Ashley Smith returns a deep backhand against Parkers Prairie.Izabella Edin rises up to smash a forehand. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)

Tiebreakers costly in close tennis match

The Staples-Motley girls tennis team, won 6-1, at Park Rapids on Sept. 8  The Cards lost 4-3 to Roseau and claimed victory over Parkers Prairie 6-1, on Sept. 9.

In the Roseau match, all three doubles matches went to a super-tiebreaker after the first two sets were split. Sarah Willgohs and Bryn Williams were able to win their tiebreaker at number three doubles

Izabella Edin continued her undefeated season at number one singles with a dominating performance in the triangular meet, where she didn’t lose a single game in two matches. Edin is ranked second in the state.

The Cardinals have two more home meets, Sept. 15 (today) against Pequot Lakes and Sept. 20 in a triangular against Crosby-Ironton and Wadena-Deer Creek.

Team results

S-M 6, Park Rapids 1

Singles: Edin W 6-0, 6-2; Ashley Smith W 6-4, 7-5; Kelsi Peterson W 6-3, 6-1; Sam Schimpp L 6-3, 0-6, (4-10)

Doubles: Lexi Johnson/Claire Wolhowe W 6-4, 6-0; Katie Benson/Kelsie Weite W 6-1, 6-3; Williams/Willgohs W 7-5, 6-1

S-M 3, Roseau 4

Singles: Edin W 6-0, 6-0; Smith L 2-6, 1-6; Peterson W 6-2, 6-1; Schimpp L 6-3, 0-6, (1-10)

Doubles: Johnson/Wolhowe L 2-6, 7-6 (13-11), (6-10); Benson/Weite L 6-2, 4-6 (9-11); Willgohs/Williams W 4-6, 6-3 (11-9)

S-M 6, Parkers Prairie 1

Singles: Edin W 6-0, 6-0; Smith L 3-6, 2-6; Peterson W 6-0, 6-0; Schimpp W 6-1, 6-1

Doubles: Johnson/Wolhowe @ 6-4, 6-3; Benson/Weite W 6-0, 6-2; Willgohs/Williams W 6-0, 6-0.

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