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WDC's Haley Anderson serves up a shot in Wednesday's home dual with Pierz.
WDC's Haley Anderson serves up a shot in Wednesday's home dual with Pierz.

Wolverines bow to Pioneers

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Paige Hartman's victory at No. 3 singles broke up a shutout bid by the Pierz Pioneers Wednesday on the revamped Wadena-Deer Creek courts.


Hartman defeated Emily Seelen 6-3, 6-3.

The WDC courts were badly damaged in the June 17 tornado but were recently repaired.

The Wolverines will host Park Rapids in a 4:30 p.m. contest Tuesday and will entertain Detroit Lakes at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Pierz 6, WDC 1


1- Cassie Banick (P) def. Macy Hartman (WDC) 7-6 (7-1), 6-1

2- Jayme Sczublewski (P) def. Haley Anderson (WDC) 6-0, 6-0

3- Paige Hartman (WDC) def. Emily Seelen (P) 6-3, 6-3

4- Chantel Naill (P) def. Molly Barrett (WDC) 6-3, 7-5


1- Erin Gritzmacher-Karissa Schlegel (P) def. Hanna Jacobson-Ashley Carlson (WDC) 6-0, 6-0

2- Lisa Langer-Brianna Funk (P) def. Abby Wegscheid-Sarah Najjar (WDC) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3

3- Amanda Nordman-Kendra Fuhrman (P) def. Desiree Isola-Elise Kallevig (WDC) 6-3, 6-4

WDC singles players claim victories

All four Wadena-Deer Creek singles players claimed at least one victory in the WDC/Staples-Motley Invitational at Brainerd.

Macy Hartman was a double winner and took third place in the No. 2 singles. Hartman defeated Joni Young of Sartell and Katie Anderson of Detroit Lakes but lost to Sandra Koskiniemi of Staples-Motley.

Haley Anderson posted one victory over West Central Area's Nicole Anderson in No. 1 singles player. Anderson lost to Mikayla Wing of Staples-Motley and Missy Hendrix of New York Mills.

WDC's Paige Hartman lost No. 3 singles matches to Staples-Motley's Abbey Smith and Stewartville's Lydia Bardwell before beating Erin Ruddell of West Central Area.

Molly Barrett opened her No. 4 singles competition by beating Sartell's Elsie Sjogren. Barrett then lost to Stewartville' Gabby Steinhoff and Staples-Motley's Kelsey Zetah.

Hannah Jacobson and Molly Kraemer placed eighth at No. 1 doubles Abby Wegscheid and Ashley Carlson were eighth at No. 2.