Schammel advances to second day of Section 1AA Individual Tennis Tournament

Published 7:34 pm Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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The Austin boys tennis team advanced its first player to the second day of the Section 1AA Individual Tournament in almost a decade as junior Joey Schammel had a big day in Rochester Tuesday.

Schammel was seeded No. 2 and he defeated No. 3 seeded Prab Kaginele of Rochester Century by scores of 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 to move on to Thursday’s round.

Austin’s Max Larson was seeded fifth and he lost to No. 4 Trajan McBroom of Rochester John Marshall.

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The Austin doubles team of Cole Hebrink and Owen Carroll lost to JM’s Phillip Dahlen and Nathan Moos by scores of 6-4, 6-2 and the Austin doubles team of Cade Morrison and Michael Garry lost to Century’s Kian Rehfeld and Vijay Beerman by scores of 6-0, 6-0.

Schammel was named All Big Nine and Austin’s Cole Hebrink was named All Big Nine honorable mention.