Area Girls Tennis: Flyers rack up win No. 11

Five area teams were on the court Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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AITKIN — Elise Ballou didn’t drop a game at No. 4 singles nor did Madi Lehrer at No. 3 singles for the Little Falls Flyers as they defeated the Aitkin Gobblers 5-2 for a Granite Ridge Conference victory Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Claire Kimman and Myla Ballou also won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 3 doubles as the Flyers picked up their 11th win of the season.

Little Falls 5, Aitkin 2


No. 1: Breanna Hines (A) def. Tori Gottwalt 6-1, 6-0

No. 2: Jenna Athmann (LF) def. Macy Paulbeck 6-2, 6-2

No. 3: Madi Jehrer (A) def. Alexis Nelson 6-0, 6-0

No. 4: Elise Ballou (LF) def. Maelie Kazmerzak 6-0, 6-0


No. 1: Beth Ahlin-Ashley Hagen (LF) def. Grace Hanson-Sam Much 6-2, 6-0

No. 2: Julia Vetsch-Hailey McDuffee (LF) def. Kennedy Jorgensen-Charlie Genz 6-0, 6-1

No. 3: Claire Kimman-Myla Ballou (LF) def. Peyton Perrine-Addison Steffens 6-0, 6-0

Next: Aitkin at Foley 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22; Little Falls hosts Pine City 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Pequot Lakes 5, Crosby-Ironton 2

PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes’ Ellie Ouradnik defeated Crosby-Ironton’s Mary Fleming 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles to improve to 23-1 on the season as the Patriots bested the Rangers 5-2 Tuesday, September 20.

Payton Mudgett gave the Patriots a win at No. 3 singles. Mudgett is now 18-4.


The Patriots have now won 10 straight matches and are perfect in the Mid-State Conference.

The Rangers scored wins from Tori Oehrlein at No. 1 singles and Margaret Silgen at No. 2 singles.

Pequot Lakes 5, Crosby-Ironton 2


No. 1: Tori Oehrlein (CI) def.Quinn Trotter 7-6, 6-3

No. 2: Margaret Silgen (CI) def. Allyson Yahn 5-7, 6-4, 10-6

No. 3: Payton Mudgett (P) def. Brooke Johnson 6-1, 6-0

No. 4: Ellie Ouradnik (P) def. Mary Fleming 6-0, 6-0


No. 1: Kelbee Lampi-Aubrey Wiczek (P) def. Monica Fleming-Sydney Jones 6-2, 6-1

No. 2: Eva Mumm-Kessa Eggert (P) def. Emma Silgen-Lucy Lewandowksi 7-5, 3-6, 10-8

No. 3: Carlie Eggert-Nikki Crocker (P) def. Lilli Young-Maria Smith 6-0, 6-0

Overall: PL-14-6. Next: Crosby-Ironton hosts Roseau 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22; Pequot Lakes hosts Staples-Motley 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

Pine City 7, Pierz 0

PINE CITY — The Pine City Dragons defeated the Pierz Pioneers 7-0 Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Granite Ridge Conference action.

Pine City 7, Pierz 0


No. 1: Ella Sell (PC) def. Brittney Schommer 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Addie Sell (PC) def. Alex Thielen 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Brooke Boland (PC) def. Olivia Thielen 6-0, 6-0

No. 4: Lily Struss (PC) def. Evalie Gall 6-0, 6-3


No. 1: Unverzagt-Lahti (PC) def. Marissa Otremba-Grace Moeller 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Emmons-Mikygka (PC) def. Clara Tax-Abbie Virnig 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Roubinek-Valvoda (PC) def. Madelyn Kessler-Camryn Herold 6-0, 6-1

Next: Pierz hosts Mora 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22.

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