(Red Oak) Red Oak senior Pete Walker has capped off his illustrious tennis career for the Tigers with a second straight 4th place finish in the Class 1A Boys State Tournament.
For his career, Walker compiled a 8-8 record at state. The four-time qualifier placed 7th as a sophomore and 4th as a junior and senior.
This year's 4th place finish saw Walker win his first two matches at Byrnes Park in Waterloo before dropping his next two. Walker was defeated 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in the semifinals by eventual state champion Aaron Chalstrom of St. Edmond. In the 3rd place match Walker went down 6-3, 6-4 to sophomore Sam Stickels of Maharisi, Fairfield.