ALHS girls improve against Waseca
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 14, 1999
A victory wasn’t in the cards for the Albert Lea High School girls’ tennis team.
Tuesday, September 14, 1999
A victory wasn’t in the cards for the Albert Lea High School girls’ tennis team. But progress was.
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The Tigers showed improvement against nonconference opponent Waseca while falling 5-2 at Southwest Junior High School Monday.
&uot;We played much better than we did last year against Waseca,&uot; said ALHS coach Jody Young. &uot;We were very competitive. I’m very pleased with that.&uot;
The Tigers picked up a win at No. 3 singles, where Emily Ulve rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 victory.
The other win was by the No. 3 doubles team of Stacy Krueger and Nicki Thompson, who prevailed in a third-set tiebreaker.
The Tigers were very close in the other doubles matches. Holly Matson and Siri Zimmerman fell 7-6, 6-4 at No. 1 while Sara Schewe and Kirsten Nelson lost 7-5, 6-4 at No. 2.
In the other singles matches, Sarah Kammerer lost 6-2, 6-4; Afton Delger was defeated 6-2, 6-0 and Mandy Blenka fell 6-2, 6-2.
&uot;We had a rain delay, and the girls came back and played very strong,&uot; said Young, whose team fell to 1-3 overall.
The Tigers, 1-2 in conference play, return to Big Nine action today with a 4:30 meet against Rochester Century at the Southwest courts.