Raiders tennis team earns close win over Rangers, 4-3
The Hastings boys tennis team eked out another close win this week, edging Forest Lake, 4-3.
Hastings won two of the singles positions and two of the doubles spots to get to four wins.
Ben Klimek lost at first singles, 6-1, 6-1.
At second singles, Craig Nielsen won 3-6, 6-2,6-2.
Steve Roach lost at third singles, 6-1, 6-3, but Simon Schult won at fourth, 6-0, 7-5.
In doubles play, Hastings won two of the spots.
The top team of Cody Arndtson and Alex Zuzek won 6-4, 6-1.
The second team of Austin Houska and Danny Steiner won, too, 6-3, 6-3.
The third team of Robby Troje and Carson Whyle fell, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Hastings has a record now of 3-2 in Suburban East Conference play. The Raiders are 5-6 overall.
Hastings lost to Woodbury on April 30, 6-1.
The lone winner on the day for Hastings was the top doubles team of Nielsen and Houska. They won 6-1, 7-5.
Hastings lost to Roseville on May 6, 6-1.
It was that doubles team of Houska and Nielsen that earned the win for Hastings.