Park Rapids girls tennis team wins two Mid-State Conference matches

The Panthers edged Detroit Lakes 4-3 and defeated Crosby-Ironton 5-2.

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High School girls tennis

The Park Rapids girls tennis team won two singles and two doubles matches to defeat Detroit Lakes 4-3 and swept the singles matches in a 5-2 victory over Crosby-Ironton during a Mid-State Conference triangular meet at Detroit Lakes on Monday, Sept. 27.

Abby Morris coasted to a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles while Shailyn Hayes posted a 7-5, 6-0 victory at No. 4 singles against Detroit Lakes. Rachael Herman and Mickey Clark teamed up for a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 1 doubles while Macy Goochey and Morgan Koppelman recorded a 6-3, 7-5 victory at No. 2 doubles for the deciding points against the Lakers.

In the win over Crosby-Ironton, Morris (6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles), Herman (6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles) and Koppelman (6-4, 6-1) at No. 3 singles posted straight-set wins in singles play. Hayes added a 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 win at No. 4 singles. Abby Runyan and Emmy Goochey prevailed 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 doubles as Park Rapids improved to 3-2 in conference matches and 9-4 overall.

Park Rapids 4, Detroit Lakes 3
No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Siri Vagle 6-0, 6-1.
No. 2 singles: Anna Askelson, DL, over Emily Schulz 7-5, 6-3.
No. 3 singles: Amaya LeCleir, DL, over Natalie Harvey 6-1, 6-2.
No. 4 singles: Shailyn Hayes, PR, over Jaden Mercil 7-5, 6-0.
No. 1 doubles: Rachael Herman/Mickey Clark, PR, over Skylar Nelson/Arianna Leitheiser 6-1, 6-3.
No. 2 doubles: Macy Goochey/Morgan Koppelman, PR, over Megan Lunde/Harper Bellefeuille 6-3, 7-5.
No. 3 doubles: Julia Lacher/Abby Noll, DL, over Emmy Goochey/Abby Runyan 6-2, 6-2.
Park Rapids 5, Crosby-Ironton 2
No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Monica Stokman 6-1, 6-2.
No. 2 singles: Rachael Herman, PR, over Sydney Roberts 6-2, 6-2.
No. 3 singles: Morgan Koppelman, PR, over Tori Oehrlein 6-4, 6-1.
No. 4 singles: Shailyn Hayes, PR, over Sarah Bostrom 6-4, 1-6, 10-7.
No. 1 doubles: Ella Lewandowski/Ellen Silgen, CI, over Mickey Clark/Macy Goochey 6-2, 6-3.
No. 2 doubles: Margaret Silgen/Hailey Wynn, CI, over Natalie Harvey/Emily Schulz 6-4, 6-3.
No. 3 doubles: Abby Runyan/Emmy Goochey, PR, over Monica Fleming/Sydney Jones 6-4, 6-3.
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