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FHS varsity netters finish 1-2 last week

  The Frankenmuth varsity boys’ tennis team competed in three matches last week, winning one and falling in two others.

  On Thursdays, September 14, Alma traveled to the Eagles and ‘Muth posted their first victory of the season, 4-3.

  Three of the four seniors won their singles matches, led by No. 1 Robbie Brown with a hard-fought split decision score of 5-7, 6-3, 6-1, 6-2. No. 2 Joey Furbush cruised to a straight set win, 6-3, 6-1. Completing the senior sweep was No. 3 Sam Soyza, who persevered for a 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 triumph.

  The week began on Tuesday, September 12 when FHS traveled to Hemlock and fell 6-2. Brown and Furbush, playing at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, registered the Eagles’ lone wins.

 On Wednesday, September 13, Tri-Valley Conference leading Nouvel Catholic Central was entertained by Frankenmuth and the Panthers blanked the Eagles, 8-0.

  The Eagle netters have two more regular season matches, all at home, starting with nonconference Bay City Central at 4pm Monday, September 25. ‘Muth will entertain another non-league school when Fowlerville visits for 4:30pm match on Wednesday, September 27.

  On Friday, September 29, FHS will travel to the Midland Community Tennis Center for the TVC Tournament, beginning at 8:30am.

  The MHSAA Division 4 Regional No. 31 will be hosted by Nouvel Catholic Central at the White Pine Middle School Tennis Courts the week on October 11. The competing teams include the host Panthers, Alma, Caro, Chesaning, Essexville Garber, Frankenmuth, Hemlock, Midland Bullock Creek, and Sandusky.

  The MHSAA D-4 State Finals will be held in the Holland area on Friday and Saturday, October 20-21.


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