FALCONER - Panama beat Falconer, 4-1, in non-league boys tennis on Tuesday afternoon to spoil the season's tennis opener of the Golden Falcons.
Falconer started out on the right foot as first singles Cooper Miller defeated Bryce Payne, 6-2, 6-0, but then Panama won the next four matches for the win.
Second singles Greg Delahoy, third singles Jack Payne, first doubles Wyatt Jackson and Brian Ratka, and second doubles Mike Rensel and Patrick Ratka were the winners for Panama.
Above, Panama’s Bryce?Payne gets ready to make a backhand return during Tuesday’s tennis match again Falconer. Below, Falconer’s Cooper Miller makes a forehand return. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photo by Mark L. Anderson
Cooper Miller (F) d. Bryce Payne, 6-2, 6-0; Greg Delahoy(P) d. Nathan Sanders, 6-4, 6-0; Jack Payne (P) d. Stephen Kanicki, 6-0, 6-0; Wyatt Jackson-Brian Ratka (P) d. Justin Gilbert-Lucas Young, 6-0, 6-0; Mike Rensel-Patrick Ratka (P) won by forfeit.