Spring downpour halts tennis matches
ST. IGNATIUS – Rain kept the MAC (Mission-Arlee-Charlo) and Ronan tennis teams from completing their cross-county match, on Thursday.
The boys got more action in than the girls, and it was MAC’s top singles player, Warren Castor defeating Bailey Moss, 6-0, 6-4 and Ronan’s No. 2 Coleman Taylor capturing a 6-1, 6-1 win over Tine Toemkoa.
When the action was forced to stop, MAC girls’ No. 1 singles player Sierra Esslinger had won her first set over Maddy Sevier, 6-3, and Ronan’s No. 2 singles Breanna Turpin had won her first set 7-5 over Arianna Rossi.
Singles: Warren Castor, MAC, def. Bailey Moss, 6-0, 6-4; Coleman Taylor, RON, def. Tine Toemkoa, 6-1, 6-1.
Singles: Bailey Moss, RON, def. John Gilk, CF, 6-4, 6-1; Coleman Taylor, RON, def. Chris Howell, CF, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Doubles: Jayden Wirkus/Caleb Fluery, CF, def. Thomas Yellowbird/Garrett Anderson, R, 6-4, 6-0.
No team scores, weather-shortened
Singles: Sierra Esslinger, MAC, won first set over Maddy Sevier, 6-3; Breanna Turpin, R, won first set over Arianna Rossi, 7-5.
Singles: Alise Rutherford, CF, def. Sierra Esslinger, 6-2, 6-2; Mackenzie Spence, CF, def. Arianna Ross, 6-1, 6-0; Madison Courser, CF, def. Elise Stensrud, 6-3, 6-3; MJ Razo, CF, def. Tori Peterson, 6-1, 6-4.
Doubles: Keisha Dillard/Michaela, MAC, def. Bethany Shaske/Ponchita Prasertsin, 6-2, 6-4.
Singles: Molly Schmit, CF, def. Maddy Sevier, 6-2, 6-0; Sammi Mueller, CF, def. Morgan Brooks, 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles: Meghan McCallum/Kayla Nicol, CF, def. BreAnna Turpin/Julia Matkovich, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.
CUT BANK – On Saturday, Polson swept the Cut Bank Invitational, as the Pirates and Lady Pirates beat Libby and Havre.
The Pirates defeated Libby 6-1 and narrowly slipped by Havre 4-3. Colin Kenney, Johnny Moore and Sam Schultz went undefeated in their matches.
The Lady Pirates defeated both Libby and Havre by a margin of 5-2, led with strong play by Cassie Carlyle, Olivia Hewston and Sophia Speckert who all went undefeated in their matches.
Singles: Colin Kenney, POL, def. Jhamaal Sykes 8-1; Colin Maloney, LIB, def. Jaron Morgan 8-1; Johnny Moore, POL, def. Virgil Sadewasser 8-3; Sam Schultz, POL, def. Rayson Arnold 8-2.
Doubles: Cadis Chowning/Kaiden Forman-Webster, POL, def. Erik Lauer/Brayden Thom 8-3; Carson McDaniel/Joe McDonald, POL, def. Ryan Nagle/Gio Cano 8-5; Trevor Schyltz/Kendal Forman-Webster, POL, def. Devin Payne/Zach Carter 8-0.
Singles: Colin Kenney, POL, def. Dustin Haas 8-4; Johnny Moore, POL, def. Trey Hanson 8-4; Sam Schultz, POL, def. Vander Swenson 8-1; Carson McDaniel, POL, def. Jack Johnsrud 8-2.
Doubles: Jake Sedahl/Nate Korb, H, def. Cadis Chowning/Kaiden Forman-Webster 8-4; Trey Murphy/Kennedy McKay, H, def. Jaron Morgan/Matt Sitter 8-6; Tommy Brown/Brady Ophus, H, def. Kendal Forman Webster/Joe McDonald 8-7 (7-3).
Singles: Cassie Carlyle, POL, def. Mehki Sykes 8-1; Olivia Hewston, POL, def. Isabelle Martineau 8-2; Sophia Speckert, POL, def. Dora Antonnes 8-5; Alia Tavenner, POL, def. Dora Antonnes 8-6.
Doubles: Shea McGuinness/Kyler Lundeen, POL, def. Jessika Jones/Marissa Wood 8-7 (8-6); Laurynn Laver/Mirian Snyder, L, def. Elizabeth Violett/Olivia Perez 8-7 (8-6); Madison Snyder/Sevannah Huni, L, def. Sharmaine Zempel/Josie Peterson 8-6.
Singles: Cassie Carlyle, POL, def. Paige Nelson 8-1; Olivia Hewston, POL, def. Kadyn Alor 8-0; Sophia Speckert, POL, def. Cassidy Alor 8-7 (7-2); Teagan Fee, H, def. Josie Peterson 8-6.
Doubles: Elizabeth Violett/Shea McGuinness, POL, def. Marlee Murphy/Devlin Solomon 8-6; Kyler Lundeen/Olivia Perez, POL, def. Alex Donaldson/Katie Donaldson 8-4; Bayler Miller/Megan Lindbloom, H, def. Mikayla Croft/Alia Tavenner 8-6.