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Washburn Millers Continues Conference Win Streak Beating Edison 7-0!

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Led by senior Andy Pulkrabek’s last conference match, the Millers ran their consecutive conference streak to 27 straight victories over a five year span with their convincing 7-0 victory over previously undefeated Minneapolis Edison. See Minnesota Prep Spotlight video highlighting Washburn Players Andy Pulkrabek & Rafa Malewicz. Click here to watch Washburn spotlight.

Overall the Millers won 84 of the 101 games played, not dropping a set.  Two 8th graders, Eli Zukor-Zimmerman and Max Loesch spearheaded the lopsided win with their wins at 3rd and 4th singles respectively.  The win gives Washburn a 9-3 record with a match against Holy Family coming Friday to finish out the week.  The varsity then heads to Rochester Mayo for a tournament with a loaded field that will include 4 of the top 10 class AA teams in state.

Washburn JV wins Alexandria Tournament!

By | 2016 Season, Boys JV | No Comments
(ALEXANDRIA, MN) The Washburn Millers JV team hit the road to Alexandria to play a quad against Litchfield, Crookston and host team Alexandria. The tournament started against Alexandria where the Millers put up a convincing 7-0 win. Big wins included a 8-1 win for Aaron Walker (9) and an 8-0 win for Fletcher Thomas (9)/Tom Mullin (8).
Washburn had Crookston up next, who proved to be the toughest match of the day. The Millers pulled out a 4-3 win clinched by the doubles team of Luke Hollister (11) and Max Loesch (8). The Millers had other wins from Ben Katzman (11), Aaron Walker (9) and Tom Mullin (8).
Washburn finished out the quad against Litchfield. Washburn clinched the match and tournament win with a decisive 6-1 victory over Dragons.
Overall, the Millers went 17-4 for the tournament and saw Ben Katzman (11), Aaron Walker (9) and Tom Mullin (8) all go 3-0 for the day.

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
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