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Tigers fall short against Miners

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Douglas High senior Dylan Berke returns a Bishop Manogue serve Thursday in Minden.
Brad Coman |

Dylan Berke and Josh Brown each won two of their three singles sets Thursday, however, the Douglas High boys tennis team came up on the short end of a 10-8 score at home against Bishop Manogue.

Douglas (2-5 league) won four of six sets in the third round, including all three of the doubles sets, but Manogue (5-2) was able to hang on to secure its team victory.

Among the Douglas highlights, Berke handed Manogue’s Glenn Bydalek his first loss of the league season by a 6-3 score in the second round. Later, Berke lost 7-6 in the third round against Manogue sophomore Jake Smith in a set decided by a 7-2 tie-breaker. Smith’s season record is 9-2, Berke is 9-3 and Bydalek 10-1.

Brown (8-3) picked up a 6-2 win over Smith in the first round and then outlasted Christian Boudoumit in the second, 7-5. Brown lost his final set, 6-3, against Bydalek.

The Tigers’ doubles team of Kindel Isham and Spencer Trivitt rebounded from losses in the first two rounds and pulled out a 7-5 win in the third round against Manogue’s all-senior team of Hank Gansert and Ryan Tapia.

Range Chapman and Bryce Unger picked up a 6-4 win in the third round, while Andrew Collins and Chase Jackson played together for the first time and won by a 6-0 score.