Tennis roundup: New London-Spicer edges Osakis in battle of 6A contenders

Minnewaska beat Sauk Centre on Tuesday ahead of a match against Osakis on Thursday.

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Osakis' Madi Collins charges the net for a return in a match earlier in the 2022 season. Collins teamed up with Lauren Anderson at second doubles on Sept. 27 to get a straight-set win against New London-Spicer, but NL-S had a little more depth on Tuesday in the 5-2 team win.
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The Osakis tennis team tested itself against a now 12-3 New London-Spicer program on Tuesday as the Silverstreaks dropped to 13-5 after a 5-2 loss.

Freshman Leah Maddock got the win at No. 1 singles for Osakis in a 6-0, 6-4 match over Mya Mayhew. The second doubles team of Lauren Anderson and Madi Collins also got a win for the Silverstreaks.

“New London Spicer played a very good match in getting the win,” Osakis head coach Ryan Maddock said. “While we lost the match to a strong section opponent, we still have season left and look forward to bouncing back. Madi and Lauren had a strong win today at second doubles, and Leah had a nice win as well.”

Osakis hosts Minnewaska on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.



SINGLES - No. 1 - Leah Maddock (O) def. Mya Mayhew, 6-0, 6-4; No. 2 - Amyra Gamez (NLS) def. Larissa Hoffarth, 6-3, 6-4; No. 3 - Ella Wieland (NLS) def. Bria Hoffarth, 0-6, 7-5, 10-4; No. 4 - Emily Ruter (NLS) def. Bella Weisser, 6-2, 6-2; Exhibition - Jadyn Proehl (NLS) def. Kayla Kulzer, 6-3, 6-2

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Brooke Adelman/Delaney Hanson (NLS) def. Ellie George/Madeline Anderson, 6-2, 6-2; No. 2 - Lauren Anderson/Madi Collins (O) def. Jordan Proehl/Avery Dierenfeld, 7-5, 6-2; No. 3 - Bri Wileman/Madisyn Claseman (NLS) def. Brenna Moen/Lyndsey Middendorf, 6-1, 6-3; Exhibition - Jaclyn Dietrich/Cora Mathews (O) def. Emma Freidel/Addi Nelson, 4-6, 6-3, 10-6; Heidi Taunton/Averie Turner (NLS) def. Ambrosia Steinbrecher/Ava Drevlow, 6-4, 6-2

Lakers down Sauk Centre

Minnewaska got a 6-1 win over Sauk Centre on Tuesday.

All six of the Lakers’ wins came in straight sets. Sauk Centre’s lone win came at No. 1 singles where Hailey Hokanson took a 6-3, 6-3 match against Megan Thorfinnson.


SINGLES - No. 1 - Hailey Hokanson (S) def. Megan Thorfinnson, 6-3, 6-3; No. 2 - Alia Randt (M) def. Lydia Peterson, 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 - Olivia Danielson (M) def. Lisa Straninger, 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 - Jayda Kolstoe (M) def. Keely Klein, 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Olivia Bleick/Sydney Dahl (M) def. Addy Hoffman/Emma Klaphake, 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 - Grace Jensen/Zoey Elwood (M) def. Lindsay Bailey/Amber Groetsch, 6-2, 6-2; No. 3 - Katy Vold/Avarie Uhde (M) def. Samantha Gregory/Emilee Koelln, 6-2, 6-1

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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