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Whitefish boys State A tennis co-champions

| May 27, 2022 10:19 PM

BOZEMAN — Billings Central won the girls crown, and the Whitefish and Billings Central boys were co-champions Friday at the State A tennis tournament.

Whitefish and Billings Central boys tied for first with 18 points, and there was a three-way tie for third between Dillon, Miles City and Havre, which all had 17 points. Libby was fourth with 10 points.

The Billings Central girls won with 26 points, and 2021 champion Polson scored 20, good enough for second place and a tie with Hamilton.

Miles City’s Dalton Polesky repeated as boys singles winner and Northwest A champion Ryan Beagle of Libby was third, defeating Whitefish’s Joe Brandt in the third place match.

Polson’s Torrin Ellis topped Ronan’s Beau Decker in consolation for fifth place.

In doubles, Whitefish pair Aaron Dicks and Mason Kelch beat a Havre pair for third place.

Another Polson netter, Clara Todd, ended up third in girls singles and doubles pair Camilla Foresti and Katie Smith were also third-place winners.

Whitefish’s Anyah Cripe defeated teammate Lauren Brown for fifth place.

Livingston pair Tess Cotocos and Debbie Chambers were doubles champions, Eliana Foss of Hamilton was the singles winner and Dillon’s John Bramlet and Marcus Sandall won boys doubles.

GIRLS

Team scores —1, Billings Central 26; T2, Polson 20; T2, Hamilton 20; 4, Livingston 16; 5, Miles City 14; 6, Whitefish 12.

Singles

Semifinal

Eliana Foss (HAM) def. Clara Todd (POL) 7-6(7-3),6-3; Bryn Coffin (MC) def. Evelyn Nelson (BLC) 7-5, 7-6(7-5).

Final

Foss def. Coffin (scores not available).

Consolation

Round 5

Anyah Cripe (WF) def. Dakota Powell (COR) 6-1, 7-5; Lauren Brown (WF) def. Gracie Hawkes (HAM) 6-0, 6-0.

Round 7

Coffin def. Cripe; Todd def. Brown (scores not available).

Third place

Todd def. Coffin (scores not available).

Fifth place

Cripe def. Brown

Doubles

Round 2

Zi’Onna Leikam-Morton/Loree Reck (BC) def. Camilla Foresti/Katie Smith (POL); Tess Cotocos/Debbie Chambers (LIV) def. Hailey Anderson/Madison Henry (COR) (scores not available).

Semifinal

Cotocos/Chambers def. Lainey Smith/Emma Barlog (MC); Leikam-Morton/Reck def. Aaliyah Decker/Alyssa Pretty On Top (RON)(scores not available).

Final

Cotocos/Chambers def. Leikam-Morton/Reck (scores not available).

Consolation

Round 5

Foresti/Smith def. Elliette Haigh/Ashley Gunset (WF); Decker/Pretty On Top def. Anderson/Henry (COR)(scores not available).

Fifth place

Anderson/Henry def. Smith/Barlog (scores not available).

Third place

Foresti/Smith def. Decker/Pretty On Top (scores not available).

BOYS

Team scores — T1, Whitefish 18, T1, Billings Central 18, T3, Dillon 17, T3, Miles City 17, T3, Havre 17; 4, Libby 10, 5, Hardin 9; 6, Polson 6.

Singles

Semifinal

Josh Currie (HAV) def. Ryan Beagle (LIB) 6-2, 6-1; Dalton Polesky (MC) def. Beau Decker (RON) 6-2, 6-0.

Final

Polesky def. Currie (scores not available).

Consolation

Round 5

Torrin Ellis (POL) def. Jameson Noteboom (HAR) (scores not available); Joe Brandt (WF) def. Carson Stagier (GLE) 6-2, 6-4.

Round 7

Brandt def. Decker; Beagle def. Ellis (scores not available).

Third place

Beagle def. Brandt (scores not available).

Fifth place

Ellis def. Decker (scores not available).

Doubles

Semifinal

John Bramlet/Marcus Sandall (DIL) def. Matthew Newbury/Braydon Petermann (BC) 6-4, 6-3; Carl Puetz/Gabriele Giammattei (BC) def. Andy Purcell/Colin Hanley (HAM) 6-4, 6-3.

Final

Bramlet/Sandall def. Puetz/Giammattei (scores not available).

Consolation

Round 5

Aaron Dicks/Mason Kelch (WF) def. Trenton Maloughney/Caleb Spangler (HAV) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3; Sean Mehling/Derek Blankenship (HAR) def. Trent Wilson/Owen McElwee (POL)

Round 7

Mehling/Blankenship def. Purcell/Hanley (scores not available).

Fifth place

Purcell/Hanley def. Newbury/Petermann (scores not available).

Third place

Dicks/Kelch def. Mehling/Blankenship (scores not available).

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