Kingsford sweeps Braves 8-0

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Gladstone’s Dean Herioux reaches for the ball while No. 1 doubles teammate Sea Holm looks on during their match Friday at Kingsford.

Burt Angeli | Iron Mountain Daily News Photo Gladstone’s Dean Herioux reaches for the ball while No. 1 doubles teammate Sea Holm looks on during their match Friday at Kingsford.

KINGSFORD — Kingsford posted seven two-set wins and blanked Gladstone 8-0 in boys tennis Friday.

Flivvers No. 1 singles Alek Shanks downed Alec Miron 6-4, 6-3.

“Alek had a pretty good tussle with Miron,” said Kingsford Coach Mark Shanks.

“He’s a nice player.”

Flivvers No. 2 doubles Preston Strong-Nick Murvich outlasted Austin Bergquist-Ben Flaminio 6-0, 4-6, 6-3.

“It was good to get the match in,” said Shanks, his Flivvers with three postponed matches this season.

Kingsford was missing two regulars and Gladstone one on Friday.

Kingsford (2-0) travels to Marquette County on Monday for matches against Marquette and Negaunee.

The results:

Kingsford 8, Gladstone 0

SINGLES: 1. Alek Shanks, K, def. Alec Miron 6-4, 6-3; 2. Brett Hicks, K, def. Nathan Hardwick 6-0, 6-1; 3. Nick McCole, K, def. Danny Pederson 6-2, 6-4; 4. Matt Moreau, K, won on default.

DOUBLES: 1. Daunte Fortner-Tyler Beauchamp, K, def. Dean Herioux-Sean Holm 6-2, 6-0; 2. Preston Strong-Nick Murvich, K, def. Austin Bergquist-Ben Flaminio 6-0, 4-6, 6-3; 3. Aden Johnston-Ethan LaVarnway, K, def. Cooper Koski-Matt Swanson 6-0, 6-1; 4. Reece Fortner-Ethan Fox, K, def. Nick LeClaire-Jim Maki 6-0, 6-0.

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