|Madison Schoenthaler sets up for a forehand ground stroke at the home meet on September 24|
In the number one doubles, Kacie Dunn and Lexus Haxton played well with a close win against Gunder and Beran from Central Plains, 8-6. After losing to Harmon and Shremmer, Hoisington, 4-8, they moved to the back side of the bracket. Next, they lost to Hammerschmidt and Hockersmith, 3-8. Their last loss was to Malmberg and Mathes, 1-8. They finished the day with a 1-3 record placing eighth.
Adrian Dietz, number one singles, also had a 1-3 record and placed eighth. She won her first match in tie-break, 8-7 (7-1), against Prewitt from Philipsburg. Her losses were to Victoria, Tribune, and Hoisington.
Number two doubles players, Molly Moden and Valerie Scott, ended their day with tenth place and a 2-2 record. They lost to Woelk and Ibarra from Tribune, 2-8. Then they had two strong wins over Woodyard and Karnes, Norton, 8-2, and Mooney and Burgess, Hoisington, 8-2. In their last match of the day, they fell to Solida and Sisson of Philipsburg, 4-8.
Madison Schoenthaler, number two singles, finished with a 1-3 record and placed 12th. Her win was against Ingram from Hoisington, 8-3. Her losses were to Philipsburg, Tribune, and Osborne.
Coach Lori Dietz commented, “This tournament is a great way to see where we are in our strengths and weaknesses. We will continue working on building stamina and finishing out tough matches with a win.”