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Raiders cruise to win over Park

The Hastings boys tennis team had little trouble beating up on the Park Wolfpack last week. Hastings cruised to a 6-1 win in the Suburban East Conference match-up.

The Raiders swept the four singles spots.

Ben Carlson won at first singles, 6-0, 6-1.

Cody Arndtson won at second singles, 6-2, 6-2.

Zach Mellick won a close match at the third spot, 6-4, 6-3.

At the fourth spot, Alex Zuzek won, 6-0, 6-3.

In doubles, the top team of Ty Mellick and Jalen Sneddeker lost, 6-4, 6-4.

Austin Houska and Craig Nielsen teamed up for a win at second doubles, 6-1, 6-2.

The third team of Ben Klimek and Steve Roach won a three-set match, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.

Vs. Mounds View

Hastings was on the other side of a 6-1 score when the team faced off against Mounds View on April 19. The Mustangs swept the three doubles spots.

The lone Hastings win came at first singles, where Carlson cruised, 6-2, 6-1.

Junior varsity

The Hastings boys junior varsity team earned a nice 4-3 win over Northfield on Monday.

Hastings got wins from Lenny Weiss at first singles, Alec Santelman at second singles, Skyler Rawling at third singles and the No. 3 doubles team of Killian Konrady and Jacob Sundheim.

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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