ELC beats the rain, Cherokee
The Estherville Lincoln Central Girls Tennis Team beat the rain and Cherokee in earning a 6-2 win over the Braves on Monday.
“We played nice for the night,” said ELC coach Larry Kirchner.
ELC won four of the singles matches.
At the No. 1 spot, Erin Olson won 10-3 over Sarah Reuhle; Corin Swalve won 10-7 over Amber Haupert at the No. 2 spot. At the No. 5 singles, Bailey Hagen won 10-6 over Taylor Meyerhofer and Tessa Bernholtz defeated Shelby Bingham 10-4.
In other singles, Allison Hevern lost 10-3 to Denise freed and Amanda Heinrichs lost 10-2 to Anna Lehrach.
In doubles, Olson and Swalve won 10-3 over Reuhle and Meyerhofer and Heinrichs and Bernholtz won 10-6 over Freed and Bingham.
Hevern and Hagen led 4-1 in their match when the rain came.
The ELC junior varsity only got in four singles matches and won three.
Kaylee Schoon won 8-6, Kelly Zebedee won 8-4, Emily Chrestiansen won 8-6 and Maddy Bernholtz lost 8-6.
Schoon and Zebedee also were ahead 2-0 in their doubles match when the rain arrived.
ELC travels to Spirit Lake on Monday.