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Glacier boys netters sweep Helena schools

by Daily Inter Lake
| April 3, 2021 8:10 PM

Glacier’s Rory Smith and Ethan Purdy each won twice and the Wolfpack boys swept all its singles matches while beating Helena and Helena Capital by 7-1 scores in duals Saturday at Flathead Valley Community College.

The Wolfpack girls had less luck, losing to Helena 5-3 and Capital 7-1.

Madi Bartlett was the lone winner in girls’ singles for Glacier, while the doubles team of Nicole Mitchell and Maddie Johnson won both their matches.

Glacier’s Will Rudbach came up a winner in singles against the Capital boys and in doubles alongside Trey Engellant in doubles against Helena.

BOYS

Glacier 7, Helena 1

Singles — Rory Smith, Glacier, def. Luke Donaldson, 6-0, 6-0. Ethan Purdy, Glacier, def. Eric Callery 6-3, 6-4. Brighton Kelsey, Glacier, def. Karson Stefanik 7-5, 6-2. Kyle Nelson, Glacier, def. Parker Virts 8-1.

Doubles — Alex Galloway/Harrison Sanders, Glacier, def. Ethan Heyes/Dylan Maharg 6-3, 6-1; Hunter Cromwell/Heath Caldwell, Helena, def. Jake Keller/Simon Roston, 6-3, 6-3; Will Rudbach/Trey Engellant, Glacier, def. Parker Firts/Logan Snarr 6-0, 6-1. Timmy Glanville/Ethan Woods, Glacier, won by default.

Glacier 7, Capital 1

Singles — Smith, Glacier, def. Ryan Ashley, 6-1, 6-1; Purdy, Glacier, def. Gabe Sova 6-0, 6-0; Rudbach, Glacier, def. Wes Rose 6-0, 6-0; Kyler Knutson, Glacier, def. Kade O’Brian 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles — Jerrick Olson/Ashton Shipley, Capital, def. Galloway/Sanders 6-2, 6-4; Keller/Roston, Glacier, def. Brady Arnold/Dylan Dobbins 6-2, 6-1; Glanville/Woods, Glacier, def. John Settle/Carter Fehr 6-2, 6-7 (5), 1-0 (5); Engellant/Calvin Schmidt, Glacier, default over Ryan Ashley/Gabe Sova.

GIRLS

Helena 5, Glacier 3

Singles — Qayl Kujala, Helena, def. Mariah Dickey 6-0, 6-0; Annika Johnson, Helena, def. Kenzie Baker 6-0, 6-1; Keaton Normandy, Helena, def. Alexis Reiner, 6-1, 6-1. Madi Bartlett, Glacier, def. Ayla Silvonen 6-0, 6-3.

Doubles — Emma Hasquet/Eva Santos, Helena, def. Colette Daniels/Haven Speer 6-1, 6-2. Nicole Mitchell/Maddie Johnson, Glacier, def. Natalie Seborn/Hannah Romney 6-3, 7-5. Maya Goetz/Liv Peterson, Helena, def. Sara Downs/Kendall Van Aken 6-4, 6-4. Tor Dobis/Katy Bitney, Glacier, def. Sarah Hagengruber/Brynja Severtson 6-4, 6-1.

Capital 7, Glacier 1

Singles — Regan Hanson, Capital, def. Dickey 6-4, 6-0; Catherine Burbridge, Capital, def. Baker 6-3, 6-4; Mara Flynn, Capital, def. Tori Dobbs 6-0, 6-0; Kayla Bridges, Capital, def. Bartleet 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles — Miranda Sheafor/Abby Wirks, Capital, def. Daniels/Speer 6-2, 7-5; Mitchell/Johnson, Glacier, def. Ana Solydrok/Sarah Kubicka 6-7 (8), 7-6 (5), 1-0 (7); Emma Hopkins/Lilian Keeton, Capital, def. Downs/Van Aken 6-4, 7-5; Rachael Stacy/Abi Grotbo, Capital, def. Emily Rye/Bitney 6-2, 6-3.