It isn’t easy to predict how an athlete is going to perform in their debut collegiate season. For Dusty Boyer, arguably the best tennis player to come out of Minnesota considering his high school record of 174-13 and four state titles, it was no different. Having never lived outside of Ham Lake and now [...]
As the three-time defending Class AA state singles champion, it’s not like Dusty Boyer was going to sneak up on anybody this year. But no matter the amount of preparation, motivation or intimidation present in the rest of the field at last week’s state tournament, no one was going to beat the Forest Lake senior.
Dusty Boyer made state tennis history on Friday by claiming his fourth straight singles title. The Forest Lake senior breezed through his final two matches, downing Thomas Nath of Rochester Mayo, 6-3, 6-1, before beating Eden Prairie’s Scott Elsaas, 6-4, 6-2, to win the Class 2A singles tennis championship. He won two matches on Thursday [...]