Senior captain Kate Velander at the baseline, waiting for the return ball during her winning match at Shakopee on September 12.
The White Hawks hosted Holy Family on Sept. 8 and put out the Fire, with varsity winning 6-1 and JV winning 6-1. Winning for the White Hawks included first singles sophomore Savannah Paul, 6-3, 6-3; third singles senior captain Ellen Pruitt, 6-1, 6-2; fourth singles sophomore Resse Kasper, 6-4, 6-2; first doubles, senior captain Sara Funderburk and senior captain Sydney Leonard, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1; second doubles junior Anna Wood and junior Cam Winther, 6-3, 6-4; and third doubles senior Savanna Newell and freshman Suzie Marth, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6). The victory over Holy Family allowed the girls to redeem themselves, having lost the day before 0-7 to Minnetonka in both varsity and JV matchups.
The varsity girls traveled to Shakopee on September 12 and played competitive matches but ended up short, losing 3-4. At second singles, senior captain Kate Velander was 6-0, 7-5; first doubles Funderburk and Leonard went 6-3, 6-7 (5), (10-6); third doubles Newell and Marth went 6-2, 6-7 (6), (10-6); and fourth doubles junior Ally Eidsness and junior Cam Hargreaves went 6-2, 6-1.
This week’s contests include varsity and JV matches away at Providence Academy on September 13 and home against Jordan on September 15. Both matches start at 4:15 p.m. The JV-B team will travel to Southwest Christian on September 13 and play at 4:30 p.m. The JV team will play Shakopee on September 14 on home courts. Go White Hawks!
Tag(s): Tennis (Girls)