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