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Area Girls Tennis: Pierz plays to a 5-2 victory over Aitkin

Five area girls tennis teams were in action Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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AITKIN — Pierz’s No. 3 doubles team of Cam Herold and Madelyn Kessler won 6-2, 6-0 as the Pioneers swept the doubles and defeated the Aitkin Gobblers 5-2 Tuesday, sept. 6.

Kenna Otte and Olivia Thielen earned singles wins for Pierz.

Aitkin’s Breanne Hines improved to 7-2 with her No. 1 singles victory over Britney Schommer. Madi Lehrer earned Aitkin’s other win.

Pierz 5, Aitkin 2

Singles

No. 1: Breanna Hines (A) def. Britney Schommer 7-5, 6-2

No. 2: Kenna Otte (Prz) def. Macy Paulbeck 6-1, 6-1

No. 3: Madi Lehrer (A) def. Alex Thielen 6-2, 6-4

No. 4: Olivia Thielen (Prz) def. Charlee Genz 6-2, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1: Marissa Otremba-Grace Moeller (Prz) def. Kayli Bill-Sam Much 7-5, 6-4

No. 2: Clara Tax-Abbie Virnig (Prz) def. Grace Hanson-Kennedy Jorgensen 6-0, 6-4

No. 3: Cam Herold-Madelyn Kessler (Prz) def. Addison Steffens-Payton Perrine 6-2, 6-0

Overall: Prz , Ait 1-8. Next: Aitkin at Pine City Tournament 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10; Pierz hosts Osakis 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8.

Staples-Motley 7, LPGE 0

STAPLES — Elizabeth Digiovanni didn’t drop a game nor did the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles teams as Class 1A's seventh-ranked Staples-Motley Cardinals defeated Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 7-0 Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Ronnie Noska and Georgia Kruchten only dropped one game point in their singles wins.

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SM 7, LPGE 0

Singles

No. 1: Lauren Rutten (SM) def. Zae Johnson 6-0, 6-2

No. 2: Ronnie Noska (SM) def. Kylie Kraska 6-1, 6-0

No. 3: Georgie Kruchten (SM) def. Amanda Berscheil 6-0, 6-1

No. 4: Elizabeth Digiovanni (SM) def. Brynlee Ostenderf 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

No. 1: Amy Rollins-Kenzie Erickson (SM) def. Ruby Muellner-Kaeden Beach 6-2, 6-0

No. 2: Corinne Olson-Madison Perius (SM) def. Maria Rodriguez-Elizabeth Gitz 6-0, 6-0

No. 3: Heidi Zimmerman-Livia Trif (SM) def. Amy Hernandes-Jaceline Hernandes 6-0, 6-0

Next: Staples-Motley hosts Parkers Prairie and Roseau noon Friday, Sept. 9.

Little Falls 4, Foley 3

LITTLE FALLS — Little Falls’ Claire Kimman and Elise Ballou recorded straight-set wins at No. 3 and No. 4 singles for the Flyers as they beat the Foley Falcons 4-3 Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Beth Ahlin-Ashley Hagen gave Littles a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles and Korrin Gwost-Alexis Nelson secured the win with a three-set win at No. 3 doubles.

Little Falls 4, Foley 3

Singles

No. 1: Amie Vanderweyst (F) def. Tori Gottwaldt 6-2, 6-1

No. 2: Natalie Hanks (F) def. Julia Vetsch 2-6, 6-3, 6-0

No. 3: Claire Kimman (LF) def. Adelyn Rudnitski 7-5, 6-2

No. 4: Elise Ballou (LF) def. Mattie Jacobson 7-5, 6-3

Doubles

No. 1: Beth Ahlin-Ashley Hagen (LF) def. Anna Dahlstrom-Emily Rahm 6-0, 6-1

No. 2: Henley Wruck-Arianna Greenwaldt (F) def. Jenna Athmann-Hailey McDuffee 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

No. 3: Korrin Gwost-Alexis Nelson (LF) def. Megan Cielinski-Kassidy Beack 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 Overall: LF . Next: Little Falls at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8.

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