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Panthers pop Keokuk in boys' tennis

Jaxon Hoyle returns the ball during his doubles match on Thursday against Keokuk.
Jaxon Hoyle returns the ball during his doubles match on Thursday against Keokuk.

The Mt. Pleasant boys’ tennis team just keeps winning. The Panthers picked up another SEC dual win on Friday, taking down Keokuk 7-2.

Corbin Broeker and Jaxon Hoyle both won in the No. 1 and No. 2 singles matches respectively. Broeker beat Abbot Haner 8-4, and Hoyle defeated Kaiden Stoneking 8-6.

David Nguyen took the No. 4 match 8-0 over Jared Evans. Jack Schimmelpfennig beat Will James 8-4 in the No. 5 match, and Clayton Henriksen defeated Tucker Hanan by an 8-4 score as well, in the No. 6 match.

The only singles loss for Mt. Pleasant went to No. 3 Donny Arledge, who fell 8-2 to Callum Takes.

The Panthers took two out of three in doubles. Arledge and Schimmelpfennig beat Stoneking and Hanan 8-4 in the No. 2 match, and Nguyen and Henriksen won the No. 3 match 8-5 over Evans and James.

Broeker and Hoyle fell in the No. 1 doubles match. They lost to Haner and Takes, 8-5.

Mt. Pleasant is now 5-1 overall this season. They’ll be on the road on Tuesday, April 23, when they head to Burlington to take on Notre Dame.