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Local Roundup: NLS tennis team edges Benson

NEW LONDON - New London-Spicer and Benson engaged in an early-season battle as five matches featured tie breaks before the Wildcats eventually emerged victorious 4-3 on Tuesday.

While Sophia Curriel of Benson came away with a tie-break win at No. 1 singles, NLS' Izzy Schmiesing and Shea Oman came away with a comfortable win at No. 1 double for the Wildcats.

NLS 4, Benson 3

Singles

(1) Sophia Curriel, Benson, def. Erin Loterbauer 6-4 2-6 10-7 (2) Ava Hanson, NLS, def. Gracie Lenz 6-3 6-2 (3) Ruby Parson, N, def. Grace Arnold 6-2 6-4 (4) Susan Knutson, B, def. Alex Suchy 6-3 7-6 (10-8)

Doubles

(1) Izzy Schmiesing/Shea Oman, N, def. Olivia Hoffman/Anna Samuelson 6-0 6-3 (2) Annika Spors/Ashley Templar, NL, def. Brenna Knutson 7-6 (7-2) 6-1 (3) Stacy Johnson/Alissa Maurer, B, def. Gala Mortenson/Suzanne Schneider 6-4 6-7 (2-7) 10-2

Curt Hogg

Curt Hogg is a sports reporter at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016. 

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