Roundup: Alexandria, Osakis, Minnewaska get wins

The Silverstreaks won 6-1 at Morris-West Central Area, while the Lakers breezed past Yellow Medicine East and Alexandria took a 5-2 match at Sartell.


The Alexandria tennis team got a 5-2 win on the road against Sartell on Tuesday.

The Cardinals swept the singles lineup as Rachel Wegner, Marisa Rousu, Kylie Lattimer and Jalyn Halverson each got wins. Ella Halvorson and Hakyma Von Bargen added the other point for Alexandria with a win at third doubles.


SINGLES - No. 1 - Rachel Wegner (A) def. Addy Bultema, 7-5, 6-4; No. 2 - Marisa Rousu (A) def. Sarah Weno, 6-4, 6-2; No. 3 - Kylie Lattimer (A) def. Olivia Marek, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2; No. 4 - Jalyn Halverson (A) def. Hailey Hennen, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Addison Burns/Violet Steil (S) def. Ayla Rolin/Chelby Runge, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1; No. 2 - Emily Crandall/Tia Leen (S) def. Isabella Hagen/Trista Craig, 6-1, 7-6 (6); No. 3 - Ella Halvorson/Hakyma Von Bargen (A) def. Greta Schmidt/Madi Bemboom, 7-5, 7-6 (4)


Silverstreaks top Morris-WCA

Osakis tennis ran its record to 6-2 on Tuesday as the Silverstreaks went on the road and left with a 6-1 win over Morris Area-West Central Area.

Kassidy Girard got Morris-WCA’s lone win at second singles, but Mara VanNyhuis, Larissa Hoffarth and Lexi Spychalla all won in straight sets in singles for Osakis. The doubles lineup followed suit as Kennedy George and Ellie George, Makenzie Lien and Tessa Stanek and Hatti Schmidtbauer and Madi Collins won in straight sets.

“We had good efforts all throughout the lineup today at Morris,” head coach Ryan Maddock said. “It was a really windy day, so that caused some problems with timing for kids on both teams. I thought we did a good job of adjusting to the playing conditions in getting a good win versus an experienced Morris/WCA team.”


SINGLES - No. 1 - Mara VanNyhuis (O) def. Abbigail Athey, 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 - Kassidy Girard (M-WCA) def. Leah Maddock, 2-6, 6-2, 10-6; No. 3 - Larissa Hoffarth (O) def. Cate Kehoe, 6-4, 6-1; No. 4 - Lexi Spychalla (O) def. Claire Stark, 6-3, 6-3

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Kennedy George/Ellie George (O) def. Lakia Muska/Breanna Schmidgall, 6-4, 6-0; No. 2 - Makenzie Lien/Tessa Stanek (O) def. KJ Nibbe/Hope Sperr, 6-2, 6-4; No. 3 - Hatti Schmidtbauer/Madi Collins (O) def. Lydia Frynboh/Liz Pollard, 6-4, 6-0; Exhibition - Bria Hoffarth/Madeline Anderson (O) def. Kylie Mace/Tasha Koehl, 6-0, 6-0; Brenna Moen/Lauren Anderson (O) def. Karlie Bruns/Ashley Koehl, 6-1, 7-5

Lakers sweep YME

Minnewaska dropped just two games total in sweeping a 7-0 final against Yellow Medicine East on Tuesday.



SINGLES - No. 1 - Alissa Thorfinnson (M) def. Hope Stark, 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 - Addy Randt (M) def. Kyra Kvam, 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 - Leah Hagen (M) def. Hope Foy, 6-1, 6-0; No. 4 - Alia Randt (M) def. Abigail Jimenez, 6-0, 6-0

DOUBLES - No. 1 - Maddie Thorfinnson/Olivia Richards (M) def. Katelyn Luepke/Emma Keller, 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 - Olivia Bleick/Sydney Dahl (M) def. Reagan Streich/Breea Johnson, 6-1, 6-0; No. 3 - Megan Thorfinnson/Grace Jensen (M) def. Annelise Jahn/Sarana West, 6-0, 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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