SIOUX FALLS — Spearfish High School ended its boys’ tennis season at the state tournament that ended Saturday, in Sioux Falls.
The Spartans collected nine points to finish 21st in the team standings. Ty Sieber (Flight 4) and Rudy Isburg (Flight 6) finished 1-2 in singles competition for Spearfish. Tim Doerges (Flight 1), Jensen Damberg (Flight 2), Jay Sayler (Flight 3), and Braden Yackley (Flight 5) finished 0-2 in singles. Doerges and Sayler combined for a 0-2 record in Flight 1 doubles. Damberg and Yackley (Flight 2), plus Rudy Isburg and Brock Bacon (Flight 3), also finished 0-2 in doubles.
Sioux Falls Lincoln scored 689 points and earned its sixth consecutive state title. Sioux Falls O’Gorman was second at 613 points, followed by Rapid City Stevens at 395 points.
Match-by-match results for Spearfish athletes follow.
Flight 1 singles: Tim Doerges lost to Kade Clark (Mitchell) 6-1, 6-1; lost to Sam Mooney (Yankton) 10-2.
Flight 2 singles: Jensen Damberg lost to Darin Rupp (Sioux Falls Roosevelt) 6-0, 6-0; lost to Caron Mork (Brandon Valley) 10-1.
Flight 3 singles: Jay Sayler lost to Isaac Klimisch (Yankton) 6-1, 6-0; lost to Jacob Frantzen (Brandon Valley) 10-1.
Flight 4 singles: Ty Sieber defeated Matt Fahrni (Aberdeen Roncalli) 7-5, 7-5; lost to Zach Ridl (Sioux Falls O’Gorman) 6-0, 6-0; lost to Derek Brallier (Brookings) 10-5.
Flight 5 singles: Braden Yackley lost to Dylan Aukes (Sioux Falls Christian) 6-4, 7-5; lost to Carter Cameron (Sioux Falls Roosevelt) 10-7.
Flight 6 singles: Rudy Isburg lost to Jaxon Hunter (Harrisburg) 6-3, 7-5; defeated Braden Eimers (Madison) 10-4; lost to Garrett Mayer (Sioux Falls Washington) 8-0.
Flight 1 doubles: Tim Doerges-Jay Sayler lost to Jared Dale-Drew Veflin (Watertown) 6-2, 6-0; lost to Sam Mooney-Michael Frick (Yankton) 10-1.
Flight 2 doubles: Jensen Damberg-Braden Yackley lost to Matthew Hanson-Grant Judson (Pierre) 6-2, 6-0; lost to Gabe Goetz-Zach Gonsor (Aberdeen Central) 10-1.
Flight 3 doubles: Rudy Isburg-Brock Bacon lost to Carter Janssen-Sam Evans (St. Thomas More) 7-6 (3), 4-6, 10-5; lost to Jacob Morgans-Clayton Poppenga (Sioux Falls Washington) 10-6.
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