Area Tennis: Gobblers sweep Cloquet
AITKIN — Claire Browning and the doubles team of Lindy Lehman-Sharbonda-Lisa Anderson each picked up wins in their respective No. 1 matches as Aitkin swept Cloquet 7-0 in non conference play Tuesday.
The Gobblers finished the regular season 5-11 and will travel Monday to Virginia for the first round of the section playoffs.
No. 1: Claire Browning (A) def Rachael Collier 6-1, 6-1
No. 2: Elise Courtemanche (A) def Lora Chalich 6-3, 6-1
No. 3: Marissa Kinzer (A) def Rosie Lundquist 7-5, 6-4
No. 4: Megan Lawson (A) def Joanna Harms 6-1, 6-4
No. 1: Lindy Lehman-Sharbonda-Lisa Anderson (A) def Reilley Kedrowski-Alyssa Acheson 6-2, 6-2
No. 2: Amy Chalich-Taylor Smith (A) def Katrina Smith-Brianna Baker 6-3, 6-1
No. 3: Paige Westerlund-Lexi Liljenquist (A) def Abby Wangen-Jade Alvillar 6-4, 1-6, 6-0
Overall: A 5-11. Next: Aitkin at Virginia 3:30 p.m. Monday.
■ Staples-Motley 7,
Long Praire-Grey Eagle 0
LONG PRAIRIE — The Staples-Motley Cardinals geared up for section play next week by shutting out Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 7-0 Tuesday winning all seven matches in straight sets.
It was the fourth straight dual meet shutout for the Cards, who finish the regular season 7-2.
No. 1: Mikayla Wing (SM) def. Lexi Larson 6-1, 7-5
No. 2: Grace Wolhowe (SM) def. Nikki Szech 6-2, 6-1
No. 3: Emily Israelson (SM) def. Brooklyn Levin 6-3, 6-2
No. 4: Sarah Koopmann (SM) def. Abby Ecker 6-4, 6-3
No. 1: Maggie O’Keefe-Kelsey Zetah (SM) def. Laura Geisenhof-Abbey Schultz 6-2, 6-3
No. 2: Brooke Wolhowe-Ann Kautto (SM) def. Jenna Abraham-Payton Long 6-3, 6-3
No. 3: Nikki Edin-Linsey Johnson (SM) def. McKenzie Berth-Tori Roe 6-22, 6-2
Overall: SM 7-2. Next: Staples-Motley in Section 8A tournameent enxt week TBD.