MERRILL EDGES MARSHFIELD GIRLS TENNIS
MARSHFIELD – Merrill pulled out a pair of three-set wins in singles play and pulled past Marshfield 4-3 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference girls tennis match Tuesday at the Boson Tennis Complex.
Audrey Ladewig earned a three-set win over Brooklyn Dillinger at No. 2 singles, and Erin Murray beat Sonia Dissanayaka in three sets at No. 3 singles for Merrill.
Marshfield’s wins came from Sandra Costa at No. 4 singles, the No. 2 doubles team of Abigail Forst and Emma Tucker, and the No. 3 doubles team of Izabel Paape and Loryn Jakobi.
Marshfield falls to 2-4 in the WVC and will play at D.C. Everest on Thursday.
Merrill 4, Marshfield 3 Singles: 1. Alexandra Johnson (MER) def. Sydney Newmier, 6-3, 6-2; 2. Audrey Ladewig (MER) def. Brooklyn Dillinger, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; 3. Erin Murray (MER) def. Sonia Dissanayaka, 1-6, 7-6 (3), 6-3; 4. Sandra Costa (MAR) def. Angela Hinner, 6-2, 6-0. Doubles: 1. Amelia Skoviera-Tessa Wheat (MER) def. Haley Sternitzky-Nicole Specht, 6-4, 6-1; 2. Abigail Forst-Emma Tucker (MAR0 def. Autumn Reissmann-Lauren Cohrs, 6-2, 6-7 (3), 6-4; 3. Loryn Jakobi-Izabel Pappe (MAR0 def. Zoey Dreikosen-Kendra Petrowski, 6-1, 6-2. Records: Merrill 4-2; Marshfield 2-4.