St. Anthony Picks Up Tennis Victory

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Published on August 22 2012 10:26 am
Last Updated on August 22 2012 10:26 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham St. Anthony played host to Newton as girls tennis action got underway Tuesday evening. The Bulldogs blanked the Eagles 9-0.

Jenny Walters, Lexie Niebrugge and Anne Schutzbach were 6-0, 6-0 winners at No. 1, No. 4 and No. 6 respectively. D.J. Brummer won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 while Anna Utz claimed a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 3. Morgan Gardewine downed her opponent 6-2, 6-0 at No. 5.

In doubles, Utz and Niebrugge played the No. 1 spot and won 6-1, 6-0. Brummer and Walters won 6-0, 6-0 and Gardewine and Schutzbach claimed a 6-1, 6-0 win.

In a junior varsity contest, St. Anthony picked up a 5-0 win. Megan Schmidt and Tierney Hamner claimed 6-0 wins. Erin Goeckner won 6-2 while Nicole Malone claimed a 6-1 win. In doubles, Schmidt and Hamner combined for a 6-1 win.

At St. Anthony

Singles

No. 1 -- Jenny Walters (SA) defeated Rebeca Mier-y-lean (N), 6-0, 6-0

No. 2 -- D.J. Brummer (SA) defeated Michaela Green (N), 6-1, 6-0

No. 3 -- Anna Utz (SA) defeated Kelsey Vahling (N), 6-0, 6-1

No. 4 -- Lexie Niebrugge (SA) defeated Hannah Dhom (N), 6-0, 6-0

No. 5 -- Morgan Gardewine (SA) defeated Sarah Stewart (N), 6-2, 6-0

No. 6 -- Anne Schutzbach (SA) defeated Katelyn Michl (N), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

No. 1 -- Utz-Niebrugge (SA) defeated Vahling-Dhom (N), 6-1, 6-0

No. 2 -- Brummer-Walters (SA) defeated Stacie Purcell-Hannah Loy (N), 6-0, 6-0

No. 3 -- Gardewine-Schutzbach (SA) defeated Stacy Cummins-Shelby Jackson (N), 6-1, 6-0