Columbus Catholic girls tennis comes up short against Medford
Dons fall to 2-2 in GNC
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield Columbus Catholic girls tennis team came up just short in a 4-3 loss to Medford in a Great Northern Conference dual match Thursday at Miller Park.
Winners for Columbus Catholic (2-2 GNC) were Maria Garcia at No. 1 singles, the No. 2 doubles team of Neale Tracy and Lindsey Schultz, and the No. 3 doubles team of Catherine Pinter and Stephanie Johnson.
The Dons return to action Tuesday with a home doubleheader against Rhinelander beginning at 3 p.m. at Boson Courts.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Medford 4, Columbus Catholic 3
Singles: 1. Maria Garcia (CC) def. Shantel Faude 6-2, 6-1; 2. Chelsea Rausch (MED) def. Becca Wirthlin 6-4, 6-1; 3. Sydney Emmerich (MED) def. Lauren Derfus 6-4, 6-1; 4. Rylee Anderson (MED) def. Marion Schneider 6-2, 6-2.
Doubles: 1. Jori Brandner-Angela Tischendorf (MED) def. Ruthey Schultz-Ada Inman 1-6, 6-4, 6-1; 2. Neale Tracy-Lindsey Schultz (CC) def. Emily Shipman-Karlee Batchelder 6-2, 4-6, 6-4; 3. Catherine Pinter-Stephanie Johnson (CC) def. Tonja Firnstahl-Megan Payne 6-3, 6-1.
Records: Medford 1-3 Great Northern Conference; Columbus Catholic 2-2 GNC.