Marshfield girls tennis knocks off Wausau East in WVC finale
Haessly-Serchen roll at No. 1 doubles for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield girls tennis team wrapped up its regular-season dual meet schedule with a 4-3 win over Wausau East in Wisconsin Valley Conference action Thursday at Boson Courts.
Marshfield ends the WVC dual meet schedule with a 4-2 record.
The Tigers’ No. 1 doubles team of Olivia Haessly and Kessa Schreiner rolled to a 6-0, 6-0 victory to finish the dual meet season in the Valley with a 5-1 record. The other three Marshfield wins all came in hard-fought three-set matches.
Cassie Strebe won at No. 3 singles, Krishna Patel and Toni Schmitt won at No. 2 doubles, and Tylene Dierickx and Hailey Tobin won at No. 3 doubles with three-set victories.
Marshfield will compete in the Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament on Oct. 1 at Wausau East and West high schools. The Tigers enter the tournament two points behind Wausau East for second place in the conference standings.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Marshfield 4, Wausau East 3
Singles: 1. Sami Miles (WE) def. Ashley Schultz 6-3, 6-0; 2. Sydney Blaskowski (WE) def. Hanah Gadke 6-4, 6-3; 3. Cassie Strebe (MAR) def. Sara Gliniecki 6-4, 2-6, 7-5; 4. Leah Blaskowski (WE) def. Nicole Kivela 6-2, 6-0.
Doubles: 1. Olivia Haessly-Kessa Schreiner (MAR) def. Liddy McDonald-Cassidy Kathenberger 6-0, 6-0; 2. Krishna Patel-Toni Schmitt (MAR) def. Chloe Watbog-Quinn Lodhutie 2-6, 6-2, 6-3; 3. Tylene Dierickx-Hailey Tobin (MAR) def. Nadin Bauman-Benna Steigl 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.
Records: Wausau East 4-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 4-2 WVC.