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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Season ends for Lumberjacks boys tennis team


May 24, 2019

Amber Nichols / Pine Knot News

Cal Pertler stretches for a ball earlier this season at Hermantown. Pertler was half of the No. 1 doubles team along with Travis Berg in the team tournament. Although they defeated Marshall Friday at home, the pair fell to Virginia Saturday.

The Cloquet boys tennis team opened the Section 7A boys tennis tournament by thumping Duluth Marshall 7-0 on Friday and then being bounced out of the playoffs 4-3 on Saturday by Virginia.

"Getting that 7-0 quarterfinal winner over Duluth Marshall was nice," said Cloquet coach Derek Johnson. "They beat us 4-3 in playoffs last year so it felt good to return the favor this year with a sweep. The team played great all around."

Peter Tomhave got the ball rolling in the right direction by taking an impressive 6-1, 6-1 win over Andrew Pavola at No. 1 singles. That was followed by a win at No. 2 si...

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