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April 2016

Win vs Southwest 7-0

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The Washburn tennis team made it five straight years with their 7-0 win over southwest. They managed to do so without dropping a set for the second straight year. With the win, they now are tie for first place in the conference and can move into the top position with a win against undefeated Edison this week Click here to watch MN Prep Spotlight preview of the match.

Sioux Falls Tournament Recap

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The boys went 1-2 this weekend in Sioux Falls falling to Sioux Falls Lincoln and Sioux Falls O’Gorman by identical 4-3 scores. Despite the losses the team came away optimistic due to their competitive scores against the two top ranked teams in all of South Dakota.
 Against Sioux Falls Christian, Eli Haugland notched his first official varsity win of the year at 5 singles, while David Hovis traveled with the varsity for the first time and lost a heart breaker at 6 singles 10-8 in the third.
 The boys have a busy week with three matches, one scrimmage and a tournament this week.

Sweep at Elk River Tournament!

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In the bitter wind and cold, Washburn came away with three victories on Saturday in the Elk River tournament.  This is the second year in a row they have won the tournament and the third year in a row they have defeated Elk River.  Along the way they faced #4 ranked (A) Hibbing, Princeton and finished with last year’s state runner-up (AA) Elk River.  Playing three different lineups, the Millers tried a number of things and played a number of players in their three matches.  Washburn faces #8 (AA) Lakeville South this week, as well as conference rival Minneapolis Southwest.

WHS 6-1 Hibbing
WHS 7-0 Princeton
WHS 5-2 Elk River

Great Start to the 2016 Season!

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The Washburn Millers got off to a great start by winning their first two matches of the season. Despite the loss of 14 seniors and fielding a team with more middle-schoolers than upperclassmen, Washburn defeated Minneapolis Roosevelt 6-1. Ben Anderson played his first varsity singles match and despite the loss, learned some valuable lessons. The Millers ended up winning the other matches without dropping a set.
Apple Valley was a match that could have gone either way, with a number of matches going three sets.  Washburn held on to win 5-2 at the Apple Valley indoor courts and will take that momentum into this weekend for their tournament in Elk River.
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