Tennis: Packers edge out Scarlets to stay unbeaten

Published 8:25 pm Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Austin boys tennis team rattled off its third straight victory as it edged out Mankato West 4-3 on the road Tuesday.

Colton Detwiler remained unbeaten at No. 1 singles for the Packers (3-0 overall, 2-0 Big Nine) as he won 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 and Levi Vierkandt and Carter Steichen came up with a big three-set win at No. 1 doubles after they dropped their first set.

“It was a great come from behind victory by Levi and Carter,” Austin head coach Troy Diekman said.

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No. 1 Colton Detwiler (A) def. Krevan Townsend 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

No. 2 Jeremy Olmsted (A) def. Calvin Miller 6-4, 6-4

No. 3 John Puitz (M) def. Seth Hebrink 6-2, 6-1

No. 4 Ethan Swenson (M) def. Jens Ourada 6-1, 6-3


No. 1 Levi Vierkandt and Carter Steichen (A) def. Mike Fedder and Miki Mir 6-7(6-8), 7-5, 6-3

No. 2 David Pretsch and Rolando Flores (M) def. Ethan Anderson and Owen Nelson (A) 6-2, 2-6, 1-6

No. 3 Clyde Carver and Sawyer Meyers (A) def. Brady Schmit and Ford Johnson 7-5, 6-4