St. Anthony Finishes Fifth


Published on September 24 2012 7:23 am
Last Updated on September 24 2012 7:23 am
Written by Millie Lange

CHAMPAIGN -- Effingham St. Anthony High School competed in the Champaign Charger  Tennis Tournament Saturday and finished fifth.

Anna Schutzbach and Morgan Gardewine, competing at the No. 2 doubles spot, finished with two victories and a loss. The pair opened with wins over Bradley Bourbonnais and Bloomington Central Catholic before falling to a Danville pair and finishing second.

D.J. Brummer and Jenny Walters, competing at No. 2, lost their opening round match but picked up wins over Bradley Bourbonnais and Champaign St. Thomas More and finished fifth.

Eric Goeckner and Tierney Hammer lost their opening match then won over St. Thomas More and Bradley Bourbonnais and finished fifth.

Anna Utz and Lexie Niebrugge competed at No. 1 and suffered two losses.

"This was a very strong tournament," said St. Anthony Coach Darlene Esker. "The girls did great."

Champaign Charger Tournament

No. 1 Doubles Anna Utz and Lexie Niebrugge

Lost to Liu, Goldner (Naperville) 2-6 0-6

Lost to Bradu, O'Connor (Bloomington Central Catholic) 6-7 0-6

No. 2 Doubles D. J. Brummer and Jenny Walters

Lost to Furukawa, Chen ( Naperville)

Won vs Bright,  (Bradley Bourbonnais) 6-1 6-1

Won vs Demiow, Thomas (St. Thomas Moore) 6-3 6-4

No. 2 Doubles Anna Schutzbach and Morgan Gardewine

Won vs Williams, Osback (Bradley Bourbonnais) 6-2 6-1

Won vs Tairnoorazy, Oleson (Bloomington Central Catholic) 6-3 2-6 12-10

Lost to Elliis, Hart (Danville) 2-6 1-6

No. 3 Doubles Erin Goeckner and Tierney Hammer

Lost to Bui, Pavlov (Downers Grove South) 1-6 1-6

Won vs To, King (St. Thomas Moore) 6-1 6-0

Won vs Delabre, Rodgers (Bradley Bourbonnais) 6-0 6-3