Girls Tennis: LPGE/USA drops a pair of 4-3 matches in tri

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Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Upsala-Swanville Area (LPGE/USA) won three matches in straight sets, but Minnewaska Area won all three super tiebreakers to edge the host Thunder 4-3 in the first match of a tri, Tuesday.

Sophomore Amanda Tschida and freshman McKenzie Barth dominated at No. 3 doubles, winning 6-1, 6-3, as did Ecker at No. 4 singles (6-2, 6-1).

Senior Jenna Abraham and junior Tori Roe also won for the Thunder (6-3, 6-4).


Cathedral 4, LPGE/USA 3

In the final match-up of the tri, St. Cloud Cathedral took three of four singles matches to hold off LPGE/USA 4-3.

Sophomore Alyssa Kulla and Barth outlasted their opponents 6-4, 5-7, 13-11 at No. 3 doubles.

The Thunder host a quad against Benson, Little Falls and Osakis, Friday.


Minnewaska Area 4, LPGE/USA 3


4. Abby Ecker (LPGE/USA) 6-2, 6-1


2. Jenna Abraham/Tori Roe (LPGE/USA) 6-3, 6-4

3. McKenzie Barth/Amanda Tschida (LPGE/USA) 6-1, 6-3


St. Cloud Cathedral 4, LPGE/USA 3


2. Nikki Szech (LPGE/USA) 6-3, 6-2


2. Jenna Abraham/Tori Roe (LPGE/USA) 6-3, 3-6, 10-5

3. McKenzie Barth/Alyssa Kulla (LPGE/USA) 6-4, 5-7, 13-11

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