Mitchell tennis cruises against Spearfish, falls to YanktonThe Mitchell High School girls’ tennis team split a pair of matches Saturday at Hitchcock Park in Mitchell. The Kernels started the day off with an 8-1 win over Spearfish before falling 8-1 to Yankton.
By: Sports Staff, The Daily Republic
The Mitchell High School girls’ tennis team split a pair of matches Saturday at Hitchcock Park in Mitchell.
The Kernels started the day off with an 8-1 win over Spearfish before falling 8-1 to Yankton.
Tatum Dean was the lone Mitchell player to pick up a win against Yankton, taking down Anna Kokesh 11-9 at the No. 6 singles spot. Dean did not play in a varsity match against Spearfish.
Halle Larson lost a tough match in the No. 5 singles spot against Yankton, falling 11-9 to Kim Cap. Larson picked up a 10-0 win over Karla Meza of Spearfish to open the day.
With the matches, Mitchell moved to 2-13 on the season and 0-9 in the Eastern South Dakota Conference. The Kernels take on Huron and Aberdeen Central today in Aberdeen.
Mitchell 8, Spearfish 1
Singles — No. 1 Courtney Wells (M) def. Megan Larsen 10-1; No. 2 Kaisa Iverson (S) def. Chelsea Kracht 10-6; No. 3 Grace Grabenstein (M) def. Amanda Larsen 10-5; No. 4 Haley Smith (M) def. Emily Larsen 10-7; No. 5 Halle Larson (M) def. Karla Meza; No. 6 Allison Buckley (M) def. Laura Bryan 10-4. JV: Sammy Pooley (M) def. Kalsi Heimdal 8-1; Allison Buckley (M) def. Emma Thomsen 8-2; Kendra Hanks (M) def. Emma Thomsen 8-1.
Doubles — No. 1 Wells/Kracht (M) def. Megan Larsen/Iverson 10-4; No. 2 Smith/Grabenstein (M) def. Amanda Larsen/Meza 10-7; No. 3 Pooley/Buckley (M) def. Emily Larsen/Bryan 10-2. JV: Tatum Dean/Larson (M) def. Heimdal/Thomsen 8-2.
Yankton 8, Mitchell 1
Singles — No. 1 Sarah Rockne (Y) def. Wells 10-2; No. 2 Sarah Santos (Y) def. Kracht 10-3; No. 3 Alexa Bryan (Y) def. Grabenstein 10-3; No. 4 Taylor Rothenberger (Y) def. Smith 10-7; No. 5 Kim Cap (Y) def. Larson 11-9; No. 6 Dean (M) def. Anna Kokesh 11-9. JV: Kaitlyn Frank (Y) def. Hanks 8-5.
Doubles — No 1 Rockne/Rothenberger (Y) def. Wells/Kracht 10-6; No. 2 Bryan/Santos (Y) def. Smith/Grabenstein 10-2; No. 3 Frank/Cap (Y) def. Pooley/Buckley 10-4.