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Packer tennis team drops two

The Austin boys tennis team lost to Mankato West 6-1 and the Packers fell to Winona 4-3 at Paulson Courts Monday.

Ku Reh picked up his first career win at No. 3 singles for the Packers (0-7 overall, 0-6 Big Nine) against West and Joey Schammel won his first ever No. 1 singles match against Winona.

Joey Schammel moves on a hit during his No. 1 singles match against Mankato West at Paulson Courts Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

“Ku played a smart match and used his movement to the best advantage he could,” Austin head coach Jeff Anderson said. “Joey played a great match and after losing a close match earlier in the day came back mentally and got it done.  Proud of the effort of the boys.”

Ryan Walters fires a shot for the Austin boys tennis team against Mankato West at Paulson Courts Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

West 6, Austin 1

Singles

No. 1 Ronan Corley (MW) def. Joey Schammel (A) 7-5, 6-3

No. 2 Lance Timp (MW) def. Matthew Boyer (A) 6-0, 6-1

No. 3 Ku Reh (A) def. Caden Oltman (MW) 7-6 (3), 6-4

No. 4 Ethan Ulman (MW) def. Evan Anderson (A) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

Doubles

No. 1 Andrew Else/Jacob Zarn (MW) def. Ryan Walters/Dominic Apolo (A) 6-3, 6-4

No. 2 Blake Cordes/Ian Spencer (MW) def. Nico Forte/Gavin Owens (A) 6-4, 6-0

No. 3 Aaron Patterson/Garret Laskey (MW) def. Nathan Meyer/Ryan Stencel (A) 6-1, 6-2

Winona 4, Austin 3

Singles

No. 1 Joey Schammel (A) def. Ian Loos (W) 6-3, 6-2

No. 2 Drew Lechler (W) def. Matthew Boyer (A) 6-1, 6-3

No. 3 Aj Appacelli (W) def. Ku Reh (A) 6-3, 6-1

No. 4 Owen Ping (W) def. Evan Anderson (A) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

No. 1 Ryan Walters/Dominic Apolo (A) def. Lleyton Monk/Caleb Ellenburg (W) 6-3, 7-5

No. 2 Aj Maclennan/Will Wisniewski (W) def. Nico Forte/Gavin Owens (A) 6-2, 6-4

No. 3 Nathan Meyer/Ryan Stencel (A) def. Justin Brickner/Logan Monk (W) 6-2, 6-4