Area players fall in WIAA state tennis
It was a long day for most of the area tennis players during Thursday’s action in the girls WIAA individual state meet.
Only one player in Division 1 singles and one from Division 2 singles advanced to today’s second-round action at the Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
Fort Atkinson’s Leah Dahl was the only area entrant to win in Division 1, scoring a 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 victory over Manitowoc’s Brianna Theobald (18-9). Dahl (25-1) was scheduled to play Mequon Homestead’s Carly Peck (33-1) at 10 a.m. today.
In Division 2 singles, Walworth Big Foot/Williams Bay junior Julie Kolnik (27-3) posted a 7-5, 6-0 victory over Shorewood’s Leah Hargarten. Kolnik was scheduled to play third-seeded Rachel Vrabec (24-1) of Appleton Xavier at noon today.
In other Division 1 singles action, Oshkosh West’s Karlin Naslin (23-5) eliminated Elkhorn freshman Bryanne Blanton (15-7), 6-0, 6-1.
In Division 1 doubles, Milton’s Lizzie Malzfeldt and Katelyn Ludeking (18-4) were knocked out by Brookfield Central’s Nicole Spiel and Rebecca Wenzel (30-4), 6-3, 6-0. Muskego’s Paula Bohl and Noelle Fritz (17-3) defeated Elkhorn’s Irene Bauman and Kim Hanson (21-3), 6-4, 6-1.
In Division 2 doubles, Appleton Xavier’s Shannon Stilp and Andrea Junes (20-5) defeated Whitewater’s Brianna Larson and Sabrina Bowey (14-11), 6-4, 7-5. Kenosha St. Joseph’s Jordan Naidicz and Bridget O’Toole (6-1) knocked off Big Foot/Williams Bay’s Maggie Lauterbach and Taylor Lauzon (15-15), 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 10-7. Shorewood’s Helen Juffer and Christi McClain (14-8) eliminated East Troy’s Anna Rhode and Paige Klumb (26-3), 7-6 (7-2), 6-3.
Two of the area’s top Division 2 players earned byes Thursday will be in action today.
Walworth Big Foot/Williams Bay senior Caroline Starck (32-0) was scheduled to begin her quest for a third straight state title at 11:30 a.m. against Sarah Wiener (5-3) from the University School of Milwaukee. Jefferson’s Beth Ganser (24-3), seeded No. 2 in Division 2 singles behind Starck, is scheduled to face Rachel Brown (19-11) of Saint Mary Central at 12:30 p.m.
The Division 2 quarterfinals are scheduled to start at 3 p.m. The semifinals and finals are Saturday.
WIAA GIRLS STATE INDIVIDUAL TENNIS
At Nielsen Stadium, Madison
DIVISION 1 SINGLES
Katie Reinders, Arrowhead, def. Rachelle Brick, Nicolet, 6-1, 6-3; Karlin Naslund, Oshkosh West, def. Bryanne Blanton, Elkhorn, 6-0, 6-1; Steph Stanczyk, Plymouth, def. Kristi Kroker, La Crosse Logan, 6-0, 6-1; Alexandra Bayliss, Sheboygan North, def. Maria Anderson, Marshfield, 6-2, 6-1.
Rachel Allen, Green Bay Southwest, def. Megan Kasten, Verona, 6-2, 6-2; Jessica Tang, Brookfield Central, def. Allyson Voss, Wausau West, 6-1, 6-0; Dani Merar, Homestead, def. Stephanie Londre, Burlington, 6-4, 6-3; Kristin Kurer, Port Washington, def. Ellie Faustich, Cedarburg, 6-1, 6-1; Paige Schaefer, Madison East, def. Erin James, Menomonie, 6-0, 6-2; Kylie Davidson, Whitefish Bay, def. Emily Perinovic, Greendale, 6-2, 6-0; Maddie Johnson, Onalaska, def. Julia Johnson, Hudson, 6-1, 6-1; Kaylee Carswell, Brookfield Central, def. Andrea Vivian, Green Bay Southwest, 6-3, 6-1.
Samantha Nagin, Madison West, def. Killian Edwards, Fond du Lac, 6-2, 6-4; Katie Cunningham, Neenah, def. Hillary Franzen, Wausau West, 7-5, 6-4; Molly Hemes, Green Bay Preble, def. Kate Rasmussen, Catholic Memorial, 7-6 (4), 6-3; Leah Dahl, Fort Atkinson, def. Brianna Theobald, Manitowoc, 6-3, 4-6 (8); Brittany Trimble, Whitefish Bay, def. Brittany O’Reilly, Green Bay Southwest, 6-3, 6-4.
Corey Mattson, Homestead, def. Jillian Horner, Middleton, 6-4, 6-2; Rebecca Nelson, Brookfield Central, def. Lauren Piotrowski, Greendale, 5-7, 6-0 (7); Mara Weiner, Madison East, def. Priyanka Sikka, Rhinelander, 7-6 (4), 6-2; Estefania Hernandez-Gomez, Mukwonago, def. Lauren Schuette, Brookfield East, 7-5, 6-2; Becca Stern, Nicolet, def. Jordan Leslie, Westosha Central, 6-0, 6-1; Fran Lippe, Franklin, def. Amanda Timm, Wisconsin Lutheran, 6-4, 4-6 (9).
DIVISION 1 DOUBLES
Julie Livermore / Amanda Senkbein, Sheboygan North, def. Allie Koenig / Dena Wessel, Madison West, 3-6, 7-5 (8); Abby Werwie / Trina Capelli, Kenosha Bradford, def. Hilary Schroeder / Anna Spiekerman, Madison East, 6-1, 6-1; Jenna Humphreys / Brianna Riley, Kenosha Tremper, def. Mimi Nguyen / Taylor Weuve, Green Bay Preble, 6-3, 6-3; Paula Bohl / Noelle Fritz, Muskego, def. Irene Baumann/ Kim Hanson, Elkhorn, 6-4, 6-1; Erin Jones / Kelsey Jeletz, Cedarburg, def. Megan Saari / Steph Kerswill, Oshkosh North, 6-3, 6-7 (3), (4); Katelyn Kotek / Sophie Carr, Brookfield East, def. Olivia Foley/ Bianca Bellissimo, Middleton, 6-3, 6-4.
Alleson Bayer / Laura Olsen, Green Bay Southwest, def. Chelsea Weber / Molly McCormick, Greendale, 6-4, 3-6 (8); Nicole Spiel / Rebecca Wenzel, Brookfield Central def. Lizzie Malzfeldt / Katelyn Ludeking, Milton, 6-3, 6-0; Lisa Grewe / Kelly Cowles, De Pere, def. Kaitlyn Israel / Annie Reagan, Eau Claire Memorial, 6-2, 3-6, (8); Rebecca Mixtacki / Renee Nelson, Madison La Follette, def. Reilly Connaher / Katie Hammond, Fond du Lac, 4-6, 6-2 (5); Tara Robey / Sarah Woods, Divine Savior Holy Angels, def. Gabbie Pung / Lexie Trembly, Oshkosh West, 6-3, 6-2; Liz Wiese / Alexa Riodelle, New Berlin Eisenhower, def. Kirsten Brose / Sarah Christian, Verona, 6-1, 6-1.
Meghan Ernsbarger / Diana Mason, Brookfield East, def. Brittany Lampada / Paige Pfarr, Kenosha Bradford, 6-0, 6-2; Laura Edwards / Allie Porritt, Brookfield Central, def. Gretchen Bachmeier / Erin Stenseth, Eau Claire North, 6-4, 2-6 (8); RaeLynn Wingert / Amy Ott, Marshfield, def. Callie Haag / Hannah Martin, Madison La Follette, 6-0, 3-6 (4); Kristin Swenson / Sarah Berman, Homestead, def. Pam Lehman / Melissa Hill, Monroe, 6-3, 6-1; Haley Ott / Andie Varsho, Marshfield, def. Laura Michel / Karlie Tetschlag, Sheboygan North, 6-4, 6-1; Gretchen Waltz / Laura May, Onalaska, def. Brodi Ott / Chris Bachhuber, Mukwonago, 6-3, 7-5.
Yelena Latinovich / Katy Warren, Brookfield Central, def. Cassandra Sundaram / Lizzy Kroker, La Crosse Logan, 6-4, 6-3; Alleigh Fralick / Emily Heideman, Rhinelander, def. Jaci Kulow / Lizzy Stanczyk, Plymouth, 6-3, 6-3; Hannah VonBehren / Jessie Hietpas, Appleton West, def. Leah Benn / Allyson Woyak, Stevens Point, 4-6, 6-4 (3); Jackie Wronkowski / Sarah Oxton, Manitowoc, def. Allison Barnhart / Meghan Ernest, Whitnall, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4) (8); Rebecca Raj / Erica Lurie, Nicolet, def. Liz Eggert / Megan Rosenberg, Appleton East, 6-2, 7-5; Iva Devcic / Alyssa Brunelli, Greendale, def. Danielle Atkins / Becca Taylor, Verona, 6-3, 6-3.
DIVISION 2 SINGLES
Sarah Wiener, University School, def. Annie Lindsay, Eau Claire Regis, 6-0, 6-1; Samantha Knox, Watertown Luther Prep, def. Brittney LaGesse, Bloomer, 6-1, 6-1; Maria Georgen, Appleton Xavier, def. Kelsey O’Brien, Racine Prairie, 2-6, 6-2 (9); Amanda Dick, Kenosha St. Joseph, def. Hillary Jennes, Altoona, 6-2, 6-4; Caroline McGuire, Whitefish Bay Dominican, def. Ashley Pope, Black River Falls, 6-4, 6-4.
Karie Williams, Green Bay Notre Dame, def. Dani Ketterer, Racine Prairie, 6-3, 6-2; Courtney Halbach, Madison Edgewood, def. Saira Khanna, University School, 6-7 (5), 6-1 (8); Julie Kolnik, Big Foot / Williams Bay, def. Leah Hargarten, Shorewood, 7-5, 6-0; Gina Matteucci, Kenosha St. Joseph, def. Shannon Stoffregen, Sheboygan Falls, 6-2, 6-1; Chantel Newman, St. Thomas More, def. Katharine Mack, Burlington Catholic Central, 6-2, 6-4; Rachel Brown, St. Mary Central, def. Brooke Boisvert, La Crosse Aquinas, 0-6, 6-3 (10).
DIVISION 2 DOUBLES
Allie Leyner / Lydia Free, Watertown Luther Prep, def. Maddie Skemp / Maggie Kotnour, La Crosse Aquinas, 6-1, 6-2; Lauren Tubbs / Beth Pyan, Wausau Newman, def. Sierra Fox / Sierra Johnson, Black River Falls, 6-3, 6-1; Anne Scheid / Hannah Lubar, University School, def. Caitlin Pickard / Kelsey Pickard, Eau Claire Regis, 6-2, 6-1; Allie Woodward / Anne Marie McKenzie, Green Bay Notre Dame, def. Laura Phelan / Kylee Molitor, Madison Edgewood, 6-4, 6-1.