MENASHA, Wis. — A clean sweep from their doubles pairings lifted the Marines girls tennis team to its first win of the season with 4-2 victory over Menasha in Bay Conference action on Tuesday.
The Marines went a perfect 3-0 in doubles matches and were able to pick up a victory in singles play to edge out the Blue Jays.
The No.1 doubles pairing of Lauryn Blystone and Alyssa Greenwood set the tone for the Marines with a 6-3 win over Emily Faubel and Cora Miller in the first set before narrowly squeaking out a 7-6 decision in the second set for the victory.
Jordan Boettcher and Anna Pitts continued to gel in their second match as a team, taking down Catherine Rios and Shanticia Garcia 6-1, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles, while the No. 3 grouping Kate Schwaba and Jamie Scully downed Karma Schulze and Cianna Bobnock by a score of 6-0, 6-2.
No. 1 singles Kennedy Zeifert picked nabbed her first win of the season by defeating Charley Mueller 6-2, 6-3 and picked up Marinette’s fourth win of the day to secure a Marine victory.
Not everything went so smoothly for Marinette, as No. 2 doubles Macy Hermanson was bested by Katelyn Raab 6-3, 6-1, and Carly Bauer suffered another disappointing loss in her second grueling No. 3 singles match of the season, losing to Claire Calkins 7-6, 7-5.
The Marines are back on the court today, traveling to Green Bay East High School for another Bay Conference clash. The match begins at 4 p.m.
No. 1 Kennedy Zeifert (MAR) def. Charley Mueller (MEN) 6-2, 6-3, No. 2 Katelyn Raab (MEN) def. Macy Hermanson (MAR) 6-3, 6-1; No. 3 Claire Calkins (MEN) def. Carly Bauer (MAR) 7-6, 7-5.
No. 1 Lauryn Blystone/Alyssa Greenwood (MAR) def. Emily Faubel/Cora Mueller (MEN) 6-3, 7-6; No. 2 Jordan Boettcher/Anna Pitts (MAR) def. Catherine Rios/Shanticia Garcia (MEN) 6-1, 6-2; No. 3 Kate Schwaba/Jamie Scully (MAR) def. Karma Schulze/Cianna Bobnock (MEN) 6-0, 6-2.