NORTH PLATTE — The Kearney High tennis team battled the wind and an ambitious schedule to defeat North Platte 9-0 Monday afternoon.

“For the most part we did a nice job adjusting to the wind,” KHS coach Troy Saulsbury said. “Today ended a stretch of 12 matches in four days. It will be nice to use the rest of this week to rest and regroup and focus on cleaning up a few things in practice.

“We have gotten a little loose with some shots like our serves and returns.”

Ryan Mahalek had a strong day, only losing one game in his two matches.

KHS 9, North Platte 0

Singles — Phillip Tran, K, def. Greg Bergeron 8-1. Chinyere Obasi, K, def. Clay Stone 8-2. Charlie Brockmeier, K, def. Zeik Florea 8-2. Ryan Mahalek, K, def. Ethan Mercer 8-0. Sam Rademacher, K, def. Isaiah Epler 8-1. Carson Elstermeier, K, def. Landon Blank 8-2

Doubles — Ryan Mahalek/Sam Rademacher, K, def. Zeik Florea/Isaiah Epler 8-1. Charlie Brockmeier/Carson Elstermeier, K, def. Ethan Mercer/Landon Blank 8-1. Phillip Tran/Chinyere Obasi, K, def. Greg Bergeron/Clay Stone 8-1

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