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The Osakis girls’ tennis team got to pose with the Hi-Way 10 trophy for the fourth straight season after winning the event again last Wednesday. The Silverstreaks are ranked second in the latest Class A polls and have backed that up with a perfect start. Contributed

Osakis tennis: Streaks take another Hi-Way 10 tourney

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The Osakis tennis team continued its reign of the Hi-Way 10 tournament by winning the event for the fourth year in a row last Wednesday.

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The Silverstreaks’ depth prevailed as they held off ninth-ranked Staples-Motley by three points, winning with a team total of 58.

“The girls played great today,” head coach Ryan Maddock said. “We held off a very strong Staples-Motley team for the title. It really was an amazing day to have every girl win their first-round match and to have all top three finishes.”

The Silverstreaks had a couple of first-place finishes out of their doubles lineup. The combination of Morgan Silbernick, Ashley Kraemer and Carley Uhlenkamp won at third doubles. Missy Weir, Krista Fearing and Jenna Fearing did the same at fourth doubles. Katie Anderson and Elyse Wiener and Peyton Garcia and Katelyn Foster took second at first and second doubles, respectively.

The singles lineup was anchored by Hannah Baker, Alexa Hoffarth and Hanna Szech finishing as runners-up at the second, third and fourth spots, respectively. Top singles player Taylor Kraemer wrapped things up with a third-place finish to help Osakis secure the team title.

LPGE QUAD

Osakis made things look easy on their way to a 6-0 record with three 7-0 wins at the Long Prairie quadrangular.

“We had a very good day today in winning all of our matches,” head coach Ryan Maddock said. “I thought all of our girls have shown improvement. We have a very balanced and talented team and it is starting to show up more in matches we play.”

Taylor Kraemer anchored the singles lineup with three straight-set victories on the day. Hannah Baker, Alexa Hoffarth, Hannah Szech and Ashley Kraemer all followed suit in the singles lineup with at least one win apiece in singles.

Of Osakis’ 21 wins, 19 came in just two sets. Katie Anderson and Peyton Garcia persevered in a third set against LPGE/USA to win 6-3, 5-7, 10-6 at first doubles. Elyse Wiener then joined Anderson to do the same against Benson-KMS, winning 6-1, 4-6, 10-7.

HI-WAY 10 TOURNAMENT

TEAM SCORES – Osakis – 58; Staples-Motley – 55; Stewartville – 41; Sartell – 34; West Central Area – 29; New York Mills – 24; Detroit Lakes – 24; Wadena-Deer Creek – 23

Osakis Results

SINGLES – No. 1 – Kraemer – third place; No. 2 – Baker – second place; No. 3 – Hoffarth – second place; No. 4 – Szech – second place

DOUBLES – No. 1 – Anderson/Wiener – second place; No. 2 – Garcia/Foster – second place; No. 3 – Silbernick/Kraemer/Uhlenkamp – first place; No. 4 – Weir/K. Fearing/J. Fearing – first place

LPGE QUAD

Osakis 7, LPGE/USA 0

SINGLES – No. 1 – T. Kraemer (O) def. Peyton Long, 6-0, 6-2; No. 2 – Baker (O) def. Makenzie Barth, 6-2, 6-1; No. 3 – Hoffarth (O) def. Lipida Mora, 6-1, 6-0; No. 4 – Szech (O) def. Hannah Heuer, 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES – Anderson/Garcia (O) def. Brooklyn Levin/Abby Ecker, 6-3, 5-7, 10-6; No. 2 – Foster/ Wiener (O) def. Tori Roe/Amanda Tschida, 6-3, 6-2; No. 3 – A. Kraemer/Morgan Silbernick (O) def. Allison Guggleberger/Ally Ecker, 6-1, 6-2; Exhibition – Missy Weir/Carley Uhlenkamp (O) def. Whitney Eckel/Sam Van Weren, 6-0, 6-1

Osakis 7, Little Falls 0

SINGLES – No. 1 – T. Kraemer (O) def. Angela Meschke, 6-2, 6-0; No. 2 – Baker (O) def. Anelle Emerson, 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 – Hoffarth (O) def. Jessica Durfee, 6-2, 6-0; No. 4 – A. Kraemer (O) def. Grace Schulte, 6-0, 6-1

DOUBLES – No. 1 – Anderson/Foster (O) def. Gottwalk.Konieski, 6-3, 6-0; No. 2 – Garcia/Wiener (O) def. Schneider/Kula, 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 – Uhlenkamp/Weir (O) def. Reis/Veillette, 6-0, 7-5

Osakis 7, Benson/KMS 0

SINGLES – No. 1 – T. Kraemer (O) def. Maggie Buyck, 6-2, 6-2; No. 2 – Baker (O) def. Raquel Curnel, 6-0, 7-5; No. 3 – Hoffarth (O) def. Kelie Enderson, 6-0, 6-1; No. 4 – A. Kraemer (O) def. Brittney HOnnermann, 6-0, 6-1

DOUBLES – No. 1 – Anderson/Wiener (O) def. Zniewski/Rajewsky, 6-1, 4-6 (10-7; No. 2 – Osakis wins by forfeit; No. 3 – Uhlenkamp/Silbernick (O) def. Katie Samuelson/Paige, 6-1, 6-0; Exhibition – J. Fearing/Weir (O) def. McDonald/Fugeborg, 6-1, 6-0

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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