Girls tennis roundup: Wieberdink, Litchfield duo advance to semis
COLLEGEVILLE -- The Litchfield duo of Kalley Spreiter and Kennedy Sommerfeld won their first two matches in straight sets Thursday at St. John's University to advance to the semifinals of the Section 5A individual tournament.
COLLEGEVILLE - The Litchfield duo of Kalley Spreiter and Kennedy Sommerfeld won their first two matches in straight sets Thursday at St. John’s University to advance to the semifinals of the Section 5A individual tournament.
Spreiter and Sommerfeld is the tournament’s No. 1 seed and will play in the final four on Monday starting at 10 a.m. back at St. John’s University.
The championship match is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.
In singles, MACCRAY’s No. 5-seed Amber Wieberdink advanced to the quarterfinals after beating Annandale’s Sarah Grimm in three sets.
She will face Holy Family Catholic’s No. 1-seed Danielle Gannon in the semis on Monday at St. John’s.
How Area Teams Fared
Lauren Knisley: def Kim Trulock, MACCRAY, 6-2 4-6 6-2 … lost 6-2 6-2 to Grace Sperr, Holy Family Catholic; eliminated
Natalie Nelson: def Morgan Pastian, BBE, 6-2 6-2 … lost 6-0 6-0 to Danielle Gannon, Holy Family Catholic; eliminated
Shanna Kinny/Laney Huhner: def Annie Sandry/Heather Marcus, MACCRAY, 1-6 6-4 6-3 … lost 7-5 6-0 to Lisa Neumann/Casey Mikey, Annandale; eliminated
Kalley Spreiter/Kennedy Sommerfeld: def Belle Brynjulfson/Emily Woods, MACCRAY, 6-2 6-1 … def Louise Lungstrom/Taylor Bengston, NLS, 6-2 7-6 (7-5)
Amber Wieberdink: def Mackenzie Loftness, NLS, 6-2, 6-0 … def Sarah Grimm, Annandale, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
Kim Trulock: lost 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 to Lauren Knisely, Litchfield; eliminated
Belle Brynjulfson/Woods: lost 6-2, 6-1 to Kalley Spreiter/Kennedy Sommerfeld, Litchfield; eliminated
Sandry/Marcus: lost 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 to Shanna Kinny/Laney Huhner; eliminated
Mackenzie Loftness: lost 6-2, 6-0 to Amber Wieberdink, MACCRAY; eliminated
Gabby Helland: lost 6-0, 6-0 to Lauren Athmann, Providence Academy; eliminated
Louise Lungstrom/Taylor Bengston: def Morgan Meyer/Erin Rooney, BBE, 6-1, 6-2 … lost to Kalley Spreiter/Kennedy Sommerfeld 6-2, 7-6 (7-5); eliminated
Hunter Clark/Brea Westberg: lost 6-0, 6-0 to Lisa Neumann/Casey Mikel, Annandale; eliminated
Montevideo’s Kailey Maroney, the No. 2-seed in singles, was the lone area athlete to advance in the Section 3A tournament.
She beat St. James’ Renata Hernandez in three sets in the quarterfinals and will play Redwood Valley’s No. 6-seed Ahnna Malecek in the semifinals on Monday at Gustavus Adolphus.
How Area Teams Fared
Natasha Smith: lost 6-1, 6-2 to Alyssa Lueck, Redwood Falls; eliminated
Kailey Maroney: def Lauren Carlson, Fairmont, 6-0, 6-0 … def Renata Hernandez, St. James, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2
Avery Koosmann/Kendra Wanke: lost 6-3, 6-4 to Jordan Trotter/Jordan Glad, YME; eliminated
Morgan Reidinger/Macy Peters: def Danielle Kneip/Mckenzi Wenninger, Luverne, 7-5, 6-2 … lost 6-3, 6-3 to Hollie Peterson/Miranda Jacoby, St. James; eliminated
Anna Clarke: lost 6-1, 6-2 to Kylie Jahn, LQPV/DB; eliminated
Danielle Clarke: lost 6-4, 6-3 to Renata Hernandez, St. James; eliminated
Jordan Trotter/Jordan Glad: def Avery Koosmann/Kendra Wanke, Montevideo, 6-3, 6-4 … lost 6-3, 6-2 to Shantel Quist/Ellie Tonder, Fairmont; eliminated
Britanna Raddatz/Steph Bartels: def Ries/Stevens, Redwood Valley, 6-0, 6-2 … lost 6-4, 6-4 to Sophie Shelgren/Abby Fitzgerald, Fairmont; eliminated
Kylie Jahn: def Anna Clarke, YME, 6-1, 6-2 … lost 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 to Kalyn Haas, Redwood Valley; eliminated
Kamryn Siedschlag: lost 6-3, 6-2 to Kynzie Smedsrud, Luverne; eliminated
Courtney Hanson/Karissa Jahn: def Tayla Sysavath/Abby Steffen, Pipestone, 6-4, 6-2 … lost 6-0, 6-1 to Aubrey Eckstrom/Ashley Frederickson, St. James, 6-0, 6-1; eliminated