Warrior Girls Tennis: Warriors sweep doubles in loss to Willmar
WILLMAR — The Brainerd Warriors swept all three doubles matches, but couldn’t come up with a singles win in Tuesday’s 4-3 Central Lakes Conference loss to the Willmar Cardinals.
Rosemary Hunter almost pulled out a win at No. 2 singles before losing to Cayle Hovland 6-2, 6-7 (7-5), 7-5.
The Warriors’ junior varsity won 9-2.
Singles winners were Sarah Dick, Hannah Moen, Hailey Hinrichs, Gretchen Gramer and Jenna Swenson.
Doubles winners were Shayla Matz-Claire Siekas, Anna Fischer-Lisa Doubben, Maddie Exsted-Gretchen Grammer, Abby Torkelson-Karlene Knutson, Jenna Swenson-Megan Wroolie and Hannah Spitzley-Maura Halverson.
Willmar 4, Brainerd 3
No. 1: Gabie Bierbaum (W) def. Caitlin Steffen 6-4, 6-2
No. 2: Cayle Hovland (W) def. Rosemary Hunter 6-2, 6-7 (7-5) 7-5
No. 3: Bailey Hovland (W) def. Chloe Glassman 7-5, 6-3
No. 4: Hannah Hansen (W) def. Kristina Anderson 6-2, 6-0
No. 1: Megan-Hintz-Sara Wennerstrand (B) def. Heather Horning-Kassy Linbo 6-1, 6-4
No. 2: Morgan Steffen-Natalie Comeau (B) def. Leah Ramon-Waverly Slette 6-2, 6-4
No. 3: Brooke Mimmack-Ashley Fitterer (B) def. Tayva Vollan-Megan Andersen 6-2, 6-2
Conference: Brd 6-3. Overall: Brd 8-5. Next: Brainerd hosts Alexandria 4:30 p.m. Thursday.