Tennis: Mayerchak remains perfect; streak ends

Princeton’s Isaiah Mayerchak remained undefeated as he and younger brother Thomas earned the Tigers’ lone wins April 26 in a 5-2 loss against Foley.

The loss brought to an end Princeton’s winning streak, which was extended to five games two days earlier with a 6-1 victory over Mora on the Mustang’s home court.

 

Princeton 6, Mora 1

Isaiah Mayerchak was missing from the lineup on April 24 at Mora, so seventh grader Thomas Mayerchak stepped up to the number one singles spot where he won the first of four singles matches for the Tigers, who swept Mora in singles play.

Mayerchak defeated Derrick Taylor of Mora 6-2, 6-0. Jordan Rosevold, in the number two singles slot, then went on to defeat Dylan Ammerman of Mora 6-0, 6-1. Josh Norman took to the court in the number three singles slot, defeating Ben Coleman 6-2, 6-2. It was then Jason Friend taking the court for Princeton, earning a 6-1, 6-2 victory over the Mustangs’ Chris Coleman.

The Tigers took two out of three matches in doubles competition.

Princeton’s number one doubles team of Noah Bauer and Jack Finck won two of three matches over Alex Coleman and Jared Richter. They took the first match 6-4, fell 4-6 in the second, and won the tiebreaker 6-1. The number two doubles match also took three games to settle, this time with Mora claiming victory. Princeton’s Sam Heggam and Tyler Rohweder took the first game 6-4 over Zeke Enyart and Patrick Hinks. Enyart and Hinks took the next two games by identical 5-7 scores to earn Mora’s lone victory.

At number three doubles, it was Princeton’s Tyler Leverty and Keenan Hansen earning 7-5, 6-3 victories over the Mustangs’ Josh Monson and Zach Menley.

 

Foley 5, Princeton 2

It was the Mayerchak brothers teaming up for Princeton’s sole wins April 26 as Foley handed the Tigers a 5-2 loss on their home court.

Isaiah Mayerchak scored a 6-2, 6-3 win over Foley’s Ben Hageman in the number one singles match. Thomas Mayerchak lost his first game to Sam Wettner before earning back-to-back 6-2 wins to take the number two singles match.

Jordan Rosevold fell 5-7, 2-6 to Foley’s Zach Kanter and Josh Norman lost 2-6, 1-6 to Foley’s Tom Wittmer.

It was a tough day for the Tigers in doubles action, where Princeton lost all three of its doubles matches.

Noah Bauer and Jack Finck played in the number one doubles slot for Princeton, losing 4-6, 0-6 to Sam Ehernman and Patrick Latterall. Princeton’s Tyler Rohweder and Sam Heggam lost 2-6, 0-6 to Foley’s Brandon Schyma and Dalton Werekman. In the number three doubles slot, Princeton’s Tyler Leverty and Keenan Hansen lost to Mitch Weisser and Ricky Bollum 3-6, 6-7.

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