The Blue Earth Area Buccaneer tennis team could only pull out two victories in their match against the New Ulm Eagles on Friday, May 2, and ended up losing 5-2.
The Bucs reached the plus column with victories from their No. 3 and No. 4 singles players.
Chandler Kienitz defeated a fellow sophomore when he took a 6-3, 6-4 win over Tim Haug of the Eagles at the No. 3 singles spot.
Then, at the No. 4 singles position, Buc senior Chance Andrews defeated Andrew Goodall, 6-3, 6-0.
BEA exchange student Leon Chaudhari took on Calvin Collum at the No. 1 singles spot and fell 6-2, 6-3.
The Bucs other senior player, Hunter Myers, was at the No. 2 singles slot and lost 6-1, 6-2 to junior Josh Koelpin.
The junior Buccaneer duo of Jaron King and Martin Granados lost to two Eagle juniors, Nic Gartner and Noah Stocker, by a score of 6-1, 6-3 at the No. 1 doubles position.
There was a close battle at the No. 2 doubles spot. BEA junior Justus Thielen and eighth-grader Spencer Petersen lost 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) to John Goodall and Taylor Tambormino.
At No. 3 doubles, BEA seventh-grader Parker Kienitz and eighth-grader Spenser Timmerman lost to Earl Forter and Kelby Stocker, 6-3, 6-0.
This week the Buccaneers host Luverne on Thursday, before competing in the South Central Conference Tournament on Saturday in Waseca.