STEVENS POINT – The Marshfield boys tennis team won three of the four singles matches, and had two more victories in doubles, as it defeated Stevens Point 5-2 in its season and Wisconsin Valley Conference openers on Tuesday at Stevens Point Area Senior High.
Sam Haessly (No. 1), Calvin Lawler (No. 2) and Ryan Paulman (No. 3) won singles matches in straight sets for the Tigers.
Marshfield’s No. 1 doubles team of Jared Cordova and Will Fay, and the No. 2 team of Lucas Paulman and Sam Roherty, also won in straight sets.
Marshfield returns to action April 16 at home against Holmen.
Marshfield 5, Stevens Point 2
Singles: 1. Sam Haessly (M) def. Luke Kozisek 6-3, 6-4; 2. Calvin Lawler (M) def. Jaime Ayala 6-2, 6-4; 3. Ryan Paulman (M) def. Jon Olson 6-2, 6-2; 4. Finn Borgnes (SP) def. Payton Smith 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles: 1. Jared Cordova-Will Fay (M) def. Luke Hincliffe-Colton Thielman 6-0, 6-2; 2. Lucas Paulman-Sam Roherty (M) def. Nic Cywinski-Morgan O’Keefe 6-4, 6-0; 3. Nathan Strasman-Noah Hlavac (SP) def. Josh Grissman-Eli Swansen 6-2, 2-6, 6-2.
Records: Marshfield 1-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Stevens Point 0-1 WVC.