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Women’s tennis: Park Rapids claim a pair of 7-0 wins – Park Rapids Enterprise

SAUK CENTER — Two dominating performances on the court led to a pair of wins for the Park Rapids women’s tennis team in a triangle meet at the Sauk Center on Thursday, August 25.

The Panthers lost just nine games in a 7-0 victory over Yellow Medicine East and went on to win six in a row in a 7-0 win over Sauk Center.

In the win over YME, the Panthers lost just six singles matches as Morgan Koppelman beat Hope Stark 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles; Mickey Clark posted a 6-0, 6-2 win over second-place singles Liz Ross; Shailyn Hayes picked up a 6-0, 6-1 win over Hope Foy for third in singles; and Rachel Ulvin beat Emma Keller 6-2, 6-1 for fourth in singles.

Macy Goochey and Emmy Goochey beat Abigail Jimenez and Brianna Nelson 6-1, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles; Ella Ehler and Abby Runyan earned a 6-0, 6-1 win over second-placed Sarana West and Katelyn Luepke in doubles; and Nora Bolton and Kate Dravis shut out Breea Johnson and Reagan Streich 6-0, 6-0 in doubles No. 3 as the Panthers lost just three games in doubles.

In the double exhibition matches against YME, Destiny Haddy and Sophia Gauthier took an 8-1 victory while Emma Berghuis and Natalie Berghuis prevailed 8-2.

Park Rapids improved to 3-1 in doubles with another dominating effort against Sauk Center.

Koppelman was pushed to a third set in a 3-6, 6-3, 10-3 win over Hailey Hokanson in singles No. 1 while the Panthers won the other three singles matches in straight sets. Hayes shut out Addy Hoffmann 6-0, 6-0 for second overall in singles; Ehler picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win over No. 3 ranked Michelle Straub in singles; and Dravis posted a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Lisa Straninger for fourth in singles.

The doubles teams combined to drop just seven matches in a straight-set winning trio. Clark and Macy Goochey beat Emma Klaphake and Lydia Peterson 6-1, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles; Emmy Goochey and Runyan posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Amber Groetsch and Abbie Masog in doubles No. 2; and the Bolton/Ulvin duo picked up a 6-1, 6-0 win over Emilee Koelin and Keely Klein at number 3 in doubles.

The Haddy/Gauthier duo and the Berghuis sisters earned 8-0 wins in exhibition doubles matches against Sauk Centre.

Park Rapids 7, Yellow Medicine East 0

Singles No. 1: Morgan Koppelman, PR, vs. Hope Stark 6-0, 6-0.

Singles #2: Mickey Clark, PR, vs. Liz Ross 6-0, 6-2.

Singles No. 3: Shailyn Hayes, PR, vs. Hope Foy 6-0, 6-1.

Singles No. 4: Rachel Ulvin, PR, vs. Emma Keller 6-2, 6-1.

Doubles No. 1: Macy Goochey/Emmy Goochey, PR, vs. Abigail Jimenez/Brianna Nelson 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles No. 2: Ella Ehler/Abby Runyan, PR, vs. Sarana West/Katelyn Luepke 6-0, 6-1.

No. 3 doubles: Nora Bolton/Kate Dravis, PR, vs. Breea Johnson/Reagan Streich 6-0, 6-0.

Rapids Park 7, Sauk Center 0

Singles No. 1: Morgan Koppelman, PR, vs. Hailey Hokanson 3-6, 6-3, 10-3.

Singles No. 2: Shailyn Hayes, PR, vs. Addy Hoffman 6-0, 6-0.

Singles No. 3: Ella Ehler, PR, vs. Michelle Straub 6-1, 6-0.

Singles No. 4: Kate Dravis, PR, vs. Lisa Straninger 6-3, 6-1.

Double No. 1: Mickey Clark/Macy Goochey, PR, against Emma Klaphake/Lydia Peterson 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles No. 2: Emmy Goochey/Abby Runyan, PR, vs. Amber Groetsch/Abbie Masog 6-2, 6-2.

No. 3 doubles: Nora Bolton/Rachel Ulvin, PR, vs. Emilee Koelin/Keely Klein 6-1, 6-0.


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