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Flivvers topple Patriots

August 30, 2013
The Daily News

KINGSFORD - Kingsford avenged a pair of losses from the Kingsford Invitational to beat Westwood 7-1 in high school girls tennis Thursday.

The Flivvers fell to Westwood at Nos. 3 and 4 doubles in Saturday's tourney. Megan VanPembrook-Taylor Jacobson (3) and Abby Johnson-Kelsey Bennett (4) bounced back Thursday.

"Both three and four doubles redeemed themselves," Flivver coach Mark Shanks said. "The other kids held their own and did a good job."

Westwood's point came at No. 4 singles where Faith LeRoy outlasted Flivver freshman Tori Walters 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 10-1.

The unbeaten Flivvers (6-0) will host Escanaba in a make-up match Wednesday.

Kingsford 7, Westwood 1

SINGLES: 1. Hannah Tresedder (K) def. Caitlin Hewitt 6-2, 7-6 (7-3); 2. Janay Walters (K) def. Megan Chapman 6-2, 6-2; 3. Katy Hicks (K) def. Courtney Beauchamp 6-3, 6-3; 4. Faith LeRoy (W) def. Tori Walters 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 10-1.

DOUBLES: 1. Anna Shanks-Kate Lamy (K) def. Katie Rankinen-Gabby Hebert 6-3, 6-1; 2. Ali VanRemortel-Santina Bianco (K) def. Shanna Caliguri-Rachel Anderson 6-1, 6-1; 3. Megan VanPembrook-Taylor Jacobson (K) def. Lacey Pietro-Olivia DeRocha 4-6, 6-3, 6-4; 4. Abby Johnson-Kelsey Bennett (K) def. Bridget Wood-Emily Carlson 1-6, 7-6 (11-9), 6-3.

Ishpeming 5, IM 3

ISHPEMING - It took some extra sets, but the Ishpeming High School girls tennis team outlasted visiting Iron Mountain on Thursday, 5-3.

The Hematites of head coach Erl Langness played four three-set matches and won three of them.

Katie Brule won at No. 1 singles for IM. the Mountaineers also took No. 2 and No. 4 doubles matches.

Ishpeming 5, IM 3

SINGLES: No. 1, Katie Brule (IM) def. Gabby Croley, 6-2, 6-0; No. 2. Jaime Olson (I) def. Olivia Truscott, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4; No. 3, Jessica Penhale (I) def. Abby Theisen, 6-2, 6-2; No. 4, Lindsey Thompson (I) def. Libby Brown, 6-0, 6-3.

DOUBLES: No. 1, Libbie Doney-Hailly Thompson (I) def. Elli McCole-Emily Chang, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3; No. 2, Kate Bugni-Emily Bugni, def. Krista Almli-Kaylee Ronn, 6-0, 6-0; No. 3, Katie Harrison-Chloe Stetson (I) def. Kathryn Brown-Grace Hansen, 6-2, 5-7, 6-2; No. 4, Carrie Oslund-Amber Theisen (IM) def. Alexsis Christian-Sarah Lyke, 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3).

 
 

 

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