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Alex Carlson wins WCC third singles bracket

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Alex Carlson won the third singles bracket at the West Central Conference tournament in New London May 3.

By Sam Peterson
Swift County Monitor
The Benson/KMS boys tennis team was in action twice last week, including the West Central Conference tournament. First, the team played MACCRAY and Montevideo in Montevideo May 1. They pulled off a 7-0 win over the Wolverines and dropped a close match to the Thunderhawks 4-3. They finished the week with the WCC tournament in New London, led by Alex Carlson, who won the third singles bracket for Benson/KMS.
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The Benson/KMS boys tennis team was originally set to host MACCRAY in Benson April 30, but due to rain, the match was moved to Montevideo on May 1. Benson/KMS dominated on the neutral site, blowing out the Wolverines 7-0.
Max Young played one singles for Benson/KMS and he took down Matt Wadsworth in straight sets 6-0, 7-5. At two singles, Alex Carlson beat MACCRAY’s Chris Sanchez 6-2, 6-3. The three singles player for Benson/KMS was Isaac Carlson and he easily won over Willie Miller 6-0, 6-1. Logan Schauer made it a clean sweep in singles play for Benson/KMS with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Hugo Vargas at four singles.
In doubles, Blake Brehmer and Harold Habben were the one doubles team and they dismantled Juan Del Bosque and Andy Osario 6-0, 6-1. Joey Wilcox and Brandon Sondag played two doubles for Benson/KMS and they earned a win by forfeit. Carson Petrak and Cian klucas also won by forfeit at three doubles for Benson/KMS.
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The Fighting Braves also took on the Thunderhawks in Montevideo, and fell in a close battle 4-3.
The two teams split singles play. Brehmer played one singles for Benson/KMS and pulled off a straight set win over Simon Fitzkappes 6-3, 6-2. The other Benson/KMS singles win came from Alex Carlson at three singles when he took down Talen Brock 6-0, 6-2. Young played two singles for Benson/KMS and fell to Montevideo’s Gaberiel Lindemann 6-2, 6-2. Habben filled the four singles spot for the Fighting Braves and fell to Gavin Marty in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.

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