Girls’ tennis team has second loss to Yankton

Girls' tennis team has second loss to Yankton by Jim Prosser On Thursday, Sept. 18 the Tanager girls' tennis team entertained Yankton in the return match of their 2003 season.

"Considering that it was very cold and windy, and several girls were busy with Tanager Week activities, I was satisfied with the results against a very solid Yankton team. We're always glad when we win some games in the matches," said coach Barb Rickord.

Team scores: Yankton � 9; Vermillion � 0.

Here are the varsity results: Singles � Kyna Williams (Y) def. Jessica Leffers 10-1; Abby Washburn (Y) def. Michelle Rydell 10-4; Jessica Mathison (Y) def. Savannah Day 10-0; Lindsay Wilcox (Y) def. Lauren Higgins 10-1; Melanie Rockne (Y) def. Sarah Roetman 10-3; and Ronda Kachera (Y) def. Zazzee Coleman 10-0.

Doubles: Williams/Washburn def. Leffers/Rydell 10-1; Mathison/Wilcox def. Higgins/Coleman 10-2; and Rockne/Kachera def. Day/Roetman 10-1.

JV singles: Katie Schenkel (Y) def. Lindsay Morecraft 6-0; Sara Buhl (Y) def. Stephanie Cowman 6-0; Lindsay Morecraft (V) def. Sara Buhl 7-6 (7-5); Katie Schenkle (Y) def. Cowman 6-0; Schenkle def. Cowman 6-0; Lia Becker (Y) def. Liz Day 6-0; Stephanie Simons (Y) def. Dru Daniels 6-4; Jennifer Muhmel (Y) def. Alicia Hesla 7-6 (7-4); Taiana Hayes (V) def. Simons 6-4; Katie Adams (Y) def. Amanda Granaas 6-0; Becker def. Dasha Erkina 6-0; Adams (Y) def. Erkina 6-1.

JV Doubles: Emily Hunhoff/Becker (Y) def. Day/Hesla 8-3; Muhmel/Simons def. Danniels/Hayes 6-2; Granaas/Skillman (V) def. Adama/Hunhoff 6-4; Becker/Hunhoff def. Granaas/Skillman 6-0.

JV Team scores: Yankton � 11; Vermillion � 3.

"Our JV girls had some good matches," Rickord said. "Lindsay continues to show improvement at #1. Taiana also had a good win for us, as did the doubles team of Amanda and Shanon. Dru and Alicia are also showing a lot of potential."

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