Marshfield girls tennis edges Wisconsin Rapids
Tigers improve to 2-1 in Wisconsin Valley
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Marshfield girls tennis team won two of the three doubles matches and two singles matches to squeak out a 4-3 victory over Wisconsin Rapids in a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual Tuesday at Lincoln High School.
All four of the Tigers’ victories came in straight sets as they improve to 2-1 in the WVC. Rapids is now 2-2.
Ashley Schultz (No. 1 singles), Cassie Strege (No. 4 singles), Emily Serchen and Olivia Haessly (No. 1 doubles), and Kessa Schreiner and Krishna Patel (No. 2 doubles) all won for Marshfield.
The Tigers host Merrill at 4 p.m. Thursday in another WVC dual match.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Marshfield 4, Wisconsin Rapids 3
Singles: 1. Ashley Schultz (M) def. McKenzie Wentland 6-3, 6-2; 2. Kaitlyn Hess (WR) def. Hanah Gadke 6-4, 6-3; 3. Hannah Wangen (WR) def. Nicole Kivela 6-1, 6-3; 4. Cassie Strebe (M) def. Zoe Gilmaster 6-2, 6-3.
Doubles: 1. Emily Serchen-Olivia Haessly (M) def. Allie Henke-McCartney Sullivan 6-1, 6-1; 2. Kessa Schreiner-Krishna Patel (M) def. Paige Vruwink-Mal Herman 6-3, 6-2; 3. Mia Iwiski-Ellie Schuerman (WR) def. Erin Schneider-Taylor Schneider 2-6, 7-5, 6-4.