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Girls tennis roundup: Cardinals make it two in a row

Willmar wins its second straight conference match by beating Fergus Falls

WILLMAR — The Willmar girls tennis team picked up its second straight Central Lakes Conference win with a 5-2 victory over Fergus Falls.

The Cardinals move to 6-3 in the CLC and 8-5 overall. The Otters are 2-6 in conference play and 5-7 overall.

All five of Willmar’s wins came in two sets.

At No. 2 doubles, the Cardinals’ pairing of Kylee Berget and Lizzie Eide won a first-set tiebreaker en route to a two-set win against Mia Marsh and Leila Nasri, 7-6 (5), 6-1.

In singles play, it was a clean sweep for Willmar as Allison Bruhn, Kessa Mara, Caroline Becker and Adali Laidlaw were all victorious.

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The Cardinals next compete at 9 a.m. Saturday at home against New London-Spicer.

Willmar 5, Fergus Falls 2

Singles
(1) Allison Bruhn, W, def Madison Anderson 6-2, 6-0 … (2) Kessa Mara, W, def Amber Anderson 6-0, 6-1 … (3) Caroline Becker, W, def Clara Stephan 6-1, 6-0 … (4) Adali Laidlaw, W, def Ruby Ellison 6-1, 6-0
Doubles
(1) Isabella Abrahams/Ashtyn Lill, FF, def Alise Staebell/Ashlie Staebell 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 … (2) Kylee Berget/Lizzie Eide, W, def Mia Marsh/Leila Nasri 7-6 (5), 6-1 … (3) Mackenzie Krava/Hannah Anderson, FF, def Emmi larson/Heidi Kath 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1)

NLS 7, GSL 0

New London-Spicer swept the Wright County Conference meet at Glencoe-Silver Lake.

The Wildcats play at 9 a.m. Saturday at Willmar.

Singles
(1) Izzy Schmiesing, NLS, def. Anna Sievert 6-0, 6-2 … (2) Mya Mayhew, NLS, def. Bree Ryherd 6-1, 6-3 … (3) Delaney Hanson, NLS, def. Abby Gruber 6-0, 6-1 … (4) Avery Dierenfeld, NLS, def. Abigail Ziegler 6-0, 6-2
Doubles
(1) Kamryn Quenemoen/Sadie Hatlestad, NLS, def. Ella Malz/Allyssa Gruber 6-0, 6-4 … (2) Brooke Adelman/Jordan Proehl, NLS, def. Jenna Trippel/Leah Nemec 6-2, 6-4 … (3) Eva Schueler/Emily Ruter, NLS, def. Kalista Willhite/Mariah Gutknecht, not available.

Litchfield 7, Hutchinson 0

The Wright County Conference champion Litchfield Dragons got a sweep over Hutchinson at Litchfield.

At No. 3 doubles, the Dragons’ Sophie Stilwell and Kaitlyn Palmer came back from a first-set loss to beat the Tigers’ Jolynn Hauan and Morgan Briggman, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Litchfield is host to an eight-team invitational at 9 a.m. Saturday. Teams competing include: Annandale, Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, Crookston, Delano, Owatonna, St. Peter and Staples-Motley.

Singles
(1) Ryanna Steinhaus, L, def Ellie Petersen 6-1, 6-0 … (2) Kylie Michels, L, def Claire Schweim 6-3, 6-4 … (3) Karlee Prahl, L, def Kylie Lindersmith 6-0, 6-3 … (4) Isla Dille, L, def Audrey Hanson 6-1, 6-2
Doubles
(1) Britney Prahl/Lauren Erickson, L, def Erica Eckhart/Lauren Nelson 6-2, 6-0 … (2) Taylor Draeger/Olivia Olson, L, def Avery Watzke/Stella Docken 6-3, 6-0 … (3) Sophie Stilwell/Kaitlyn Palmer, L, def Jolynn Hauan/Morgan Briggman 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

LQPV/D-B 6,
Sauk Centre 1

Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd captured the West Central Conference meet from Sauk Centre at Madison.

LQPV’s toughest victory came at No. 1 doubles. Senior Sarah Halvorson and junior Claire Lowry defeated Gaby Dickson and Julia Marthaler 6-3, 6-7 (5), 10-7.

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The Mainstreeters’ Hailey Hokanson beat Katelyn Wittnebel at No. 1 singles, 6-4, 5-7, 10-7.

LQPV/D-B is host to New London-Spicer at 4:30 p.m. Monday in Madison.

Singles
(1) Hailey Hokanson, SC, def. Katelyn Wittnebel 6-4, 5-7, 10-7 … (2) Maddie Matthies, LQPV, def. Addy Hoffman 6-0, 6-0 … (3) Hannah Oie, LQPV, def. Lydia Peterson 6-4, 6-2 … (4) Sadie Hacker, LQPV, def. Sam Sabrowsky 6-4, 6-1.
Doubles
(1) Sarah Halvorson/Claire Lowry, LQPV, Gaby Dickinson/Julia Marthaler 6-3, 6-7 (5), 10-7 … (2) Kayla Jahn/kali Boumann, LQPV, def. Ellen Rick/Emma Klaphake 6-2, 6-0 … (3) Elsie Wiebe/Taylen Jorgenson, LQPV, def. Mischelle Straub/Amber Groetsch 6-0, 6-0
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