Bianco, Burgoon pick up two wins apiece at Westwood
WEST ISHPEMING — The Iron Mountain Mountaineers girls tennis team split a doubleheader Thursday at Westwood High School. The Lady Mountaineers defeated Ishpeming 8-0, while falling to Westwood 6-2.
No. 3 singles player Callie Bianco paced Iron Mountain with two wins on the afternoon. In the Westwood match, No. 4 singles Azizia Burgoon was the other IM player to pick up a win, against a very experienced Patriots team. Burgoon and Elle Lofholm picked up the win at No. 1 doubles versus Ishpeming, with Burgoon joining Bianco with two wins on the day.
The Mountaineers compete in the Kingsford Invitational this morning. Their matches will be on their home courts on the East Side below Mountain View Ice Arena.
Due to COVID-19 precautions, IM will host West Iron County and Menominee, while Kingsford will host Westwood and Escanaba at the Kingsford High School tennis facility.
IM @ Ishpeming: IM def. ISH 8-0
Singles: No. 1 Claire Mongrain, IM, def. Ella Luke, ISH, 6-1, 6-1. No. 2 Arianna Morel, IM, def. Isabel Luke, ISH, 6-0, 6-1. No. 3 Callie Bianco, IM, def. Maia Hemmila, ISH, 6-0, 6-0. No. 4 Bella Brown, IM, def. Madi Meade, ISH, 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles: No. 1 Aziza Burgoon-Elle Lofholm, IM, def. Ella DeMarois-Emily Vial, ISH, 6-4, 6-0. No. 2 Danika Juul-Natalia Brown, IM, def. Jocelynn Nyman-Lilly Swanson, ISH, 7-5, 6-4. No. 3 Rediet Husing-Anja Kleiman, IM, def. Addison Morton-Jenna Maki, ISH, 6-2, 6-2. No. 4 Anika Cameron-Emma Axberg, IM, def. Kadie Kaukola-Emma LaFave, ISH, 4-6, 6-2, 1-0 (10-6).
IM versus Westwood: Westwood def. IM 6-2
Singles: No. 1 Jenna Wealton, WW, def. Claire Mongrain, IM, 6-0. 6-3. No. 2 Jillian Koski, WW, def. Arianna Morel, IM, 6-0, 6-3. No. 3 Callie Bianco, IM, def. Natalie Blanck, WW, 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-6). No. 4 Aziza Burgoon, IM, def. Hannah Mattila, WW, 6-3, 6-4.
Doubles: No. 1 Ellie Miller-Avery Mariuzza, WW, def. Bella Brown-Elle Lofholm, IM, 6-0, 6-2. No. 2 Claire Gilles-Natalie Prophet, WW, def. Danika Juul-Natalia Brown, IM, 6-0, 6-2. No. 3 Allison Koski-Lindsay Williams, WW, def. Rediet Husing-Anja Kleiman, IM, 6-0, 6-2. No. 4 Mallory Leece-Kalle Keranen, WW, def. Anika Cameron-Emma Golfis, IM, 6-0, 6-0.