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Pioneers Defeat Mt. Pleasant 8-1

May Fourth: The Pioneers boys' tennis team ran their unbeaten dual meet record to 5-0 with a win over Mt Pleasant at East Lake Park.

The match of the day pitted Pioneer #2 Daniel Zhu against Mt Pleasant’s Ethan Weber.  The match had plenty of long rallies as both players chased down balls everywhere but outside the fence.  In the end, Daniel Zhu prevailed, 8-5.

Daniel Zhu is the 'Pioneer Player of the Match.’

Match Results:


#1 Kai Vessey def Ben Zihlman 8-0
#2 Daniel Zhu def Ethan Weber 8-5
#3 Devan Burke def Joey Holtkamp 8-3
#4 Karthik Vempati def Elijah Phluster 8-3
#5 Kevin Fan def Corbin Broeker 8-6
#6 David Zhang def Nick Sandeen 8-3


#1 Zhu/Burke def Weber/Zihlman 8-3
#2 Vessey/Fan def Holtkamp/Phluster 8-1
#3 Vempati/Zhang lost to Broeker/Hoyle 1-8

Tags: Iowa preparatory school tennis , , Midwest boarding school tennis


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