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      Maharishi tennis wins the Ottumwa Invittional

      The Maharishi School Pioneers swept the Ottumwa Invittional, taking 1st place in all 6 singles flights as well as all 3 doubles flights.

      Sam Stickels defeated Zach Ray by a score of 6-4 to capture the #1 singles and Surya Sawhney and Solaris Nite came from behind to beat Zach Ray and Sam Kramer in a tightly contested match by the score of 6-5.

      The Maharishi duo battled back after facing 3 match points on Sawhney's serve.

      "I was impressed by the way Solaris and Surya handled the pressure. Both players repeatedly came up with key shots to capture the gold medals."

      The host team, Ottumwa finished 2nd followed by Oskaloosa and Indianola.

      The Pioneers travel to Burlington on Monday followed by district on Thursday, May 15th.