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ELC girls take down Braves

By Staff | Apr 23, 2008

The Estherville Lincoln Central girls tennis team finally played a home match on Tuesday and the Midgettes celebrated with a 7-2 victory over Cherokee.

The win was ELC’s second against the Braves with the same result, but different players picking up a win.

The No. 2 singles match was one of the highlights for ELC.

Lexie hash, who had lost in the first meeting with Allie Parker, pulled out a 10-4 victory.

The match was made tougher as Hash sprained her ankle with an 8-4 lead, but finished off the next two games.

“I was real impressed with Lexie’s turnaround,” said ELC coach Larry Kirchner.

Others singles wins came at the No. 1, 5 and 6 singles with Stephanie Wittmer winning 10-2 over Shannon Schroeder; Emily Swalve won 10-2 over Korianne Aguirre and Erin Olson won 10-0 over Sydney Morton.

In other singles, Sarah Chrestiansen lost 10-1 to Demi Dunn and Kaylene Vos lost 10-6 to Michelle McGarry.

ELC swept doubles play.

Wittmer and Chrestiansen won 10-2 over Schroeder and Dunn. Vos and Swalve won 10-3 over Parker and McGarry.

Courtney Bruns stepped up to play the No. 3 doubles with Olson and they won 10-1 over Aguirre and Morton.

The ELC junior varsity team swept Cherokee 9-0.

in singles Michelle Wedebrand won 8-4; Bruns won 8-2, Trisha Nelson won 8-1, Erin Kirchner won 8-1, Molly Martens on 8-2 and Liz Olson won 8-2.

In doubles, Wedebrand and Bruns won 8-2; Nelson and McCauley won 8-1; and Martens and Olson won 8-3.

In exhibition play, Heather Enerson and Holly Enerson won 6-3; Laura Fandel and Tessa Bernholtz won 6-2; Kaylee Schoon and Allison Hevern won 6-0; Jessica Lepird and Emily Aanonson won 6-2 and Megan Rogers and Amanda Heinrichs won 6-2.