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Tennis team wins opening match over Park, 4-3

A great performance in doubles helped the Hastings boys tennis team earn a win in its first match of the season. Hastings swept all three doubles positions to beat Park on April 16, 4-3.

It was the first match of the season for the Raiders.

Austin Houska and Craig Nielsen cruised in the first set at No. 1 doubles, 6-0, then eked out a win in the second set, 7-5.

Steve Roach and Alex Zuzek won at second doubles, 6-2, 6-0.

At third doubles, Carson Whyle and Danny Steiner won 6-2, 6-4.

Cody Arndtson lost at first singles, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Ben Klimek won at the second spot, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4.

Park then won at third and fourth singles. Robby Troje and Killian Konrady played at those two spots for Hastings.

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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