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Truckee tennis | Boys edged by Manogue in tiebreaker

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Submitted to swright@sierrasun.comThe 2011 Truckee boys' tennis team.

The Truckee High boysandamp;#8217; tennis team kicked off its season with a tough tiebreaker loss against visiting Bishop Manogue on Tuesday. The first round started off with butterflies, as Truckee teams trailed in the early going. However, the Wolverines fought back from early deficits to take the first round of sets, 6-2. Isaiah Cutler had to fight back from a 5-2 deficit to win 7-5. This may be the first time that all three doubles seeds swept their first round.The pendulum swung and swung hard in round two. Manogue fought back to win four of the six sets in the second round. While Cutler maintained singles dominance on court one, brother team Aaron and Brandon Deeter picked up the only doubles win. Jake Kamenetsky lost a heartbreaker on court two, going the distance in the tiebreaker set, coming up the stroke shy.True to form, round three split the sets, 3-3, ending match play with a 9-9 tie. Top seeds Cutler in singles and Aaron Pado and Grayson Forsberg in doubles, won their sets. The key match to force the tie came from the Truckee doubles team of Brandon Deeter and Travis Ferre, who beat Manogueandamp;#8217;s No. 1 seed, 6-2. But only Cutler and Pado/Forsberg won in the tiebreaker, as Manogue edged out Truckee in the seasonandamp;#8217;s first match.andamp;#8220;Compared to past years, our first match was against a very strong Bishop Manogue team. Battling for a 9-9 tie showed us just how competitive both teams were,andamp;#8221; said Truckee coach Rick Deeter. andamp;#8220;This was an impressive start for Truckee menandamp;#8217;s tennis.andamp;#8221;andamp;#8212; This article was submitted to Sports Editor Sylas Wright at

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