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Prep girls tennis: Negaunee, Westwood take second in Kingsford

August 24, 2013
By Journal Sports Staff (sports@miningjournal.net) , The Mining Journal

KINGSFORD - The Negaunee and Westwood high school girls tennis teams tied for second with 15 points while the host Flivvers captured the Kingsford Invitational with 18 points on Saturday.

Kingsford, Negaunee, Westwood and Iron Mountain each won two flights as the Mountaineers finished fourth with 11 points.

For Negaunee, Allyson Carlson defeated Iron Mountain's Katie Bule, 4-6, 7-5, 10-5 for the No. 1 singles title. The Miners' Dana DeBretto won the No. 4 singles bracket via a 6-0, 6-1 triumph over Escanaba's Emily LaFave.

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Negaunee’s Allyson Carlson returns a shot against Kingsford’s Hannah Tresedder in their No. 1 singles match Saturday at the Kingsford Invitational. (Iron Mountain Daily News photo by Burt Angeli)

Both Westwood victories came in doubles, with Lacey Pietro and Olivia DeRocha winning No. 3 and the duo of Emily Carlson and Jamie Ferris taking No. 4. Both wins came against Flivvers in straight sets.

The Miners also picked up a second-place from Abbi Kill at No. 2 singles after she fell in the finals to Iron Mountain's Olivia Truscott, 5-7, 7-5, 11-9.

The Patriots' Courtney Beauchamp finished second at No. 3 singles following a 6-3, 6-4 loss to Kingsford's Santina Bianco.

Fact Box

Kingsford Invitational

STANDINGS - Kingsford 18, Negaunee and Westwood 15, Iron Mountain 11, Escanaba 8, Menominee 5.

Finals

SINGLES - 1. Allyson Carlson, Neg, def. Katie Brule, IM, 4-6, 7-5, 10-5; 2. Olivia Truscott, IM, def. Abbi Killl, Neg, 5-7. 7-5, 11-9; 3. Santina Bianco, K, def. Courtney Beauchamp, WW, 6-3, 6-4; 4. Dana DeBretto, Neg, def. Emily LaFave, E, 6-0, 6-1.

DOUBLES - 1. Anna Shanks-Kate Lamt, K, def. Olivia Berquist-Shelby Gregoire, E, 6-1, 6-3; 2. Emily Bugni-Katie Bugni, IM, def. Ali VanRemortel-Jaelyn Jennings, K, 6-4, 5-7, 10-6; 3. Lacey Pietro-Olivia DeRocha, WW, def. Megan VanPembrook-Taylor Jacobson, K, 6-3, 6-3; 4. Emily Carlson-Jaime Ferris, WW, def. Abby Johnson-Kelsey Bennett, K, 6-4, 6-4.

 
 

 

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