S.F. Roosevelt defeats Tanagers tennis team by Jim Prosser Coach Maya Ristic watched her charges as they lost again in a match to non-conference opponent Sioux Falls Roosevelt on Friday, Sept. 3 at Kuehn Park Courts in Sioux Falls, by a 9-0 score.
Singles: Kacie Meyers(R) def Michelle Rydell 10-1; Krista Ekert(R) def Zazzee Coleman 10-3; Susan Metzger(R) def Liz Day 10-2; Ellen Kramer(R) def Amanda Granaas 10-0; Susan Puetz(R) def Lindsay Morecraft 10-0; and Jessica Mootz(R) def Stephanie Cowman 10-0.
Doubles: Meyers/Kramer def Rydell/Coleman 10-2; Ekert/ Metzger def Day/Granaas 10 � 1; Puetz/Mootz def Morecraft/ Cowman 10 � 1.
"Roosevelt has a very strong team this year so we knew they would be tough," coach Ristic said. "Our team is gradually improving their ability to play competitive matches. I am so proud of their efforts.
"We also took four JV members who all gained good experience," she said.
In JV singles, the Tanagers lost 1-5: Akisha Cerkonial(R) def Alisha Hesla 10-4; Amy Sanborn(R) def Shanon Skillman 10-2; Kim Johnson(R) def Dru Daniels 10-1; Dasha Erkina(V) def Kelsey Remurd 10-6.
In JV doubles: Cerkonial/ Sanborn def Hesla/Skillman 10-2; and Sanborn/Remurd def Daniels/Erkina 10-7.