SL boys win rain-shortened tennis match over Estherville

Storm Lake’s Destiny Syhavong hits

a shot back to her opponent during

Tuesday’s Lakes Conference meet

against Estherville. TIMES photo by

JAMIE KNAPP

It’s better to be ahead when it starts raining.

Storm Lake was leading Estherville Lincoln Central 4-3 when rain began to fall and subsequently ended their Lakes Conference boys tennis match on Tuesday, giving the Tornadoes the win.

Brayden Hoops won his match at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-1. Damien Guanajuato won his match 6-1, 2-6, 1-0 (10-5) at No. 3.

Max Bounheuang won 7-5, 6-1 at No. 4 and Phuong Huang prevailed 6-2, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.

Doubles play was suspended by rain while No. 2 and No. 3 matches were being played.

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