is their first dual match.
Singles: 1. Dan Artaer (S) beat Matt Molnar 6-0, 6-0; 2. Steven LaForest (S) beat Ryan Lindstedt 6-0, 6-0; 3. Matt Baumgartner (S) beat Mina Eskander 6-0, 6-0; 4. Rob Dukesherer (S) beat Rafael Garrido 6-0, 6-1
Doubles: 1. Jay Fettig/Nick Kincaid (S) beat Andy Stuver/Jason Landstrom 6-0, 6-0; 2. Nathan Kahne/Doug Rau (S) beat Carl Seitz/Paul Wreggelsworth 6-0, 6-0; 3. Joe Hand/Mike Hannich (S) beat Colin Smith/Anthony Kessler 6-0, 6-1; 4. Alex Reed/Hunter Ellis (S) beat Jonathon Poole/Travis Schrader 6-0, 6-1