Janesville Parker sweeps Beloit in Big Eight tennis finale
Janesville Parker High School defeated Beloit Memorial, 7-0, to conclude the Big Eight Conference girls tennis season Wednesday at Beloit.
Overall, it was a successful year,” Parker coach Justin Long said. “We had one of the best, if not the best record overall record.”
Parker finished the season 5-4 in the Big Eight.
Long said the Vikings’ players were at least five matches over .500 in individual matches.
“It speaks to the competitiveness of our team and our character,” Long said.
The Vikings host Milton and Jefferson next Tuesday at Palmer Park.
PARKER 7, BELOIT 0
Singles—Emily Sodemann (JP) Kathleen Murphy, 6-3, 6-1; Lauren Brooks (JP) def. Twinkle Patel, 6-0, 6-0; Becky Harmata (JP) def. Alexis Martylewski, 6-0, -6-0; Terri Harmata (JP) def. Hong Trinh, 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles—Maddie Theisen-Kristin Zielinger (JP) def. Sara Weiss-Mary Mueller, 6-1, 6-1; Kim Amundson-Danielle Boyd (JP) def Kristal Kryshak-Allie Place, 6-2, 6-0; Melanie Whitescarver-Gretchen Genrich def. Megan Kirkpatrick-Kim Kingslein, 6-2, 6-1
Junior varsity—Parker 7, Beloit 0.
Craig falls to Middleton
Janesville Craig High School lost 6-1 to Middleton in Big Eight Conference tennis Wednesday.
Minaliza Shahlapour and Ciarra Sroda notched the Cougars’ lone victory at No. 2 doubles.
“Our kudos go to Minaliza and Ciarra,” Craig coach Bill Peyer said. “We won at No. 2 doubles, but the other matches went the other way.’’
Craig (3-4) faces Madison La Follette on Thursday and concludes the regular conference season facing Sun Prairie on Monday.
MIDDLETON 6, CRAIG 1
Singles—Bridgette Bellissimo (M) def. Kelly Collins, 6-0, 6-0. Brith Behrens (M) def. Kaylee Rossing, 6-0. 6-1. Madison Kridun (M) def. Sarah Gray, 6-0, 6-1; Abby Diamond (M) def. Courtney Spiegler, 6-0. 6-1.
Doubles—Anna Naden-Bianca Bellissimo (M) def. Taylor Storbakken-Maggie Bolton, 6-1, 6-4; Minaliza Shahlapour-Ciarra Sroda (JC) def Lindsey Heidel-Julie Rickert, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3; Maddie Zoleblick-Mo Livesey (M) def. Devon Timblin-Brianna Lane, 6-0, 6-1.
Junior varsity—Middleton 7, Craig 0