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Columbia Falls tennis edged by Dillon in season opener

by Daily Inter Lake
| April 9, 2021 9:06 PM

POLSON — Columbia Falls netters got back on the court after two years Friday against Dillon at Polson’s newly resurfaced courts.

Thursday’s meeting with Whitefish was cancelled because of poor weather conditions.

Columbia Falls’ girls lost 4-3 to Dillon with wins from Hannah Schweikert and Chloe Ramage in singles and Kati Crockett and Zoey Byrd in doubles.

“It was an absolutely beautiful day and I am so proud of my players,” Columbia Falls coach Michele Colliander. “It is so nice to be back out in the courts competing again and we are looking forward to our next varsity match.”

Niels Getts was the only boys’ singles winner. Dale Blickhan and Nico Lang and Lucas Thacker and Orion Barta won in doubles.

Dillon’s boys won 4-3.

Columbia Falls next plays Glacier and Flathead at FVCC on Tuesday,

GIRLS

Dillon 4, Columbia Falls 3

Singles

Hannah Schweikert (CF) def. Bella Glossa 6-0, 6,0. Cloey Ramage (CF) def. Laura Leonardson 6-4, 6-2

  1. Alanah Rose (D) def. Lillian McDonald 4-6, 6-4, (10-7). Emma Mitchell (D) def. Abbey Biel 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles

Rachel Fluckiger/Eden Kindberg (D) def. Grace Gedlaman/Alyssa Williams 6-2, 6-2. Ruby Pierce/Brooklyn Williams (D) def. Mackenzie Nelson/Anne Lybbert 6-0, 6-1. Kati Crockett/Zoey Byrd (CF) def. Aubrey Hawley/Laura Martin 6-4, 6-2.

BOYS

Dillon 4, Columbia Falls 3

Singles

Niels Getts (CF) def. Sam Jones 6-1, 5-7, 6-4. Marcus Sandall (D) def. Caleb Reinsburg (CF) 6-0, 6-0. Eli Sherwood (D) def. Malachi Brower (CF) 6-0. 6-0. Josiah Jones (D) def. Logan Heuple 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles

John Bramlett/Jett Mosher (D) def. Cody Schweikert/Cade Morgan 6-0, 6-1. Dale Blickhan/Nico Lang (CF) def. Kyle Hawley/Isaac Sandall 6-2, 6-0. Lucas Thacker/Orion Barta (CF) def. Milo Glossa/Daniel Leonardson 6-0, 4-6, (10-4).