Flyers and Pioneers fall in tennis to non-conference foes by point

Little Falls won two of the doubles matches and one of the singles matches during a 4-3 non-conference loss to visiting St. cloud Cathedral on Thursday afternoon.

Winning in singles for Little Falls was senior Jessica Waltman at the no. 4 position in three sets–3-6, 6-4 and 7-5.

In doubles, Kate Fogle and Shelby Swenson teamed up to win 7-6 (on a 7-2 tie-breaker) and 6-2 at no. 2 and Nicki Olson and Elizabeth Brisk won in three sets–3-6, 6-1 and 6-0–at no. 3.

St. Cloud Cathedral 4, Little Falls 3.
SINGLES: No. 1–Kampa (SCC) def. Loscheider, 6-1, 6-1; No. 2–Lentner (SCC) def. Sandy, 6-3, 6-2; No. 3–Harstad (SCC) def. Leisenheimer, 6-2, 6-4; No. 4–Waltman (LF) def. Heim, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5; DOUBLES: No. 1–Holly/Zwilling (SCC) def. Bach/Rakow, 6-2, 6-3; No. 2–Fogle/Swenson (LF) def. Miembon, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2; No. 3–Olson/Brisk (LF) def. Feichinger/Smith, 3-6, 6-1, 6-0.

Thunder tops Pioneers in non-conference tilt
The visiting Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder handed the Pierz Pioneers their second loss of the season in 17 matches. The score was 4-3.

Melissa Girtz was the lone singles winner for Pierz; she won in straight sets of 6-3 and 6-0. Pierz won at no.1 doubles (Kristine Jensen and Sheena Loidolt) in three sets and at no. 3 doubles (Kelly Lochner and Carrie Korf) in identical sets of 6-3.

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 4, Pierz 3.
SINGLES: No.1–Girtz (P) def. Parker, 6-3, 6-0; No. 2–K. Blake (LP-GE) def. Gruber, 6-1, 6-0; No. 3–Tesch (LP-GE) def. Stegora, 6-4, 6-1; No. 4–Venekamp (LP-GE) def. Banick, 7-5, 6-2; DOUBLES: No. 1–Jensen/ Loidolt (P) def. S. Blake/Laumeyer, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 (on a tie-breaker); No. 2–Baum/Knettle (LP-GE) def. Thielen/Stumpf, 6-2, 6-7 (7-4 tie-breaker); No. 3–Lochner/C. Korf (P) def. Drayna/Earhart, 6-3, 6-3.

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