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Girls tennis roundup: Wolverines split home triangular

The Wadena-Deer Creek girls tennis team split its home triangular against East Grand Forks and Roseau.

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Wadena-Deer Creek's Kayla Meeks hits a return shot at the Park Rapids invite on Aug. 20, 2022 at Park Rapids High School.
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WADENA – The Wadena-Deer Creek girls tennis team split its home triangular last week with Roseau and East Grand Forks.

After falling 4-3 to the Green Wave, the Wolverines beat the Rams 6-1 with three doubles wins. Katie and Anna Fiemeyer beat Jessie Danielson and Erin Brandt at No. 1 doubles 6-1, 6-0. Kayla Meeks and Cadie Leeseberg won 6-1, 6-4 at No.2 doubles, while Genevive Pinella and Chloe Leeseberg picked up a three-set win at No. 3 doubles. All three teams also won in straight sets against East Grand Forks.

In the singles competition, Libby Hartman, Kaylee Endres and Claire Kapphahn won in straight sets. Emma Johnson notched Roseau’s lone win.

WDC falls to Pierz

The Wolverines hit the road for Pierz a day earlier, but fell 4-3 in a tightly-contested match.

The Pioneers won all four singles matches on their way to a 4-3 win. Britney Schommer beat Hartman at No. 1 singles in a three-set thriller to give Pierz the victory. Kenna Otte, Alex Thielen and Olivia Thielen also won singles matches.

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Katie and Anna Fiemeyer beat Marissa Otremba and Clara Tax at No. 1 doubles. Meeks teamed up with Cadie Leeseberg to beat Abby Virnig and Addie Thielen at No. 2 doubles. Chloe Leeseberg and Pinella knocked off Cameryn Herold and Madelyn Kessler to earn the Wolverine’s third point. All three of WDC’s doubles teams won in straight sets.

WADENA-DEER CREEK 6, ROSEAU 1

SINGLES- No. 1 Libby Hartman (W) def. Karli Wensloff 6-3, 6-1; No. 2- Kaylee Endres (W) def. Ava Hass 6-4, 6-3; No. 3- Emma Johnson (R) Charlie Snyder 7-5, 6-2; No. 4- Claire Kapphahn (W) def. Quinn Kruger 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES- 1- Katie Fiemeyer-Anna Fiemeyer (W) def. Jessie Danielson-Erin Brandt 6-1, 6-0; No. 2- Kayla Meeks-Cadie Leeseberg (W) def. Marissa Glodowski-Kylie Winkler 6-1, 6-4; No. 3- Genevieve Pinella-Chloe Leeseberg (W) def. Lindsey Vistad-Bryn Wilson 6-1, 4-6, 6-1

EAST GRAND FORKS 4, WADENA-DEER CREEK 3

SINGLES- No. 1- Emma Farder (E) def. Libby Hartman 7-5, 6-2; No. 2- Ruby Leach (E) def. Kelanie Oldakowski 6-2, 6-1; No. 3- Erin Bowman (E) def. Kaylee Endres 3-6, 6-4, 10-8; No. 4- Karlee Walsh (E) def. Claire Kapphahn 6-2, 6-4

DOUBLES- No. 1- Katie Fiemeyer-Anna Fiemeyer (W) def. Lila Rothenberger-Maddie Petrovich 6-0, 6-2; No. 2- Kayla Meeks-Cadie Leeseberg (W) def. Kate Cantera-Gabriana Troemner 7-5, 6-1; No. 3- Genevieve Pinnella-Chloe Leeseberg (W) def. Sam Zimmerman-Emma Abby 6-2, 6-0

PIERZ 4, WADENA-DEER CREEK 3

SINGLES- No. 1 Britney Schommer (P) def. Libby Hartman 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; No. 2- Kenna Otte (P) def. Kaylee Endres 6-0, 6-2; No. 3- Alex Thielen (P) def. Claire Snyder 6-2, 6-2; No. 4- Olivia Thielen (P) def. Claire Kapphahn 6-2, 6-2

DOUBLES- No. 1- Katie Fiemeyer-Anna Fiemeyer (W) def. Clara Tax-Marissa Otremba 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 Kayla Meeks-Cadie Leeseberg (W) def. Abby Virnig-Addie Thielen 7-5, 6-2; No. 3- Chloe Leeseberg-Genevieve Pinella (W) def. Cameryn Herold-Madelyn Kessler 7-6 (10), 6-3

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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