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Girls tennis: Wadena-Deer Creek falls in regular-season finale against Little Falls

The Wadena-Deer Creek girls tennis team suffered a close close to Little Falls in the final match of the regular season.

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Wadena-Deer Creek's No. 1 doubles sisters Anna and Katie Fiemeyer take on the Little Falls duo on Oct. 3, 2022.
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WADENA — The Wadena-Deer Creek girls tennis team finished the regular season with a close loss against Little Falls on Monday afternoon at home.

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Kayla Meeks, front, and Cadie Leeseberg in action against Little Falls on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 at Wadena-Deer Creek High School.
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The Flyers beat the Wolverines 5-2 behind four singles wins. Beth Ahlin, Ashley Hagen, Claire Kimman and Elise Ballou secured four of Little Falls’ five points.

WDCKatie and Anna Fiemeyer beat Tori Gottwalt and Julia Vetch 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 doubles. Genevieve Pinella and Chloe Leeseberg also picked up a straight sets win at No. 3 doubles.

The Wolverines went on the road last week to take on Perham-New York Mills on Thursday. The Yellowjackets nipped WDC 5-2.

Perham-New York Mills’ Kaia Anderson beat Kaylee Endres 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. Alayna Moe and Violet Radniecki also won in straight sets at Nos. 3 and 4 singles.

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Kaylee Endres serves in a match against Little Falls on Oct. 3, 2022 at Wadena-Deer Creek High School.
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Needing to win one doubles match to secure the win, Courtney Ternus and Eva Vorderbruggen beat Pinella and Chloe Leeseberg 7-5, 7-5 at No. 3 doubles to secure the win. Maya Radniecki and Addicyn Zimmerman also beat Kayla Meeks and Caddie Leeseberg in three sets for Perham-New York Mills’ fifth point.

The Wolverines won both No. 1 matchups. Libby Hartman beat LaVonne Lindberg 6-2, 6-2, while the team of Katie and Anna Fiemeyer took down Trinity Covington and Morgan Smith 6-0, 6-0.

PERHAM-NEW YORK MILLS 5, WADENA-DEER CREEK 2

SINGLES- No. 1- Libby Hartman (W) def. LaVonne Lindberg 6-2, 6-2; No. 2- Kaia Anderson (P) def. Kaylee Endres 6-2, 6-2; No. 3- Alayna Moe (P) def. Charlie Snyder 6-1, 6-1; No. 4- Violet Radniecki (P) def. Claire Kapphahn 6-2, 6-1

DOUBLES- No. 1- Katie Fiemeyer-Anna Fiemeyer (W) def. Morgan Smith-Trinity Covington 6-0, 6-0; No. 2- Maya Radniecki-Addicyn Zimmerman (P) def. Kayla Meeks-Cadie Leeseberg 6-1, 2-6, 6-2; No. 3- Courtney Ternus-Eva Vorderbruggen (P) def. Genevieve Pinella-Chloe Leeseberg 7-5, 7-5

PERHAM- NEW YORK MILLS 4, ALEXANDRIA 3

SINGLES- No. 1- Marissa Rousu (A) def. LaVonne Lindberg 6-1, 6-2; No. 2- Rachel Wegner (A) def. Kaia Anderson 6-2, 2-6, 6-3; No. 3- Kylie Lattimer (A) def. Alayna Moe 6-1,1-6, 6-1; No. 4- Violet Radniecki (P) def. Teresa Bitzan 6-2, 6-2

DOUBLES- No. 1- Morgan Smith-Trinity Covington (P) def. Chelby Runge-Jalyn Halverson 7-5, 6-3; No. 2- Maya Radniecki-Addicyn Zimmerman (P) def. Morgan Aure-Ayla Rolin 6-2, 7-5; No. 3- Courtney Ternus-Eva Vorderbruggen (P) def. Katelyn Thiery-Faith Odland 6-2, 4-6, 6-2

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Kaylee Endres hits a backhand shot in a match against Little Falls on Oct. 3, 2022 at Wadena-Deer Creek High School.
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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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