A sweep in doubles sparked the Park Rapids girls tennis team to a 5-2 Mid-State Conference victory over Wadena-Deer Creek at the Depot Courts on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Jada Renneberg and Mickey Clark posted a 6-3, 6-3 win at No. 1 doubles; Macy Goochey and Morgan Koppelman recorded a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 2 doubles; and Taylor Dravis and Natalie Harvey won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 3 doubles to lead the Panthers.

Abby Morris coasted to a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 1 singles while Cassidy Bera posted a 6-4, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles to cap off the win. Emily Scholz lost in three sets at No. 4 singles as the Panthers improved to 1-3 against conference teams and 6-7 overall in dual meets.

Park Rapids 5, Wadena-Deer Creek 2
No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Madison Packer 6-1, 6-1.
No. 2 singles: Corra Endres, WDC, over Rachael Herman 6-3, 6-2.
No. 3 singles: Cassidy Bera, PR, over Libby Hartman 6-4, 6-3.
No. 4 singles: Genevieve Pinnella, WDC, over Emily Schulz 0-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-2.
No. 1 doubles: Jada Renneberg/Mickey Clark, PR, over Kaylee Ova/Ashley Peterson 6-3, 6-3.
No. 2 doubles: Macy Goochey/Morgan Koppelman, PR, over Nevada Schulz/Katie Fiemeyer 6-4, 6-2.
No. 3 doubles: Taylor Dravis/Natalie Harvey, PR, over Kayla Meeks/Madelyn Gallant 6-2, 6-3.

C-I, DL prevail

Crosby-Ironton and Detroit Lakes defeated the Panthers in a pair of conference matches at the Depot Courts on Aug. 29.

Morris and Rachael Herman coasted in straight sets at the top singles spots while Koppelman and Goochey prevailed in a third-set tiebreaker at No. 2 doubles in the Panthers’ 4-3 loss to Crosby-Ironton.

Morris posted the Panthers’ only win in singles while Renneberg and Clark won at No. 1 doubles in Park Rapids’ 5-2 loss to Detroit Lakes.

Detroit Lakes defeated C-I 5-2 in the other match.

Crosby-Ironton 4, Park Rapids 3
No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Emma Stokman 6-0, 6-0.
No. 2 singles: Rachael Herman, PR, over Teresa Goodwin 6-0, 6-2.
No. 3 singles: Ella Lewandowski, CI, over Cassidy Bera 6-3, 6-3.
No. 4 singles: Bella Severson, CI, over Emily Scholz 6-2, 6-1.
No. 1 doubles: Tori Decent/Kalina Spalj, CI, over Jada Renneberg/Mickey Clark 6-2, 7-5.
No. 2 doubles: Morgan Koppelman/Macy Goochey, PR, over Jordan Millsop/Monica Stokman 6-2, 5-7, 11-9.
No. 3 doubles: Bella Sablan/Ellen Silgen, CI, over Taylor Dravis/Natalie Harvey 6-1, 6-1.
Detroit Lakes 5, Park Rapids 2
No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Brina Smith 6-1, 6-1.
No. 2 singles: Shelby Busker, DL, over Rachael Herman 6-1, 6-0.
No. 3 singles: Josey Allen, DL, over Cassidy Bera 6-3, 6-2.
No. 4 singles: Siri Vagle, DL, over Natalie Harvey 6-2, 6-0.
No. 1 doubles: Jada Renneberg/Mickey Clark, PR, over Emily Skjonsberg/Mary Nelmark 4-3, retired.
No. 2 doubles: Mckenna Burhans/Makenna Duncan, DL, over Morgan Koppelman/Macy Goochey 6-4, 6-2.
No. 3 doubles: Marit Engum/Mya Anderson, DL, over Taylor Dravis/Emily Scholz 6-0, 6-1.