Tie-breakers were used to determine the top six teams at the Pella High Tennis Invitational Saturday.
One of those tie-breakers involved the Pella High Little Dutch. Pella lost a tie-breaker with Maharishi, Fairfield, to finish in second place in the final team standings.
Pella and Maharishi tied for the top spot with 165 points each. Maharishi was declared the winners based on winning more games in the tournament, 119 to 110 for the Dutch.
Boone won a tie-braker to take third over Grinnell, who was fourth.
Another tie-breaker enabled Albia to finish fifth ahead of the Pella JV.
Oskaloosa was seventh in the seven-team field.
In singles play, Pella’s Jamison Roozeboom was second overall to Sam Stickles of Maharishi.
Stickles beat Roozeboom in the finals 8-5.
Tom Petitt, of Pella, was third in the singles play. Pettit also lost to Stickles 8-1 before bouncing back to win the third place match 8-6 over Kirk Rudolph, of Grinnell.
Pella’s Caleb Blom was seventh for the Dutch JV team in singles competition.
In doubles play the team of Tom Palmer and Aaron Van Maanen was second losing in the finals to a team from Maharishi 8-5.
Sam Dykstra and Colin Jones, of Pella, settled for fourth place overall.
The Pella JV tandem of Bryce Bortscheller and Tristan Miedema was eighth in doubles action.