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Park Rapids girls tennis team rolls to 7-0 win

The Panthers didn't drop a game in three matches to shut out Parkers Prairie.

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Abby Morris ran down a shot during a No. 1 doubles match against Parkers Prairie at the Depot Courts on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. Vance Carlson / Park Rapids Enterprise

Park Rapids improved to 3-1 against Section 8A girls tennis opponents with a convincing 7-0 victory over Parkers Prairie at the Depot Courts on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

The Panthers dropped only four games in sweeping the singles matches with Natalie Harvey at No. 3 singles and Shailyn Hayes at No. 4 singles coasting to 6-0, 6-0 wins. Rachael Herman posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory at No. 1 singles while Morgan Koppelman rolled to a 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles.

Abby Morris and Macy Goochey also dominated in a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles while Abby Runyan and Emmy Goochey controlled their No. 3 doubles match in a 6-1, 6-2 win. Emily Schulz and Mickey Clark were pushed into a third-set tiebreaker before prevailing 6-0, 5-7, 10-3 at No. 2 doubles.

The win lifted Park Rapids, which earned its fourth 7-0 win of the season, to 10-4 in dual meets this season.

Park Rapids 7, Parkers Prairie 0
No. 1 singles: Rachael Herman, PR, over Aili Toyli 6-1, 6-1.
No. 2 singles: Morgan Koppelman, PR, over Dakota Moske 6-0, 6-2.
No. 3 singles: Natalie Harvey, PR, over Madison Rud 6-0, 6-0.
No. 4 singles: Shailyn Hayes, PR, over Cailin Jensen 6-0, 6-0.
No. 1 doubles: Abby Morris/Macy Goochey, PR, over Elektra Blumer/Audrey Ruckheim 6-0, 6-0.
No. 2 doubles: Emily Schulz/Mickey Clark, PR, over Brooke Schilling/Anna Helling 6-0, 5-7, 10-3.
No. 3 doubles: Abby Runyan/Emmy Goochey, PR, over Eve Aspengren/Ashley Vogt 6-1, 6-2.

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Mickey Clark focused on a return during a No. 2 doubles match against Parkers Prairie at the Depot Courts on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. Vance Carlson / Park Rapids Enterprise

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