PACELLI'S TOP DOUBLES TEAM WINS SECTIONAL TITLE, QUALIFIES FOR STATE GIRLS TENNIS TOURNAMENT



Zaleski Sports


BALDWIN – Stevens Point Pacelli’s No. 1 doubles team of Ella Schroeder and Marissa Stolt are off to the state meet after winning the title at the WIAA Division 2 girls tennis sectional on Wednesday at Baldwin-Woodville High School.


The top four finishers in No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, and the top finisher in No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles automatically qualify for the 2021 WIAA Individual State Girls Tennis Tournament on Oct. 14-16 at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison. Up to 16 additional qualifiers may be added in the No. 1 flights, which will be announced Thursday or Friday.


Schroeder and Stolt defeated Alaina Rivard and Ella Gould of Amery in the quarterfinals 6-0, 6-2; Lexington Berger and Kallahan Bowman of Rice Lake in the semifinals, 6-4, 6-4; and Evie Shepich and Teigan Petersilka of Eau Claire Regis in the championship match 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, to earn a spot at state.


The Cardinals’ No. 3 doubles team of Anabelle Arnold and Jayden Hytry also won the sectional title, earning wins of 7-6 (6), 6-4, over Annabelle Fisk and Marissa Fisk of Amery in the semifinals, and 6-3, 6-2, over Maggie Jensen and Kylie Kastel of Baldwin-Woodville in the champions