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Olsen, Bortvit help ELC avoid sweep

April 17, 2013
By David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville Daily News

LEMARS - Estherville Lincoln Central ran into a tough opponent as they took on LeMars on the tennis courts Tuesday.

The Bulldogs pulled out an 8-1 victory.

ELC's lone victory came at the No. 1 doubles as Brad Olsen and Thomas Bortvit improved to 3-1 on the season with a 10-3 victory over the Bulldogs Ben Meis and Ryan Havey.

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ELC’s Brad Olsen hits a return in Tuesday’s meet in LeMars.
Photo courtesy Matt Heinrichs, LeMars Sentinel

"We continued to improve our shot-making, but now we have to work on being more consistent," said ELC coach Tony Klein.

In singles play, Olsen lost 10-4 to Matt Ellefson; John Reisner lost 10-4 to Evan Richards; Levi Jensen lost 10-7 to Meis; Bortvit lost 10-3 to Havey and Brandon Sharar and Kyle Marks both lost 10-0.

In doubles, Reisner and Jensen lost 10-5 to Cody Kliever and Josh Sluiter and Sharar and Marks lost 10-3.

In one exhibition match Koby Schubert lost 8-0.



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