Trojans slam Tigers tennis

Published 8:30 pm Thursday, April 7, 2011

Trevor Herfindahl picks up lone win

Trevor Herfindahl won but his team lost two three-set matches, and the Albert Lea boys’ tennis team lost their season opener 6-1 Thursday at Albert Lea High School.

First-year head coach Wayne Prudoehl said that if a few points would have gone differently he felt the Tigers could have won the match.

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“You’re never happy with a loss but I’m content with the way they played,” Prudoehl said. “I think we’ll be OK going forward.”

Herfindahl defeated Chase Mansy 6-4, 6-1 at No. 3 singles. The Tigers’ Tate Tufte and Kyle Zogg lost 6-0, 3-6, 3-6 at No. 2 doubles, and Aaron Woitas and Evan Templeman lost 4-6, 6-2, 3-6 at No. 3 doubles.

The Tigers play again at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Waseca.

New Prague 6, Albert Lea 1


No. 1 Cam Mansy (NP) def. Logan Tufte 6-1, 6-3

No. 2 Kyle Shevelier (NP) def. Dyllan Engebretson 6-2, 6-2

No. 3 Trevor Herfindahl (AL) def. Chase Mansy 6-4, 6-1

No. 4 Mackenzie Masburg (NP) def. Parker Thompson 6-4, 6-4


No. 1 Andy Roach/Mason Johnson (NP) def. Steven Kruen/Darik Weigel 6-3, 6-0

No. 2 Aaron Hendrickson/David Linn (NP) def. Tate Tufte/Kyle Zogg 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

No. 3 Nate McNabb/Joel Hatch (NP) def. Aaron Woitas/Evan Templeman 6-4, 2-6, 3-6

JV winners

Carter Dahl/Collin Jahnke 8-0, Ben Kelly/Tanner Shaft 8-7, Dusty Illg/Jason Appel 8-2