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Mitchell’s Alex Hegg strikes a forehand during the No. 5 singles state championship match last year in Sioux Falls. This season, Hegg plays the No. 5 singles position for the Kernels. (Brooke Cersosimo/Republic)

Mitchell's Hegg on 35-match win streak

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Alex Hegg is unpredictable on the tennis court.

The sophomore doesn’t have one specific strategy when he plays and keeps his opponents off guard


This has been working for Hegg, Mitchell’s No. 3 singles player, for three seasons. He has won his last 35 singles matches — a winning streak that stretches back to the state tournament of his eighth-grade season in May 2012.

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Brooke Cersosimo
Brooke Cersosimo is The Daily Republic's sports editor.