Cardinals oust WDC from Section 8A
The No. 2 Staples-Motley Cardinals cruised past No. 7 Wadena-Deer Creek in straight sets Monday en route to a 7-0 Section 8A team tournament victory at Staples.
WDC head coach Vicki Smith made changes in her lineup switching doubles players Molly Kraemer and Marie Hunt to No. 3 and No. 4 singles. Abby Wegscheid and Sarah Najjar teamed up at No. 2 doubles.
The Cards earned the right to advance to Friday's team tournament at the Grand Forks (N.D.) Tennis Center.
Section 8A Team Quarterfinals
Staples-Motley 7, WDC 0
1 Mikayla Wing (SM) over Macy Hartman (WDC) 6-1, 6-2
2 Kelsey Zetah (SM) over Paige Hartman (WDC) 6-1, 6-3
3 Maggie O'Keefe (SM) over Molly Kraemer (WDC) 6-0, 6-0
4 Sarah Koopmann (SM) over Marie Hunt (WDC) 6-1, 6-0
1 Brooke Wolhowe/Emily Israelson (SM) over Hanna Jacobson/Ashley Carlson (WDC) 6-1, 6-1
2 Nikki Edin/Grace Wolhowe (SM) over Sarah Najjar/Abby Wegscheid (WDC) 6-0, 6-0
3 Taylor Bissonette/Karlee Haglin (SM) over Erin Johnson/Elise Kallevig (WDC) 6-1, 6-1
LPGE 7, WDC 0
The Thunder racked up straight set victories in five of seven matches Oct. 6 in stopping the Wolverines on the local courts.
Paige Hartman lost to Nikki Szech 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 at No, 2 singles and Sara Najjar lost 6-2, 1-6 (10-5) at No. 3 singles.
The match was WDC's third in four days and closed out their regular season schedule.
LPGE 7, WDC 0
1 Kimmy Mrozek (LPGE) over Macy Hartman (WDC) 6-0, 6-2
2 Nikki Szech (LPGE) over Paige Hartman (WDC) 7-6 (7-1), 6-2
3 Brooklyn Levin (LPGE) over Sarah Najjar (WDC) 6-2, 1-6, (10-5)
4 Tori Roe (LPGE) over Abby Wegscheid (WDC) 6-1, 6-4
1 Sara Roerick/Megan Tschida (LPGE) over Hanna Jacobson/Ashley Carlson (WDC) 6-0, 6-0
2 Lexi Larson/Abbey Schultz (LPGE) over Molly Kraemer/Marie Hunt (WDC) 6-2, 6-1
3 Jenna Abraham/Kelsey Wolters (LPGE) over Erin Johnson/Elise Kallevig (WDC) 6-2, 6-0
Abby Minke/Peyton Long (LPGE) over Anna Kraemer/Macy Folkestad (WDC) 8-1