Staples-Motley used four straight-set wins to spark a 5-2 Mid-State Conference win over the Park Rapids girls tennis team at Staples on Thursday, Sept. 5.
Abby Morris prevailed in straight sets at No. 1 singles while Macy Goochey and Morgan Koppelman won two close sets for the win at No. 2 doubles to lead the Panthers. Jada Renneberg and Rachael Herman lost in three sets at No. 1 doubles as Park Rapids fell to 1-4 in conference meets and 6-8 overall.
Staples-Motley 5, Park Rapids 2
No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Lauren Rutten 6-4, 6-3.
No. 2 singles: Jenna Dvorak, SM, over Mickey Clark 6-0, 6-0.
No. 3 singles: Rose Han, SM, over Cassidy Bera 6-2, 6-2.
No. 4 singles: Allison Knossalla, SM, over Emily Scholz 6-1, 6-1.
No. 1 doubles: Haley Cichos/Tasha Achermann, SM, over Jada Renneberg/Rachael Herman 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.
No. 2 doubles: Macy Goochey/Morgan Koppelman, PR, over Georgia Kruchten/Keara Kern 7-5, 6-4.
No. 3 doubles: Amy Rollins/Katie Smith, SM, over Taylor Dravis/Natalie Harvey 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.