Girls tennis roundup: D-NH girls bounce back from opening loss

D-NH’s Misty Harreld returns a shot during a match at South Hardin on Monday. (Marissa VanWingen-Ites/Times-Citizen Communications photo)
Jake Ryder
The Grundy Register

After falling to Aplington-Parkersburg in the season opener, Dike-New Hartford girls tennis has won two meets in a row with victories over Grinnell and South Hardin last Friday, April 15 and Monday, April 18, respectively.

D-NH defeated the Tigers in Eldora 8-1, with South Hardin’s only victory coming at No. 1 singles - Jaidyn Teske held off Madelyn Norton, 8-3. Norton and Misty Harreld won at No. 1 doubles over Jaidyn and Abby Teske, 8-0.

In the 6-3 win over Grinnell, Misty Harreld won 8-1 at No. 1 singles over Anna Key; Harreld and Anna Frahm teamed up for an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles.

In the 7-2 loss to A-P, Kaitlin Cuvelier defeated Madelyn Norton 9-7 at No. 1 singles. Cuvelier and Lily Hovenga defeated Norton and Harreld, 8-5. Ellie Knock and the doubles team of Sophia Folkerts and MaryClaire McCarter had the only wins for the Wolverines.

D-NH 8, South Hardin 1

Singles: Jaidyn Teske (SH) def. Madelyn Norton 8-3; Misty Harreld (D) def. Abby Teske 8-0; Anna Frahm (D) def. Madisun Salazar 8-1; Aida Tott (D) def. Peyton Benson 8-1; Ellie Knock (D) def. Elizabeth Stanish 8-0; Izzy Norton (D) def. Gracie Eilders 8-1. Doubles: Norton/Harreld (D) def. J. Teske/A. Teske 8-0; Frahm/Tott (D) def. Salazar/Benson 8-5; MaryClaire McCarter/Sophia Folkerts (D) def. Stanish/Rihana Zapata 8-1.

D-NH 6, Grinnell 3

Singles: Misty Harreld (D) def. Anna Key 8-1; Anna Frahm (D) def. Madison Hey 8-2; Leah Harris (G) def. Aida Tott 8-4; Ellie Knock (D) def. Mary Jacobson 9-8 (10-7); MaryClaire McCarter (D) def. Gretta Dodd 8-3; Ella Grife (G) def. Sophia Folkerts 8-4. Doubles: Harreld/Frahm (D) def. Key/Hey 8-3; Harris/Dodd (G) def. McCarter/Folkerts 8-3; Tott/Knock (D) def. Jacobson/Nina Walton 8-1.

A-P 7, D-NH 2

Singles: Kaitlin Cuvelier (A) def. Madelyn Norton 9-7; Lily Hovenga (A) def. Misty Harreld 8-3; Adria Neymeyer (A) def. Anna Frahm 8-4; Libby Janssen (A) def. Aida Tott 9-7; Ellie Knock (D) def. Alexis Hoogestraat 9-8 (12-10); Courtnee Alberts (A) def. Izzy Norton 9-7. Doubles: Cuvelier/Hovenga (A) def. Norton/Harreld 8-5; Alberts/Ellie Etjen (A) def. Frahm/Knock 8-6; Sophia Folkerts/MaryClaire McCarter (D) def. Neymeyer/Peyton Klooster 8-2.

Spartans split first two tennis tilts

Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck won their season opener on the road last Tuesday at Nevada, 8-1, but was edged out by Iowa Falls-Alden on Monday, 5-4.

In the season opener at Nevada’s SCORE Complex, Sarah Schildroth won 8-5 at No. 1 singles. Schildroth and Maria Bollo teamed up for an 8-4 win at No. 1 doubles.

Monday’s matchup with the Cadets came down to the final match on the court, with IF-A’s No. 3 doubles team winning 8-2.

The teams split the singles matches, with Sarah Schildroth, Shaelyn Boudreau and Allison Beenken winning their respective singles matches. Autum Clark and Boudreau also won 8-1 at No. 2 doubles to set up the tiebreaking match.

GCGR 8, Nevada 1

Singles: Sarah Schildroth (G) def. August Martinez 8-5; Autum Clark (G) def. Katelyn Khounsourath 8-4; Shae Boudreau (G) def. Emma DePenning 8-5; Maria Bollo def. Paige Handsaker 8-4; Juliana Corbett (G) def. Meagan McGaffin 8-4; Brooke Peterson (G) def. Allie Dittmer 8-1. Doubles: Schildroth/Bollo (G) def. Martinez/Khounsourath 8-4; Clark/Boudreau def. DePenning/Handsaker 8-2; McGaffin/Dittmer (N) def. Corbett/Peterson 8-8 (7-3).

IF-A 5, GCGR 4

Singles: Sarah Schildroth (G) def. Lauren Wood 8-5; Elly Wood (I) def. Clark 8-4; Shae Boudreau (G) def. Kadynce Winters 8-5; Aubrey Johnson (I) def. Maria Bollo 8-5; Sage Heitland (I) def. Brooke Peterson 8-1; Allison Beenken (G) def. Hailey Bridgewater 8-5. Doubles: E. Wood/L. Wood (I) def. Schildroth/Bollo 8-6; Clark/Boudreau (G) def. Winters/Johnson 8-1; Heitland/Bridgewater (I) def. Jenna Oltman/Juliana Corbett 8-2.


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