MP boys’ tennis tops ND/WB
BURLINGTON — The Mt. Pleasant boys’ tennis team topped Notre Dame/West Burlington, 6-3, in an away meet at Dankwardt Park on Thursday.
No. 2 singles player Zach Schimtz won 8-4 for the Panthers.
No. 3 Matt Zihlman won 8-6 and No. 4 Tyler Pace claimed an 8-4 victory.
“Zihlman’s singles win was big at a crucial point for winning the met," Coach Tyler Rodgers said.
No. 5 Blake Wickham won a close match, 9-7, and No. 6 Austin Meyer took his match by a score of 8-5 for his first varsity win.
With the Mt. Pleasant win already sealed, Zihlman and Pace won their doubles match by a score of 8-6, while Meyer and Colton Schinstock took a doubles victory by a score of 8-4.
“Meyer and Schinstock are improving,” Rodgers said.
The Panthers are back over .500 with the win; they move to 4-3 on the season.
They will play again today (Friday) at Ft. Madison, starting at 4:30 p.m.