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Whitefish netters on a roll

by Daily Inter Lake
| May 19, 2022 11:55 PM

A few matches were played indoors at the Summit when the Northwest A tennis divisional started Thursday, but the weather held enough later on for play to resume outdoors at the FVCC courts.

Things moved quickly after that, with semifinals set in every category.

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Columbia Falls doubles player Alyssa Williams returns a volley at the Northwest A divisional on Thursday, May 19, at FVCC. (JP Edge/Hungry Horse News)

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Polson's Lucy Violett returns a volley at the Northwest A divisional at FVCC on Thursday, May 19. (JP Edge/Hungry Horse News)

In boys singles, Polson’s Torrin Ellis will face Whitefish’s Highland Lee-French, and Joe Brandt of Whitefish has Libby’s Ryan Beagle in the semis.

Whitefish has two doubles teams in the semis: Aaron Dicks/Mason Kelch and Finn Stagg/Jesse Burrough.

Polson’s Trent Wilson/Owen McElwee have Stagg/Burrough as their semifinal foe, and Dicks/Kelch have Columbia Falls’ Cade Morgan/Cody Schweikert.

Clara Todd of Polson and Lauren Brown of Whitefish are semifinal opponents in girls singles, as are Cloey Ramage of Columbia Falls and Whitefish’s Anyah Cripe.

Polson has two doubles teams in Friday’s semifinals: pairs Sierra Lundeen/Elizabeth Tolley and Camilla Foresti/Katie Smith.

Ronan’s Aaliyah Decker/Alyssa Pretty On Top are Foresti and Smith's semi opponent.

Lundeen and Tolley have the Whitefish pair of Tallory Workman/Emma Trieweiler.

Team scores were not available at press time.

Matches resume at 10 a.m. today on the FVCC courts.

Northwest A Divisional

Thursday

BOYS

Singles

Round 1

Neil Bernat (WF) def. Jax Ramage (CF) 7-6(7-4), 6-3; Thomas Roark (LIB) def. Noah Trosper (POL) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4; Jennings Greenfield (LIB) def. John Paca (RON) 6-1, 6-1; Ashten Nelson (POL) def. Remi Stalhein (RON) 6-1, 6-3.

Round 2

Torrin Ellis (POL) def. Bernat 6-0, 6-0; Dillon Pretty On Top (RON) def. Tyler Anderson (LIB) 6-1, 6-3; Orion Barta (CF) def. Roark 4-6, 6-4, 6-2; Highland Lee-French (WF) def. Beau Decker (POL) 7-6 (7-2), 6-2; Joe Brandt (WF) def. Greenfield 6-0, 6-1; Dale Blickhan (CF) def. Chris Lake (POL) 6-2, 6-2; Austin Gunset (WF) def. Logan Heupel (CF) 6-4, 6-2; Ryan Beagle (LIB) def. Nelson 6-1, 6-1.

Round 4

Ellis def. Pretty On Top 6-1, 6-2; Lee-French def. Barta 6-0, 6-1; Brandt def. Blickhan 6-1, 6-4, Beagle def. Gunset 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles

Round 1

Dane Hunt/Johnny Nix (WF) def. Will Pickard/Caleb Donsbach (CF) 6-1, 6-2; Finn Stagg/Jesse Burrough (WF) def. Alderic Martineau/Ayden Montgomery (LIB) 6-2, 6-4; Tate Barentson/Colter Wilson (POL) def. Tristan Buckallew/Ethan McCauley (RON) 6-0, 6-0; Aaron Dicks/Mason Kelch (WF) def. Silas Ypma/Connor Zumalt (CF) 6-0, 6-0; Trevor Collins/Colin van Erp (LIB) def. Dylan Dillard/Jordan Gatch (RON) 6-1, 6-1; Brock Hendricksen/Christian Lund (POL) def. Larenz Alvarez/Brady Dresden (RON) 6-2, 6-2; Cade Morgan/Cody Schweikert (CF) def. Cylis Goddard/Zach Fantozzi (LIB) 6-2, 6-0.

Round 2

Trent Wilson/Owen McElwee (POL) def. Hunt/Nix 6-02, 6-2; Stagg/Burrough def. Barentsen/C. Wilson 6-0, 4-6, 6-2; Dicks/Kelch def. Collins/van Erp 6-2, 6-1; Morgan/Schweikert def. Hendricksen/Lund 6-3, 6-3.

Consolation bracket

Round 3

Martineau/Montgomery def. Buckallew/McCauley 6-0, 6-1; Ypma/Zumalt def. Dillard/Gatch 6-4, 6-2; Goddard/Fantozzi def. Alvarez/Dresden 6-4, 6-3.

Round 4

Hendricksen/Lund def. Pickard/Donsbach 4-6, 6-3, 6-4; Collins/van Erp def. Martineau/Montgomery 6-3, 3-6, 6-2; Barentsen/C. Wilson def. Ypma/Zumalt 6-2, 6-3; Hunt/Nix def. Goddard/Fantozzi 6-1, 6-2.

GIRLS

Singles

Round 1

Emma Shaffer (WF) def. Elaina Covington (LIB) 6-2, 6-4; Lexi Oberholtzer (CF) def. Lainey Racine (RON) 6-2, 6-0; Summer Neuman (POL) def. Madison Perry (RON) 6-0, 6-0.

Round 2

Clara Todd (POL) def. Shaffer 6-0, 6-1; Kaileen Howard (RON) def. Mackenzie Nelson (CF) 6-4, 6-3; Lauren Brown (WF) def. Oberholtzer 6-1, 6-0; Cloey Ramage (CF) def. Kaitlyn Canary (LIB) 6-0, 6-2; Alivia Lusko (WF) def. Piper Hoxie (POL) 6-2, 6-3; Lillian McDonald (CF) def. Jenna Hammond (POL) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4; Anyah Cripe (WF) def. Neuman 6-0, 6-0.

Round 4

Todd def. Howard 6-0, 6-0; Brown def. Morrison 6-0, 6-0; Ramage def. Lusko 7-5, 7-5; Cripe def. McDonald 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

Consolation Bracket

Round 3

Covington def. Canary 6-0, 6-1; Neuman def. Racine 6-2, 6-0.

Round 5

Oberholtzer def. Perry 6-2, 6-0; Shaffer def. Nelson 6-2, 6-0;

Doubles

Round 1

Ellie Andreessen/Allie Thorstenson (LIB) def. Anne Lybbert/Kati Crockett (CF) 6-2, 6-0; Sierra Lundeen/Elizabeth Tolley (POL) def. Mollina Sydnor/Angie Paca (RON) 6-1, 6-0; Grace Gedlaman/Alyssa Williams (WF) def. Addie Oehlerich/Sophie Olson (WF) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1; Camilla Foresti/Katie Smith (POL) def. Savanah Lucas/Kayla Hoff (LIB) 6-0, 6-0; Elliette Haigh/Ashley Gunset (WF) def. Zerita McAtee/Zoey Byrd (CF) 6-0, 6-0; Lucy Violett/Karli Owen (POL) def. Bella Covington/Macey Halvorson (LIB) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.

Round 2

Emma Trieweiler/Tallory Workman (WF) def. Andreessen/Thorstenson 6-2, 6-0; Lundeen/Tolley def. Gedlaman/Williams 6-4, 6-4; Foresti/Smith def. Haigh/Gunset 6-4, 0-6, 6-2; Aaliyah Decker/Alyssa Pretty On Top (RON) def. Violett/Owen 7-5, 6-2.

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