IRON RIVER—West Iron County got its boys tennis season off to a successful start April 24 with a 5-3 win at Escanaba.
The Wykons took three of the four singles matches. At No. 1, Austin Waara lost just one game in a 6-0, 6-1 win. Adam Newby, at third singles, lost a second set tiebreaker but won a third set tiebreak for his win. Alex Ralston prevailed in straight sets at fourth singles in a close match.
At second singles, Caleb Pellizzer lost in three sets.
In first doubles, Ryan Rogers and Andrew Peterson were taken to a third set but won it 6-0. At second doubles, Sean Gustafson and Tylor Capadagli started slowly but won a pair of tiebreakers to take the victory 1-6, 7-6, 7-6.
The Wykons travel to Iron Mountain on May 1 and play their first home match May 3 against Norway at Nelson Field. They visit Menominee May 7.