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Boys Tennis: Raiders beat Austin in first round

The section tennis tournament couldn't have started much better for the Hastings boys team.

The Raiders beat Austin in the first round of play, 6-1.

At first singles, Mike Lund won 6-4, 6-3.

Non Wiwatwongthorn won at second singles, 6-1, 6-1.

Ben Carlson also cruised to a win, his coming at third singles, 6-1, 6-1.

Matt Lund also won. He played fourth singles and he won 6-4, 6-2.

In doubles play, Adam Ernst and Josh Houska suffered a rare loss at the first spot. They fell, 3-6, 3-6.

At second doubles, Brett Peterson and Jake Langeslay won a long match, 3-6, 7-6, (10-8).

Lars Schauerhammer and Charlie Carpenter teamed up at third doubles to win, 6-3, 6-4.

In exhibition doubles, Chase Kasel and Mitch Murphy won 6-3, 7-6.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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