Mitchell tennis tallies two wins against Sioux Falls Christian, Lennox

The Kernels won both duals by score of 6-3.

Mitchell's Jager Juracek returns the ball during a high school boys tennis dual against the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers on Monday, April 17, 2023, at Hitchcock Park.
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MITCHELL — Mitchell boys tennis picked up a pair of 6-3 wins Monday, taking down Sioux Falls Christian and Lennox in a triangular at Hitchcock Park.

Against Sioux Falls Christian, Luke Jerke, Jager Juracek and Levi Loken won in singles Flights 1, 2 and 3, respectively, while Zach Fuhrer picked up a win in Flight 6. Jerke won a tiebreaker in the first set, while Juracek won both sets 6-2. Loken went three sets but picked up a 12-10 win in the decisive third set. Fuhrer won 6-1 and 6-0.

The Kernels picked up a pair of doubles wins against the Chargers, as Jerke and Juracek won in two sets, nabbing a pair of 6-1 wins. Matthew Mauszycki and Fuhrer fell 6-3 in the first set but got the win after taking the second set 6-4 and the third set 10-5.

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The Kernels' next game will be against the Governors on Thursday, April 20, in Pierre.

Much like against SFC, Mitchell had four singles winners against Lennox. Juracek won in Flight 2, Drake Jerke won in Flight 4, Mauszycki won in Flight 5 and Fuhrer won in Flight 6. Juracek and Fuhrer each won in two sets, with Juracek winning 6-4 and a second-set tiebreaker, while Fuhrer took both sets 6-1. Drake Jerke and Mauszycki each won in three sets, as Jerke won a set 6-2, lost a set 6-2 and won the third set 10-8, while Mauszycki lost the first set 6-4 but won the second 6-4 and the third 10-7.

In doubles, the duos of Loken and Drake Jerke and Mauszycki and Fuhrer both won in two sets, with Loken and Jerke winning 6-4 and 6-3, while Mauszycki and Fuhrer won 6-0 and 6-1.


Mitchell takes on Pierre on the road on Thursday, April 20.

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