Boys tennis starts season undefeated

tennis-3The Mound Westonka varsity boys’ tennis team is off to a 2-0 start. With only three of days of practice under their belts, the boys came out strong with a 7-0 home win over Southwest Christian. Players out on the court for the White Hawks were first singles Tony Levens, senior; second singles Victor Nelson, junior; third singles Jack Linder, eighth grader; fourth singles Reed Kohls, junior; first doubles Andrew Lafortune, senior, and Torsten Lee, junior; second doubles Andrew Abegglen, sophomore, and Alex Brown, eighth grader; third doubles Trey Courneya, junior, and Jonathan Neve, junior; and exhibition doubles Adam Hoogeveen, junior, and Nick Brown, sophomore.

Next up, the team traveled to St. Louis Park to face the Orioles and came away with a 4-3 victory. Wins were tallied by fourth singles Kohls, 6-1, 6-2; first double Lafortune and Lee, 6-4, 6-3; second doubles Abegglen and A. Brown, 6-0, 6-2; and third doubles, Courneya and Neve, 6-2, 7-5. JV is also off to a 2-0 start.

Captains for the team this year are seniors Tony Levens and Andrew Lafortune. Coaches Rob Paul and Brent Reinbold are looking forward to a successful season. The White Hawks will face Holy Family at home on April 18 and travels to Delano on April 20. The Varsity will travel to St. Peter on April 21 to warm up for tournament play on April 22 in St. James.