MARSHFIELD GIRLS TENNIS EDGES WISCONSIN RAPIDS IN WVC OPENER
MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield girls tennis team opened its 2020 season with a hard-fought 4-3 win over Wisconsin Rapids in a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual Thursday at the Boson Tennis Complex.
Marshfield swept the three doubles matches and earned a win at No. 4 singles by Sandra Casta to pull out the victory.
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The Tigers’ No. 1 doubles team of Nichole Specht and Haley Sternitzky, and the No. 2 team of Abigail Forst and Emma Tarter each won in straight sets. Marshfield’s No. 3 team of Loryn Jakobi and Izabel Pappe need three sets to beat Aleigh Weight and Mya Raatz, 3-6, 6-1, 6-0.
Casta defeated Corinne Sazama, 6-4, 6-7 (7-2), 6-2, to take the No. 4 singles match for Marshfield.
Marshfield plays at Merrill on Tuesday.
Marshfield 4, Wisconsin Rapids 3 Singles: 1. Rachel Bredl (WR) def. Sydney Newmier, 6-4, 6-0; 2. Kelly Alekna (WR) def. Brooklyn Dillinger, 6-3, 6-0; 3. Taylor Wentland (WR) def. Sonia Dissanayake, 6-3, 6-4; 4. Sandra Casta (MAR) def. Corinne Sazama, 6-4, 6-7 (7-2), 6-2. Doubles: 1. Nichole Specht-Haley Sternitzky (MAR) def. Ory Art-Emily Tokarski, 6-4, 6-0; 2. Abigail Forst-Emma Tarter (MAR) def. Megan Herricksen-Riley Schmidt, 6-3, 6-3; 3. Loryn Jakobi-Izabel Pappe (MAR) def. Aleigh Weight-Mya Raatz, 3-6, 6-1, 6-0. Records: Marshfield 1-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Wisconsin Rapids 0-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference.