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Girls Tennis: Tech quiets Cards

WILLMAR — The always powerful St. Cloud Tech tennis team made clear early on that Willmar would not be party to an upset.

Tech didn’t drop a set and allowed the Cardinals just 14 games in a 7-0 Central Lakes Conference victory on Tuesday.

“I am proud of our girls,” said Willmar head coach Jim Anderson. “They knew this was going to be an up-hill battle and as a team played with a positive attitude from start to finish.”

Hannah Hansen played well at 2-singles, Anderson said, winning six games off Tech’s Leah Wurm.

“Although the scores don’t indicated it, all the girls improved from our previous outing against Tech,” Anderson said.

The Cardinals play next at Brainerd on Thursday.

St. Cloud Tech 7, Willmar 0


(1) Katelyn Torrolly, S, def. Cayle Hovland 6-0 6-0 (2) Leah Wurm, S, def, Hannah Hansen 6-2 6-4 (3) Lexi Portz, S, def. Bailey Hovland 6-3 6-0 (4) Sarah Donnelly, S, def. Bergen Vollan 6-0 6-1


(1) Taylar Torrolly/Jill Kidrowski, S, def. Claire Schmitz/Amelia Amon 6-0 6-0 (2) Katie Williams/Sam Eisenreich, S, def. Erica Ellingson/Kaylee Chester 6-2 6-0 (3) Steph Nardi/Sabrina Sturm, S, def. Sydney Fischer/Kaylyn Kopecek 6-1 6-1



1-singles Amber Wieberdink and 3-singles Kaylee Christenson won in straight sets for MACCRAY. The doubles teams of Heather Marcus/Belle Brynjulfson and Haylee Sandry/Emily Woods and 2-singles Kim Trulock also won.


(1) Amber Wieberdink, M, def. Mackenzie Winter 6-2, 6-0 (2) Kim Trulock, M, def. Morgan Pastian 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 (3) Kaylee Christenson, M, def. Morgan Meyer 6-0, 6-0 (4) Erin Rooney, BBE, def. Briannan Harguth 7-6(5), 6-1


(1) Mattea Eckstein/Daisha Meyer, BBE, def. Jenna Mersbergen/Annie Sandry 7-5, 6-4 (2) Heather Marcus/Belle Brynjulfson, M, def. Amanda Evens/Sierra Wohlman 6-1, 6-1 (3) Haylee Sandry/Emily Woods, M, def. Sonja Carson/Katie Boie 6-1, 6-0

Minnewaska 7, Morris/CA 0

Minnewaska held Morris/Chokio-Alberta to one point or less in all but one set. 


(1) Ellen Stensrud, Min, def Abbie Olson 6-0, 6-1 (2) Jada Hoffman, Min, def Kaitlin Vogel 6-0, 6-0 (3) Hannah Freske, Min, def Katie Cannon 6-1, 6-1 (4) Myranda Thoen, Min, def Maddie Hennen 6-0, 6-0


(1) Rachel Riley/Makenna Hanson, Min, def Carly Gullickson/Kjersa Anderson 6-1, 6-1 (2) Joelle Thorfinnson/Annika Pederson, Min, def Brittany Cardwell/Hannah Brueggemann 6-0, 6-1 (3) Sarah Freske/Karissa LaMont, Min, def Annie Brandt/Jessica Burks 6-3, 6-1

West Central

Benson 4, YME 3

Benson won three of four singles matches and the team of Kelsey Rajewski and Kendra Dingmann closed out the tight match with a win at 1-doubles.

Raquel Curriel, Kellie Enderson and Katie Samuelson secured singles victories for the Braves. Enderson had to rally after losing a first-set tiebreaker to win at 3-singles.

Rajewski and Dingman lost a second-set tiebreaker but rebounded to win the third set.

YME got wins from 1-singles player Danielle Clarke and the doubles teams of Sandy Bartels and Britanna Raddatz, and Ann Clarke and Mariah Norell.

The Braves are 4-3 in conference and 9-8 overall.


(1) Danielle Clark, Y, def. Susan Zniewski 6-4 5-7 10-8 (2) Raquel Curriel, B, def. Sophie Timm 6-4 6-0 (3) Kellie Enderson, B, def. Stephanie Bartels, 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 6-3 (4) Katie Samuelson, B, Haley Spielman 6-2 6-2


(1) Kelsey Rajewsky/Kendra Dingman, B, def. Jordan Trotter/Jordan Glad 6-4 (6-7 (2-7) 6-2 (2) Sandy Bartels/Britanna Raddatz, Y, def. Melanie Reese/Olivia Vergin 6-3 6-4 (3) Ann Clarke/Mariah Norell, Y, def. Samantha Payne/Gracie Grussing 6-2 6-2

Montevideo 6, LQPV 1

Lac qui Parle Valley’s Kylee Jahn took 1-singles in three sets and a tiebreaker over Kaylie Maroney, but Montevideo swept the rest of the matches over the Eagles.


(1) Kylee Jahn, L, def Kaylie Maroney 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7-0) (2) Morgan Reidinger, M, def Kamryn Siedschlag 6-2, 6-1 (3) Ashley Hoehne, M, def Molly Hacker 6-1, 6-2 (4) Tina Lipinski, M, def Ashtyn Oie 6-2, 6-2


(1) Nikki Erickson/Macy Peters, M, def Mary Savoy/Kristyne Hamburg 6-1, 6-2 (2) Jessa Kack/Kayla Erickson, M, def Courtney Hanson/Karissa Jahn 6-3, 6-6 (9-11), 7-6 (7-2) (3) Natasha Smith/Avery Koosman, M, def Marissa Gearman/Katherine Bratsch 4-6, 6-0, 6-4

Wright County

Delano 7, NLS 0

The New London-Spicer tennis team had a rough outing against Delano on Tuesday.

Aside from 1-singles, Delano’s squad wrapped up the rest of the singles and doubles matches in straight sets.

The Wildcats’ Lisa Dobbelaere took the first set from Delano’s Ginger Valentine but then dropped the second set and fell 10-7 in the third.


(1) Ginger Valentine, D, def. Lisa Dobbelaere 2-6 6-2 10-7 (2) Katie Schleif, D, def. Abby Nelson 6-0 6-1 (3) Kitty Bonine, D, def. MacKenzie Loftness 6-0 6-1 (4) Steph Almquist, D, def. Taylor Bengtson 6-0 6-2


(1) Cassy Finn/Taylor Hedtke, D, def. Wally Gustafson/Louise Lungstrom 6-2 6-0 (2) Alex Schreyer/Jackie Dauberg, D, def. Reiley Ness/Megan Holme 6-2 6-0 (3) Hayley Griffiths/Amy Max, D, def. Kylie Soine/Taylor Olson 6-1 6-2

Hutchinson 5, Litchfield 2

Hutchinson won three singles matches and downed the Dragons in a Wright County Conference match on Tuesday.

Litchfield’s Natalie Nelson won at 3-singles and the 1-doubles team of Kalley Spreiter and Kennedy Sommerfeld won in straight sets.


(1) Ellyssa Overson, H, def. Miriam Karre 4-6 6-2 6-0 (2) Tayla Card, H, def. Lauren Knisley 6-3 6-1 (3) Natalie Nelson, L, def. Emma Johnson 6-3 6-3 (4) Ellen Larson, H, def. Shanna Kinny 7-6 (7-1) 1-6 6-2


(1) Kalley Spreiter/Kennedy Sommerfeld, L, def. Alli Neubarth/Hannah Starke 6-4 6-3 (2) Olivia Watzke/Katelyn Koenig, H, def. Emily Smith/Alexa Desens 6-1 6-3 (3) Abbie Nistler/Erin Westlund, H, def. Kate Schumann/Grace Spanos 6-3 3-6 7-5