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USC tennis team loses to the Giants and Cardinals

By Chuck Hunt - Editor | Sep 5, 2021

The United South Central girls tennis team traveled to Le Sueur last Tuesday night to take on the Le Sueur-Henderson Giants. The Rebels lost the match 6-1.

USC’s lone win came at No. 2 singles.

Macy Zebro lost her first set against Morgan Jones by a score of 6-4.

Zebro fought back and took the second set by a close score of 7-6. She then battled in a close third set and won that one 7-5 to take the match.

At No. 1 singles, it was Maya Zebro falling 6-2, 6-4, to Chloe Brandt. At No. 3 singles, Brylee Neubauer lost 6-2, 6-2, to Darbi Dunning. Nia Loonan lost 6-0, 6-0, to Gracie Buesgens at No. 4 singles.

The Rebel duo of Elizabeth Romano and Lauren Hansen lost 6-1, 6-1, to Mia Schwarz and Anna Pavlo at No. 1 doubles.

At No. 2 doubles it was Brooklyn Yokiel and Addison Mithun falling to Ella Nesbit and Lauren Krause, 6-1, 6-1.

Maya Hansen and Olivia Bungum lost at No. 3 doubles by a score of 6-0, 6-1, to Koreyann Straub and Isabella Holloway.

The Rebels were scheduled to play at Sibley East on Thursday, Sept. 2, then host Maple River on Tuesday, Sept. 7, and head to Tri-City United on Thursday, Sept. 9.

Fairmont 7, USC 0

The United South Central Rebels girls tennis team took on the Fairmont Cardinals on Monday, Aug. 30, and lost by a score of 7-0.

The closest match of the day came at No. 1 doubles.

The Rebels duo of Elizabeth Romano and Kelsie Chapman won the first set by a score of 6-3, over Lauren Davis and Maggy Totzke of the Cards.

But, the Fairmont pair came back and won the second set by the same 6-3 score, then won the third set 10-4.

At No. 2 doubles, Brooklyn Yokiel and Addison Mithun lost to Libby Totzke and Hope Klanderud, 6-3, 6-0.

USC’s Olivia Bungum and Nia Loonen lost 6-0, 6-1, to Anika Haugen and Johanna Petschke at No. 3 doubles.

At No. 1 singles, Maya Zebro of USC lost 6-0, 6-0, to Claire Nemmers. Macy Zebro fell 6-0, 6-1, to Briana Joseph at No. 2 singles.

At No. 3 singles, Lauren Hansen lost 6-0, 6-2, to Ellie Hernes. Brylee Neubauer was defeated 6-2, 6-3, by Abigail Peyman at No. 4 singles.