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Bucs winning streak ends at four

By Staff | Sep 2, 2018

After four straight wins to start the 2018 season, the BEA tennis team fell to Le Sueur Henderson on Aug. 24. Teá Armstrong, pictured above in a match against United South Central, has been a major contributor so far this season for the maroon and gold.

LSH 4, BEA 3

The Blue Earth Area Buccaneer girls tennis team suffered their first loss after a 4-0 start to the 2018 season.

The Bucs fell in a close 4-3 match to the Le Sueur-Henderson Giants on Friday morning, Aug. 24, in Blue Earth.

BEA, playing without one starter, Sydney Blagg, lost all three doubles matches and one singles contest.

Arika Howard notched a win for the Bucs at No. 2 singles, blanking Gretchen Dwyer, 6-0, 6-0.

At No. 3 singles, Macie Stevermer also shut out Emma Seaver, 6-0, 6-0, while the Buccaneers’ McKenna Dutton defeated Makenna Reinhardt 6-2, 6-1, at No. 4 singles.

Te Armstrong, playing at No. 1 singles, lost to Greta Nesbit, 6-0, 6-2.

Carissa Engesser and Britt Howard teamed up at No. 1 doubles, but lost to Erica Cronk and Kylie Dunning, 6-2, 6-3.

At No. 2 doubles it was Cali Beyer and Maddie McCleary, losing to Whitney Weich and Keely Olness, 6-3, 6-3.

And, at No. 3 doubles, Lyndsey Borris and Marissa Benz lost a hard fought 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) battle to Darbi Dunning and Chloe Brandt.