VHS girls tennis team loses return match at Yankton by Jim Prosser The Tanager girls' tennis team met the Yankton Gazelles in the return match on Thurs-day, Sept. 7 played at the Yankton sports complex. After the 5-4 win vs Madison on Monday, the Yankton results were reversed 4-5 for the Gazelles victory.
Varsity scores were: Singles: Kyna Williams (Y) def Maya Ristic 10-2; Lindsay Iverson (V) def Brittany Wilson 10-6; Abby Washburn (Y) def Tori Collins 10-3; Jessica Mathison (Y) def Catherine Odson 10-5; Lyndsay Wilcox (Y) def Justine Reimnitz 10-6; Jessica Leffers (V) def Jennifer Muller 10-7. Liz Hunhoff (Y) def Jenna Williams 8-3 in a JV match.
"The competition was more intense in the singles matches but our doubles teams played together better and salvaged two wins for the Tanagers," said Coach Barb Rickord.
Doubles: Ristic/Iverson (V) def Williams/Wilson 10-5; Washburn/Mathison (Y) def Collins/Odson 10-2; Reimnitz/ Elizabeth Slagle (V) def Erin Stanage/Muller 11-9. Wilcox/ Hunhoff (Y) def Ashley Thompson/Williams in a JV match.
Coach Rickord also gave special recognition to the "JV members who have been honing their skills in virtual obscurity!" she said. "Playing against Yankton were: Sarah Roetman, Savannah Day, and Lisa Doohen in addition to Williams and Thompson."