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Le Mars girls blitz WHS in tennis

Monday, May 7, 2012

Visiting Le Mars blasted the Cherokee Washington High girls tennis team 8-1 here last week,in a Lakes Conference weather makeup from April 19, with junior Megan Carlson posting the lone victory for Cherokee.

Cherokee's Brooke Luetkemann hustles to stroke an overhead shot during Lakes Conference tennis action in Cherokee last week. Photo by Mike Leckband
In varsity singles for Cherokee, Emily Estala lost 0-10 to Carolyn Ahlers at #1, Taylor Meyerhofer lost 3-10 to Emily Ahlers at #2, Megan Carlson beat Catie Meis 10-3 at #3, Brook Luetkemann lost 8-10 to Hannah Lang at #4, Megan Hummel lost 4-10 to Sophie Arens at #5, and Shelby Bingham lost 8-10 to Jordan Helms at #6.

In varsity doubles, Estala and Meyerhofer fell 0-10 to Carolyn Ahler and Meis at #1, Luetkemann and Hummel lost 5-10 to Emily Ahlers and Arens at #2, and Carlson and Lauren Yearous lost 7-10 to Lang and Emily Pick at #3.

'Our varsity played hard and kept every game tight, although the score may not reflect how close the matches were played," said Cherokee coach Tricia Langholdt. "I'm happy with how everyone stepped up a spot against Le Mars."

Cherokee's Megan Carlson strokes a backhand return during tennis action in Cherokee last week. Photo by Mike Leckband
The Bulldogs swept the JV competition 9-0.

In JV singles, rachel Corken lost 2-8 at #1, Brianna Fowler lost 3-8 at #2, Jennifer Davis fell 4-8 at #3, Yearous lost 4-6 at #4, Dallas Ellis fell 0-8 at #5, and Sammi Schoenherr fell 0-8 at #6.

In JV doubles, Fowler and Whitney Webb lost 4-8 at #1, Davis and Ellis lost 1-8 at #2, and Abby Lubeck and Kristen Gerhardt lost 1-8 at #3.

Megan Hummel of Cherokee eyes her service toss during girls tennis action in Cherokee last week. Photo by Mike Leckband

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