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Polson girls clinch Northwestern A title

Polson’s Lady Pirates won the Northwestern A Divisional tennis title Friday with a strong 17-point lead over runner-up Whitefish, while the Pirates battled through close competition to a third-place finish, with just one point separating the top three boys’ teams.

For the girls, Marlee Congdon made it to the singles title match, where she fell to Columbia Falls’ Emily Getts, 6-3, 6-3.

The Pirate duo of Colin Kenney and Quaid Harlan edged teammates Cadis Chowning and Tommy Mercer for the doubles title, 7-5, 7-6 (10).

The Class A State Tournament will be held Thursday and Friday in Missoula.

 

Girls Northwestern A Divisional

Final team scores - Polson 52, Whitefish 35, Columbia Falls 31, Libby 13.

Singles

First round - Emily Getts, CF, def. Paige Sproul, W, 6-0, 6-0; Tessa

Nunlist, P, def. Dani Hawthorne, L, 3-6, 6-1, 6-0; Mollie Lemm, P, def. Harley Molchan, CF, 6-2, 6-1; Paula Fernandez, L, def. Keara Delaney, W, 6-2, 6-2; Kaylene Hudson, L, def. Annika Gordon, W, 7-5, 6-0; Hailey Sapa, CF, def. Hunter Tamcke, P, 6-2, 6-0; Molly Schmit, CF, def. McKenna Benbrook, W, 6-3, 6-4; Marlee Congdon, P, def. Katie Alspaw, L, 6-0, 6-0.

Quarterfinals - Getts def. Nunlist, 6-2, 6-4; Fernandez def. Lemm, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5; Hudson def. Sapa, 7-5, 6-4; Congdon def. Schmit, 6-1. 6-0.

Semifinals - Getts def. Fernandez, 6-2, 6-1; Congdon def. Hudson, 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (5).

Championship - Getts def. Congdon, 6-3, 6-3.

Third/fourth - Fernandez def. Lemm, 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles

First round - Hewston/Carlyle, P, bye; McCallum/Lingle, CF, def.

Cosgriff/Lauer, L, 7-6, (5), 6-1; Lundeen/Wheeler, P, def.

Grilley/Stenger, CF, 7-5, 5-7, 6-3; Peterson/Fyall, W, bye; Rost/Lenz, P, bye; Ross/McDaniel, W, def. Barrick/Boardner, L, 6-1, 6-4; Gilk/Flanigan, CF, def. Martineau/Reny, L, 7-6, 6-4; Luedke/Madsen, W, bye.

Quarterfinals - Hewston/Carlyle def. McCallum/Lingle, 6-0, 6-0;

Peterson/Fyall def. Lundeen/Wheeler, 6-0, 6-1; Rost/Lenz def.

Ross/McDaniel, 6-2, 6-0; Luedke/Madsen def. Gilk/Flanigan, 6-0, 6-0.

Semifinals - Peterson/Fyall def. Hewston/Carlyle, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0;

Luedke/Madsen def. Rost/Lenz, 6-3, 6-4.

Championship - Peterson/Fyall def. Luedke/Madsen, 7-5, 6-2.

Third/fourth - Rost/Lenz def. Hewston/Carlyle, 0-6, 6-0. 6-4.

 

Boys Northwestern A Divisional

Final team totals - Libby 40, Whitefish 39, Polson 38, Columbia Falls 6.

Singles

First round - Walter Briones, L, def. Cole Turgeon, W, 6-1, 6-0; Cooper Wendt, CF, def. Josh Kinzle, P, 6-7, 6-4, 6-1; Tim Russell, P, def. Jhamaal Sykes, L, 6-4, 6-0; Nathan Fauth, W, def. Patrick Tillman, CF, 6-1, 6-2; Cody Wood, L, def. Scott Sicz, P, 6-1, 6-0; Eric Holdhusen, W, def. Gabby Delorme, CF, 6-2, 6-3; Matt Sitter, P, def. Kody Bailey, L, 6-3, 7-5; Max Smyley, W, def. Julian Street, CF, 6-0, 6-0.

Quarterfinals - Briones def. Wendt, 6-0, 6-0; Russell def. Fauth, 6-4,

6-2; Wood def. Holdhusen, 6-1, 6-1; Smyley def. Sitter, 6-4, 6-1.

Semifinals - Briones def. Russell, 6-0, 6-1; Smyley def. Wood, 6-3, 6-3.

Championship - Briones def. Smyley, 6-2, 6-1.

Third/fourth - Wood def. Holdhusen, 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles

First round - Kenney/Harlan, P, bye; Brandt/Reese, W, def. Nagle/Peck, L, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3; Webster/Morgan, P, def. Morgan/Caffery, CF, 6-1, 6-0; Potthoff/Carloss, W, bye; Chowning/Mercer, P, bye; Denny/Wick, CF, def. Lauer/Thom, L, 6-4, 7-5; Brown/Ross, W, def. Ingraham/Fleury, CF, scores n/a; Brant/Maloney, L, bye.

Quarterfinals - Kenney/Harlan def. Brandt/Reese, 6-4, 6-2;

Potthoff/Carloss def. Webster/Morgan, 6-0, 6-2; Chowning/Mercer def. Denny/Wick, 6-3, 7-5; Brant/Maloney def. Brown/Ross, scores n/a.

Semifinals - Kenney/Harlan def. Potthoff/Carloss, 6-2, 7-6 (3);

Chowning/Mercer def. Brant/Maloney, 1-6, 6-0, 6-0.

Championship - Kenney/Harlan def. Chowning/Mercer, 7-5, 7-6 (10).

Third/fourth - Brant/Maloney def. Brown/Ross, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1.

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