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USC tennis girls defeat Blue Earth Area 5-2

By Staff | Sep 22, 2008

Although they split the four singles matches on Monday, the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers tennis team lost all three doubles matches at United South Central.

That made the final score 5-2 in USC’s favor. It dropped the Bucs season record to 4-6, 0-3 in the conference.

No. 2 singles player Jackie Klinkner defeated her USC opponent, Ali Ramsley, by a score of 6-4, 6-3.

It was No. 3 singles player Annika Johnson who got the Bucs other win. She beat Haleigh Korn by scores of 6-2, 6-4.

No. 1 singles Emily Slama fell to USC’s Carolyn Schmitz 6-4, 6-2. No. 4 singles Eli Johnson lost to Katie Lorenz 6-4, 6-1.

All three doubles teams struggled against the Rebels.

No. 1 doubles Olivia Skaare and Jessica Skaare lost to Molly Yokiel and Kellie Robbins 6-1, 6-0.

Sam Hogstad and Mackenzie Lein, playing USC’s Megan Allis and Cami Christian at No. 2 doubles, lost 6-1, 6-0.

BEA’s No. 3 doubles team of Abby Nimz and Autumn Drake also lost, 6-0, 6-0, to Dani Roberts and Rachel Mattick.

Next up for the Bucs is a home match against St. James on Tuesday, followed by River Valley at home on Thursday.