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BHS boys tennis: Singles lead Bemidji to 5-2 win over Crookston

Ben Holter dropped down to return this shot during a perfect 6-0 win over Alex Prudhomme Friday as Bemidji swept the four singles en route to a 5-2 win over Crookston. It lifted Bemidji to 10-2 in dual matches. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

The weather was drier but not much better Friday as Bemidji High's tennis team turned back Crookston 5-2 at home to run its record to 10-2.

It entertains Moorhead today at 11 to complete the week.

Bemidji used its patented method of sweeping the four singles matches to nail down the victory.

Sam Weaver, Ben Holter, Ryan Rude and Justin Byers all won in straight sets, only Weaver slightly extended in a 6-4, 6-3 win .

Holter scored two 6-0 wins while Rude won 6-0, 6-1.

Bemidji also won at No. 3 doubles with Wes Rogers and Aaron Eickhorst in straight sets while Crookston took the No. 1 and 2 doubles in straight sets.




Sam Weaver, Bem. defeated Jake Thompson 6-4, 6-3

Ben Holter, Bem. defeated Alex Prudhomme 6-0, 6-0

Ryan Rude, Bem. defeated Noah Fagerlund 6-0, 6-1

Justin Byers, Bem. defeated Kris Johnson 6-2,.6-2


Nick Biermaier and Carter Denison, Ckn .defeated Aaron Johnson and Steve Bucher 6-0, 6-0

Wade Johnston and Luke Normandin, Ckn defeated Adam Holter and Kyle Fodness 6-3, 6-2

Wes Rogers and Aaron Eickhorst, Bem. defeated Jared Johnson and Travis Vatthauer 6-2, 6-2


Levi Rickert and Ben Kloha, Bem. defeated Tanner Johnson and Shawn Williams 8-2