Area Girls Tennis: Patriots stay perfect in Mid-State

Six area teams were in action Thursday, Sept. 22.

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PEQUOT LAKES โ€” Carlie Eggert and Nikki Crocker battled back from a second-set loss to post a 6-2, 2-6 10-6 victory at No. 3 doubles as Pequot Lakes topped Class 1Aโ€™s No. 8 ranked Staples-Motley 5-2 Thursday, Sept. 22.

Payton Mudgett and Ellie Ouradnick both posted singles victories for Pequot.

Lauren Rutten and Ronnie Noska collected S-Mโ€™s two victories in the Mid-State Conference dual.

Pequot Lakes 5, Staples-Motley 2


No. 1: Lauren Rutten (SM) def. Quinn Trottier 6-0, 6-4

No. 2: Ronnie Noska (SM) def. Allyson Yahn 6-3, 7-6 (7-3)

No. 3: Payton Mudgett (PL) def. Georgia Krutchten 7-5, 6-2

No. 4: Ellie Ouradnick (PL) def. Elizabeth Digiovanni 7-5, 6-3


No. 1: Kelbee Lampi-Aubrey Wiczek (PL) def. Amy Rollins Kenzie Erickson 6-4, 6-1

No. 2: Eva Mumm-Kessa Eggert (pl) def. Corinne Olson-Madison Perius 6-3, 6-3

No. 3: Carlie Eggert-Nikki Crocker (PL) def. Heide Zimmerman-Jaida Holst 6-2, 2-6, 10-6

Conference: PL 4-0. Overall: PL 15-6. Next: Pequot Lakes at Chisago Invite 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24; Staples-Motley at Litchfield 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.

Crosby-Ironton 6, Roseau 1

CROSBY โ€” Mary Fleming and Tori Oehrlein each dropped just one game as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers swept the singles matches to defeat Roseau 6-1 Thursday, Sept. 22.


Margaret Silgen and Brooke Johnson posted the other singles wins for C-I, which saw Emma Silgen-Lucy Lewandowski and Lilli Young-Maria Smith win their doubles matches.

C-I 6, Roseau 1


No. 1: Tori Oehrlein (CI) def. Emma Johnson 6-1, 6-0

No. 2: Margaret Silgen (CI) def. Kylie Winkler 6-2, 6-0

No. 3: Brooke Johnson (CI) def. Quinn Kruger 6-2, 6-0

No. 4: Mary Fleming (CI) def. Ava Holmgren 6-0, 6-1


No. 1: Jessie Danielson-Erin Brandt (Ro) def. Sydney Jones-Monica Fleming 6-1, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2

No. 2: Emma Silgen-Lucy Lewandowski (CI) def. Ava Hass-Karli Wensloff 6-3, 6-3

No. 3: Lilli Young-Maria Smith (CI) def. Lindsey Vistad-Bryn Wilson 6-1, 6-4

Next: Crosby-Ironton at Cloquet 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27.


LONG PRAIRIE โ€” Claire Kappahan won her No. 4 singles match without dropping a game as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines defeated the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder 7-0 Thursday, Sept. 22.

Kayla Meeks and Cadie Leeseberg also won their No. 2 doubles match by the score of 6-0, 6-0 while Katie Fiemeyer and Anna Fiemeyer captured a 6-0, 6-1 victory at No. 1 doubles for the Wolverines.



No. 1: Libby Hartman (WDC) def. Zoe Johnson 6-1, 7-5

No. 2: Kaylee Endres (WDC) def. Amanda Berscheit 6-2, 6-3

No. 3: Charli Snyder (WDC) def. Kylie Kraska 6-3, 6-0

No. 4: Claire Kapphahn (WDC) def. Elizabeth Bitz 6-0, 6-0


No. 1: Katie Fiemeyer-Anna Fiemeyer (WDC) def. Ruby Muellner-Kaedin Beach 6-0, 6-1

No. 2: Kayla Meeks-Cadie Leeseberg (WDC) def. Maria Rodriguez-Jaceline Hernandez 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Genevieve Pinnella-Chloe Leeseberg (WDC) def. Brynlee Ostendorf-Reagan Larsen 6-2, 6-0

Next: Wadena-Deer Creek at Pequot Lakes 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Pine City 7, Little Falls 0LITTLE FALLS โ€” The Little Falls Flyers suffered their first Granite Ridge Conference loss to Class 1Aโ€™s No. 3 ranked Pine City Dragons Thursday, Sept. 22.

Pine City 7, Little Falls 0


No. 1: Ella Sell (PC) def. Claire Kimman 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Addie Sell (PC) def. Alexis Nelson 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Brooke Boland (PC) def. Elise Bollou 6-1, 6-2

No. 4: Lily Struss (PC) def. Myla Ballou 6-1, 6-3


No. 1: Sophie Lahti-Allison Unverzag (PC) def. Beth Ahlin-Julia Vetsch 6-1, 6-0

No. 2: Claire Emmans-Malia Milcyska (PC) def. Ashley Hagen-Hailey McDuffe 6-1, 6-3

No. 3: Brenna Younghaven-Lena Roubineh (PC) def. Jenna Athman-Korrin Gwost 6-3, 6-2

Next: Little Falls at Mora 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Foley 5, Aitkin 2

FOLEY โ€” Madi Lehrer outlasted Foleyโ€™s Adelyn Rudnitski for a three-set victory at No. 3 singles for the Aitkin Gobblers in a 5-2 Granite Ridge Conference loss to the Falcons Thursday, Sept. 22.

Macy Paulbeck secured Aitkinโ€™s other win with a straight-set win at No. 2 singles.


Foley 5, Aitkin 2


No. 1: Amie Vanderwegst (F) def. Breanna Hines 7-6 (4), 6-3

No. 2: Macy Paulbeck (A) def. Natalie Hanks 6-2, 6-3

No. 3: Madi Lehrer (A) def. Adelyn Rudnitski 6-0, 0-6, 6-4

No. 4: Amanna Greenwaldt (F) def. Grace Hanson 6-0, 6-0


No. 1: Henley Wruck-Anna Dahlstrom (F) def. Sam Much-Charlee Genz 6-2, 6-1

No. 2: Maddie Jacobson-Emily Rahm (F) def. Kennedy Jorgenson-Peyton Perrine 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Kassidy Beack-Megan Celinski (F) def. Addison Steffens-Maelie Kazmerzak 6-1, 6-1

Conference: A 0-4. Overall: A 2-12. Next: Aitkin hosts Mora 4:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26.

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