Girls Tennis: Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Upsala-Swanville edges Little Falls 4-3

By PATRICK SLACK
Sports Editor
patrick.slack@mcrecord.com

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/Upsala-Swanville Area (LPGE/USA) took three out of four singles matches, then squeezed out the lone doubles win it needed from its top duo to edge Little Falls 4-3, Friday.

Sophomore McKenzie Barth added a key win at No. 3 singles, pulling out a close first set 7-5 before breezing in the second set 6-1.

Junior Lindsey Schneider and sophomore Elizabeth Kula combined for a 6-4, 6-2 win at No. 2 doubles for the Flyers, juniors Rachel Veillette and Rachel Reis won 6-4, 2-6, 10-4 at No. 3 doubles and eighth-grader Grace Schulte sailed to a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles.

In the other two matches of its home quad, LPGE/USA dropped a 7-0 match to second-ranked Osakis and lost 5-2 against Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg.

Barth earned her second win of the day at No. 3 singles 6-2, 6-2 versus Benson.

Little Falls also fell 7-0 to Osakis and 6-1 against Benson, with the No. 3 doubles team of Veillette and Reis battling to a 6-3, 4-6, 8-6 victory.

 

LPGE/USA 4, Little Falls 3

SINGLES

1. Brooklyn Levin (LPGE/USA) 6-1, 6-1.

2. Abby Ecker (LPGE/USA) 6-3, 6-2.

3. McKenzie Barth (LPGE/USA) 7-5, 6-1.

4. Grace Schulte (Little Falls) 6-0, 6-1.

DOUBLES

1. Tori Roe/Payton Long (LPGE/USA) 6-4, 6-2.

2. Lindsey Schneider/Elizabeth Kula (Little Falls) 6-4, 6-2.

3. Rachel Veillette/Rachel Reis (Little Falls) 6-4, 2-6, 10-4.

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