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Buc girls tennis downs Luverne for a 6-0 season record

By Staff | Sep 13, 2015

Anikka Wilhelmi hustles to return a serve.

Hot, hot, hot. The Blue Earth Area girls tennis team is on fire with another clean win against Luverne on Sept. 8, winning 7-0.

Karli Olsen, BEA’s No. 1 singles player won the first match of the day against Luverne’s Samantha Pierce 6-1, 6-3.

No. 2 singles player, Natali Fellows defeated her opponent Josi Oye, winning her first set 6-4, then dominating in her second set 7-5.

Anikka Wilhelmi, BEA’s No.3 singles player, also had a solid win against her opponent Carissa Cunningham. Wilhelmi won with a 6-1, 7-6 win over her opponent.

BEA’s Paige Darrington, No. 4 singles player for the Bucs made a solid win against her Luverne opponent, winning 6-0, 6-0.

The doubles teams for BEA also had a great day on the court.

No.1 doubles team Gracie Leland and Lacey Benz lost their first set against Kayla Rud and Tatiana Gust, 6-4, but then got ahead, winning their next two matches 6-3, 6-1.

Malorie Scholtes and Julia Hanson, the No.2 doubles players defeated their opponents Emily Wendland and Sierra Wieneke 6-2, 6-2.

Then, in another exciting match, Angie Cyphers and Carissa Engesser, BEA’s No. 3 doubles duo won their first set against Kennedy Gonneman and Janae Hamann 6-2, but lost their second set to the Luverne duo 6-4, then regained the upper hand, winning the match with a final set of 6-0.

Blue Earth 7,

Maple River 0

The Blue Earth Area girls tennis team has sent Maple River back down the river with a 7-0 clean sweep win at their Sept. 3 game.

No. 1 singles player Karli Olsen took on Vanessa Barkosky and won 6-1, 6-0.

Natali Fellows, BEA’s No. 2 singles player also defeated her opponent Mariah Proehl 6-3, 6-2.

The Buccaneers’ No. 3 singles player, Anikka Wilhelmi also had a clean win against her opponent Sara Stromer with a 6-1, 6-0 win.

Paige Darrington, BEA’s No. 4 singles player played well in a 6-1, 6-2 win against Kalelyn Langworthy.

With the singles players setting the rhythm for the evening, the No. 1 doubles duo of Angie Cyphers and Gracie Leland kept the beat going strong winning 6-2, 6-2 against Sam Kunkel and Kelsey Sohre.

The No. 2 doubles team of Annaliese Klinkner and Lacey Benz continued the winning streak with another solid match against Becca Rigdon and Sydney Trio, winning 6-3, 6-2.

Finally, Malarie Scholtes and Julia Hanson, BEA’s No. 3 doubles team brought a landslide win against Hannah Evenson and Mariah Davis winning 6-2, 6-1 for the Bucs.

The Buccaneer’s record overall this season, so far, is 6-0.