By Chad Koenen
The Perham/New York Mills tennis teams went 2-0 with a pair of 5-2 wins over Moorhead and Crosby-Ironton last week.
This week the tennis team will host Parkers Prairie on Tuesday night, as well as Detroit Lakes on Thursday night. Both games are scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m.
The Perham/NY Mills Yellowjackets came away with a 5-2 win over the Moorhead Spuds on Tuesday night.
The Yellowjackets went 3-1 in singles matches with Kaia Anderson, Violet Radniecki and Autumn Branchaud picking up straight set wins. The lone loss in singles came at second singles when Alayna Moe dropped a heartbreaker in the third set by a score of 11-9.
In doubles, the Yellowjackets were able to come away with straight set wins at first and third doubles to secure the 5-2 win.
No. 1 – Kaia Anderson, Perham/NYM def. Madi Anderson, Moorhead, 6-1, 6-4
No. 2 – Elizabeth Glatt, Moorhead def. Alayna Moe, Perham/NYM, 2-6 , 6-3, 11-9
No. 3 – Violet Radniecki, Perham/NYM def. Amber Anderson, Moorhead, 6-3 , 6-0
No. 4 – Autumn Branchaud, Perham/NYM def. Sienna Lee, Moorhead, 6-0, 6-2
No. 1 – Morgan Smith, Perham/NYM – Aubry Zimmerman , Perham/NYM def. Brooke Hoogland, Moorhead – Keena Watson, Moorhead, 6-4 , 6-2
No. 2 – Mya Follingstad, Moorhead – Izzy Kelley, Moorhead def. Grace Wangler, Perham/NYM – Samantha Pederson, Perham/NYM, 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 – Reese Hunt, Perham/NYM – Lucy Wallgren, Perham/NYM def. Ava Gilbertson, Moorhead – Andy Anderson, Moorhead
Perham/NY Mills swept the doubles matches and secured wins at third and fourth singles to come away with a 5-2 win over Crosby-Ironton on Thursday night.
Violet Radniecki got things going for the Yellowjackets at third singles with a 6-1, 6-1 win, while Autumn Branchaud secured an important win at fourth singles with a 6-2, 5-7, 10-7 win to give Perham/NY Mills a pair of wins in the singles matches.
At first doubles the duo of Morgan Smith and Aubry Zimmerman were nearly perfect as they secured a 6-1, 6-0 at first doubles.
Not to be outdone, Grace Wangler and Samantha Pederson blanked their opponent in a straight set 6-0, 6-0 win at second doubles, while Reese Hunt and Lucy Wallgren secured a 6-0, 6-1 win at third doubles to ice the win for the Yellowjackets. In all, the Perham/NY Mills doubles teams went 36-2 in games on Thursday night.
No. 1 – Tori Oehrlein, C-I def. Kaia Anderson, Perham/NYM, 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 – Margaret Silgen, C-I def. Alayna Moe, Perham/NYM, 6-2, 6-2
No. 3 – Violet Radniecki, Perham/NYM def. Sydney Jones, C-I, 6-1, 6-1
No. 4 – Autumn Branchaud , Perham/NYM def. Mary Fleming, C-I, 6-2, 5-7 , 10-7
No. 1 – Morgan Smith, Perham/NYM – Aubry Zimmerman , Perham/NYM def. Maria Smith, C-I – Emma Silgen, C-I, 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 – Grace Wangler, Perham/NYM – Samantha Pederson, Perham/NYM def. Nellie Fitzpatrick, C-I – Mariah Fitzpatrick, C-I, 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 – Reese Hunt, Perham/NYM – Lucy Wallgren, Perham/NYM def. Michaella Cronk, C-I – Grace Larsen, C-I, 6-0, 6-1