Spearheaded by Henry Smith’s return to the singles lineup, Washburn defeated Burnsville 6-1 Monday in Burnsville. Washburn had five matches where they lost 3 or fewer games en route to their win against their sectional foe. Next up is a scrimmage on Wednesday against Hastings
(MINNEAPOLIS) Coming off of a big tournament weekend win in Alexandria, the Washburn JV Tennis Team (6-1) hosted a match against the Burnsville Blaze. Lead by a quick wins from David Hovis (9) and the team of Ben Anderson (8)/Emerson Roy (8), the Millers blazed a 7-0 victory.
(BLOOMINGTON, MN) The Miller’s JV tennis team traveled to Bloomington to take on the Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars. The Millers were lead to a 5-2 victory with wins in singles by David Hovis (9), Ben Anderson (8), Eli Zukor Zimmerman (8) and the doubles teams of Ben Katzman (11)/Aaron Walker (9) and Vaughn Smith (11)/Tom Mullin (8).
The Washburn Millers JV team (1-1) took on rival Southwest for the JV City Conference Championship. With big wins from #1 singles, #2 singles, and all the doubles teams, Washburn secured a 6th straight JV City Conference Championship with a 5-2 victory.
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.