The first victory of the season has been posted for the Decorah boys tennis team as the Vikes defeated Independence 6-3 Tuesday night on the road.
The Vikings picked up five singles victories and one from the doubles matches.
"The members of our top eight who made the trip took care of business like I expected them to," said Coach Reg Laursen. "In the future, when they know they are in control of a match, they need to work on skills during match play that will help them in future matches."
In the singles game, No. 1 Lucas Hunter knocked off Ryan Kurt 10-0 while No. 2 T.J. Misseldine defeated Nick Peyton 10-2. It was a 10-2 victory for No. 3 Brett LaRue over Alex Derr. At the No. 4 spot, Karl Sand defeated Tony Reeder 10-3. To round out the singles victories, No. 6 Miles Smith defeated Tristan Dilly 10-4.
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