The Minnewaska Area Tennis Team held their tennis banquet on July 10 at the Padua Pub. The following awards were handed out: Leadership Award, Tate Reichmann; Most Improved, Tenzin Dahl and Connor Quelle; Sportsmanship Award, Damon Uhde; Will to Win Award, Ethan Quelle; Rookie of the Year, Alec Larson; Team Spirit Award, Nik VanDyke. Also handed out were: All Conference/Honorable mention, Tate Reichmann, Damon Uhde, Ethan Quelle, Nik VanDyke, Gannon Walsh and Connor Quelle (honorable mention); All State Academic, Tate Reichmann, Alec Larson and Damon Uhde; and West Central Conference Academic, Tate Reichmann, Damon Uhde, Connor quelle, Tenzin Dahl, Alec Larson, Riley Thorfinnson, Drew Bleick and Carter LeClair. Named to the 100 win club wasTate Reichmann with 128 career wins. Tate also had the most wins in a season with 31.
The team as a whole were West Central Conference Champs and State Team Participants, and Tate Reichmann placed 4th in state singles. Also, Head Coach Tara Reichmann was named section and state coach of the year; Assistant Coach Chad Quelle was named section and state assignment coach of the year. Congratulations, Lakers, on a fantastic season!