MARSHFIELD – Marshfield won three singles and two doubles matches in straight sets as it defeated Merrill 5-2 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference girls tennis dual meet Tuesday at the Boson Tennis Complex.
Sydney Newmier at No. 1 singles, Sonia Dissanayaka at No. 3, and Lucy Luedtke at No. 4, and the No. 2 doubles team of Emma Tucker and Maren Hamill, and the No. 3 team of Sam Ridgway and Danielle Minsaas all won in straight sets for Marshfield.
The Tigers improve to 2-0 in the WVC this season and will compete at D.C. Everest on Thursday.
Marshfield 5, Merrill 2
Singles: 1. Sydney Newmier (MAR) def. Lauren Belsky, 6-1, 6-0; 2. Lauren Cohrs (MER) def. Allison Kloos, 7-6 (6), 6-3; 3. Sonia Dissanayaka (MAR) def. Sarah Rell, 6-0, 6-1; 4. Lucy Luedtke (MAR) def. Anika Bartz, 6-2, 6-0.
Doubles: 1. Ameila Skoviera-Tessa Wheat (MER) def. Abigail Forst-Loryn Jakobi, 6-3, 6-4; 2. Emma Tucker-Maren Hamill (MAR) def. Courtney Schneider-Lydia Burrows, 6-4, 6-2; 3. Sam Ridgway-Danielle Minsaas (MAR) def. Mariah Jacoby-Chloe Belant, 6-0, 6-2.
Records: Merrill 0-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 2-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference.