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Wankerl makes statement for tennis team


April 18, 2019

Dennis Semrau

Jack Henderson (left) and Riley Breunig of Sauk Prairie were Badger North Conference Senior All-Stars.

The Badger Conference crossover boys tennis dual between host Sauk Prairie and Madison Edgewood was already decided, but that didn't deter Eagles' junior co-captain Noah Wankerl from making a personal statement.

Edgewood pulled out a 5-2 victory, sweeping all three doubles matches.

But the personal dual at No. 1 singles between Wankerl and Edgewood sophomore Alex Sviatoslavsky was worth the wait.

Sviatoslavsky won the first set in a tiebreaker 7-6 (5), but Wankerl rallied to take the next two sets 7-6 (4) and 6-4 to secure the victory in a marathon battle that established some early-season...

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