Cougars make waves in individual tennis
Chase Roseth comes from behind in second round
Prior to this season, the Cougars had won just one match in Section 1AA. This season the team had four wins, including its first-ever singles victory.
Chase Roseth became the first Lakeville South player to win a singles match at the section tourney. The seventh-grader won his first two matches in three sets. He was down 3-1 in the third set in his first match before buckling down against a much bigger opponent to take the set 6-4.
In his next match, he was down 6-1, 5-1 and 40-0 before winning 12 games in a row to take the match 1-6, 7-5, 6-0.
“That’s the nice thing about tennis. It’s not over until the last point,” head coach Doug Roseth said.
Roseth then lost to top seeded Isaac Toivenen, a sophomore from Red Wing, in straight sets to end his season 11-10.
The doubles team of Cash Rodamaker and Marcus Vievering won two doubles matches May 24, defeating a Northfield pair 6-0,6-2 and Red Wing’s top team in three sets before losing to the top-seeded team, Rochester John Marshall’s Tommy Joswiak and Brett Peters.