Kernels beat Sioux Falls Lincoln, fall to YanktonYANKTON — The Mitchell girls’ tennis team spilt a pair of matches Tuesday afternoon in Yankton.
By: Sports Staff, The Daily Republic
YANKTON — The Mitchell girls’ tennis team spilt a pair of matches Tuesday afternoon in Yankton.
Mitchell lost to Yankton 6-3 but rebounded with a win over Sioux Falls Lincoln 5-4.
Mitchell’s No. 3 Kendra Cersosimo won both of her individual matches on the day. She defeated her Yankton opponent 10-1 and her Sioux Falls Lincoln opponent 10-3.
The Kernels’ Kayla White got a win at No. 4 in individual play and Amanda Hegg (No. 1) and Courtney Wells (No. 2) got individual wins against Lincoln.
The Kernels moved to 6-7 on the season and 3-5 against Eastern South Dakota Conference opponents.
Yankton 6, Mitchell 3
Singles: No. 1 Vanessa Rockne (Y) def. Amanda Hegg 10-2; No. 2 Lexie Klimisch (Y) def. Courtney Wells 10-5; No. 3 Kendra Cersosimo (M) def. Leslie Henderson 10-1; No. 4 Kayla White (M) def. Dani Gill 10-4; No. 5 Sarah Rockne (Y) def. Chelsea Kracht 10-5; No. 6 Sarah Santes (Y) def. Grace Grabenstein 10-5. JV: Taylor Rothenberger (Y) def. Abby Yahne 8-5.
Doubles: No. 1 Rockne and Klimisch (Y) def. Hegg and Cersosimo 10-0; No. 2 Wells and White (M) def. Henderson and Gill 10-6; No. 3 Rockne and Rothenberger (Y) def. Kracht and Yahne 10-6.
Mitchell 5, Sioux Falls Lincoln 4
Singles: No. 1 Amanda Hegg (M) def. Ali Lahren 10-5; No. 2 Courtney Wells (M) def. Gabi Schmidt 10-2; No. 3 Kendra Cersosimo (M) def. Emma Johnson 10-3; No. 4 Farida Eid (L) def. Kayla White 10-6; No. 5 Jade Gunnarson (L) def. Chelsea Kracht 10-3; No. 6 Sabrina Wald (L) def. Grace Grabenstein 10-0. JV: Sarah Byre (L) def. Haley Smith 9-8 (7-2); Ans Van Rockel (L) def. Allison Buckley 9-7; Sam Chandra (L) def. Halle Larson 8-3.
Doubles: Hegg and Cersosimo (M) def. Lahren and Schmidt 11-10 (7-5); No. 2 Wells and White (M) def. Johnson and Eid 10-1; No. 3 Gunnarson and Wald (L) def. Kracht and Yahne 10-4. JV: Van Rockel and Chandra (L) def. Smith and Larson 8-1.