Girls Tennis Roundup: NLS topples Mound Westonka
NEW LONDON — A sweep in doubles and a couple of straight-set wins in singles allowed New London-Spicer to topple Mound Westonka 5-2 Monday in a Wright County Conference match.
Wally Gustafson/Louise Lungstrom at No. 1, Reiley Ness/Megan Holme at No. 2 and Kylie Soine/Taylor Olson at No. 3 all won in straight sets in doubles for the Wildcats.
Also needing just the minimum two sets to earn a point in singles for NLS was No. 1 Lisa Dobbelaere and No. 4 Taylor Bengtson.
It was the fourth straight win for the Wildcats who are now 7-3 overall.
NLS 5, Mound Westonka 2
(1) Lisa Dobbelaere, N, def. Evann Welty 6-3, 6-2 (2) Kristina Linder, M, def. Abby Nelson 6-4, 6-3 (3) Jamie Goldberg, M, def. MacKenzie Loftness 6-2, 6-4 (4) Taylor Bengtson, N, def. Hannah O’Borsky 6-4, 7-5
(1) Wally Gustafson/Louise Lungstrom, N, def. Rachel Lee/Erin Ehlers 7-5, 6-4 (2) Reiley Ness/Megan Holme, N, def. Sam Burriss/Jamee Schoephoerster 6-1, 6-3 (3) Kylie Soine/Taylor Olson, N, def. Madi Nadine/Ellie Burris 6-4, 6-3
YME 6, Redwood Valley 1
Yellow Medicine East dropped just one singles match in a victory over Redwood Valley on Monday.
The Sting picked up three doubles victories and singles wins from Danielle Clarke, Britanna Raddatz and Anne Clarke.
(1) Danielle Clarke, Y, def. Ahnna Malecek 6-2 6-2 (2) Alyssa Lueck, R, def. Jordan Glad 3-6 6-1 6-1 (3) Britanna Raddatz, Y, def. Carli Grannes 6-0 6-3 (4) Anne Clarke, Y, def. Jillian Read 6-4 6-1
(1) Jordan Trotter/Sandy Bartels, Y, def. Abby Einck 6-0 6-1 (2) Mariah Norell/Stephanie Bartels, Y, def. Rhylee Schmidt 7-5 7-6 (7-4) (3) Sophie Timm/Haley Spielman, Y, def. Kenzie Manthei/Alexis Johnson, Y, def. 6-0 6-2
MACCRAY 6, Pipestone 1
The MACCRAY tennis team didn’t drop a set in the six matches it won Monday.
The Wolverines’ doubles teams cruised to three wins while Amber Wieberdink, Jenna Mersbergen and Kim Trulock lost just four games combined in three singles victories.
(1) Amber Wieberdink, M, def. Abby Steffan 6-0, 6-1 (2) Jenna Mersbergen, M, def. Nicole Scotting 6-0, 6-1 (3) Kim Trulock, M, def. Maya Bledsoe 6-0, 6-2 (4) Lauren Lapthorn, P, def. Brianna Harguth 6-1, 6-0
(1) Annie Sandry/Kaylee Christenson, M, def. Veronica Johnson/Tayla Sysarath 7-5, 6-1 (2) Heather Marcus/Belle Brynjulfson, M, def. Sarah Woelber/Tory VanEssen 6-0, 6-1 (3) Haylee Sandry/Emily Woods, M, def. Rachel Skyberg/Lauren Houg 6-3, 6-2
West Central Area 4, Benson 3
West Central Area’s Dawn Cleveland and Brittany Randt won the deciding point at 1-doubles against the Braves on Monday.
The Braves picked up wins from 4-singles player Katie Samuelson, and from the 2-doubles and 3-doubles teams of Melanie Reese and Kendra Dingmann and Samantha Payne and Olivia Vergin.
(1) Lauryn McLaughlin, W, def. Maggie Buyck 5-7 7-5 default (2) Regan Bliss, W, def. Raquel Curriel 6-2 6-7 (3-7) 7-6 (7-1) (3) Taylor Endreson, W, def. Kellie Enderson 7-5 6-2 (4) Katie Samuelson, B, def. Ali Veldhouse 6-4 6-2
(1) Dawn Cleveland/Brittany Randt, W, def. Kelsey Rajewsky/Susan Zniewski 6-3 6-4 (2) Melanie Reese/Marissa Hayward/McKenna Blehr 6-0 6-2 (3) Samantha Payne/Olivia Vergin, B, def. Megan Holl/name not available 6-4 6-1
Osakis 4, Minnewaska 3
The Lakers were handed their first loss of the season after Osakis won 2 matches on the doubles side and split 2 singles matches.
For Minnewaska, Jada Hoffman won a three-set dual at 2-singles, Hannah Freske won in straight sets at 3-singles and Rachel Riley/Makenna Olson won in straight sets at 1-doubles.