Tanager tennis team wins against Mitchell Kernels

Tanager tennis team wins against Mitchell Kernels by Jim Prosser The Mitchell Kernels girls tennis team hosted the Vermillion Tanagers in a dual match on Tuesday, Aug. 27, with spirited competition which culminated in a confidence boosting victory for the visitors.

Varsity match results: Vermillion � 5, Mitchell � 4.

Singles: Maya Ristic (V) defeated Jena Wenande (M) 6-0,6-1; Karmya Hettinger (M) defeated Catherine Odson 6-1,6-2; Selena Anderson (M) defeated Michelle Rydell 6-0,7-5; Anne Konechne (M) defeated Tori Collins 6-4, 6-2; Deanna Russell (V) defeated Lora Healy 0-6, 6-4, 6-4; Britt Fremstad (V) defeated Ashley Brenden 6-2, 2-6, 6-0.

Doubles: Ristic/Odson defeated Wenande/Hettinger 6-2, 6-0; 10-7; Anderson/Konechne (M) defeated Rydell/Collins 6-2, 7-5; Russell/Fremstad (V) defeated Healy/Brenden 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

In the junior varsity matches, Sarah Roetman, Lisa Doohen, Varsha Ramakrishnan, and Jenny Bremmer each played two, losing twice in all of them, but Roetman and Ramakrishnan each lost 9-8 in the first round; Doohen and Bremmer also had some success in their matches.

In doubles: Amanda Weber/Jordan Kennedy (M) defeated Roetman/Bremer 9-7 in another close game.

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