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Area Girls Tennis: Pequot advances in section play

Two area teams were in action Tuesday, Oct. 4.

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PEQUOT LAKES — The No. 3 doubles team of Carlie Eggert-Nikki Crocker posted a 6-0, 6-0 victory Tuesday, Oct. 4 to help the No. 7 seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 6-1 victory over No. 10 Grand Rapids/Greenway in the Section 7-2A team tournament opening round.

Allyson Yahn, Payton Mudgett and Ellie Ouradnick all won straight-set singles matches.

Pequot Lakes 6, Grand Rapids/Greenway 1

Singles

No. 1: Taryn Hamling (G) def. Quinn Trottier 6-1, 6-4

No. 2: Allyson Yahn (PL) def. Lindsey Tulla 6-4, 6-3

No. 3: Payton Mudgett (PL) def. Mercury Bischoff 6-2, 6-0

No. 4: Ellie Ouradnick (PL) def. Charlotte Moss 6-2, 6-3

Doubles

No. 1: Kelbee Lampi-Aubrey Wiczek (PL) def. Caroline Ahcan-Hannah LaFrenier 6-2, 2-6, 6-0

No. 2: Eva Mumm-Kessa Eggertt (PL) def. Molly Pierce-Emma Moran 2-6, 6-0, 7-5

No. 3: Carlie Eggert-Nikki Crocker (PL) def. Alyssa Ohman-Quinn Cargill 6-0, 6-0

Overall: PL 18-6. Next: No. 7 Pequot Lakes vs. No. 2 Rock Ridge at Virginia in Section 7-2A Team Quarterfinals 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6.

Staples-Motley 5, Park Rapids 2

STAPLES — Lauren Rutten didn’t drop a game as she won her No. 1 singles match and helped the Staples-Motley Cardinals defeat the Park Rapids Panthers 5-2 Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Ronnie Noska won her No. 2 singles match 6-0, 6-1 while Elizabeth Digiovanni notched a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 4 singles for the Cardinals.

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Staples-Motley 5, Park Rapids 2

Singles

No. 1: Lauren Rutten (SM) def. Morgan Kappelman 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Ronnie Noska (SM) def. Shailyn Hayes 6-0, 6-1

No. 3: Georgia Kruchten (SM) def. Ella Ehler 6-2, 6-3

No. 4: Elizabeth Digiovanni (SM0 def. Nora Bolton 6-1, 6-1

Doubles

No. 1: Mickey Clark-Macy Goochey (PR) def. Amy Rollins-Kenzie Erickson 6-3, 6-0

No. 2: Abby Runyan-Emmy Goochey (PR) def. Corinne Olson-Maddison Perius 6-1, 6-0

No. 3: Heidi Zimmerman-Jaida Holst (SM) def. Kate Dravis-Rachel Ulvin 6-1, 6-4

Overall: SM 14-4. Next: Staples-Motley in Section 8-1A Team Tournament TBA.

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