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.
Toby Boyer, Zack Decker reach championship match Deep in the back of his mind, Greg Patchin must have daydreamed at least once about the possibility of sweeping the individual state tennis meet this year. With a clear-cut, elite group of three atop his roster, the Forest Lake coach had a tough decision to make when [...]
Forest Lake will not be making a return trip to the team state tennis meet, but its top three player will all take part at next week’s individual state meet. The Rangers beat Hibbing 4-3 in the Section 7AA semifinals on Tuesday, but fell to No. 1 Elk River in a finals match that was closer [...]