White Hawks serve loss to Cardinals

MOUND – The Mound Westonka White Hawks clawed out a 7-0 victory over the Fairmont Cardinals during nonconference girls tennis action Tuesday in Mound.

Evann Welty posted back-to-back 6-1 set victories over Sophie Shelgren at No. 1 singles for Mound Westonka, while Jamie Goldberg netted a 6-1, 6-4 decision over Abby Fitzgerald during fourth singles action.

Shelgren and Fitzgerald, Fairmont’s No. 1 doubles tandem a year ago, made the transition to singles action during the team’s season-opener on Tuesday.

Kristina Linder captured a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Ellie Tonder during No. 2 singles play, while Alex Welty completed the White Hawks’ singles-bracket sweep with a 6-1, 6-0 triumph over Shantel Quist at the third position.

Rachel Lee and Erin Ehlers combined court skills at No. 1 doubles to claim a 6-2, 6-0 decision over Fairmont’s Madisyn Plumhoff and Lauren Carlson, while Sam Burris and Lauren Brady served out a 6-0, 6-1 decision over Leah Fortune and Anna Hernes at second doubles.

Ellie Burris and Hannah O’Borsky capped Mound Westonka’s doubles-bracket sweep by outdueling Hayley Fogelson and Kaitlyn Cihoski at the No. 3 position, 6-3, 6-2.

Fairmont (0-1) plays host to Maple River at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cardinal Courts in Fairmont.

VARSITY RESULTS

Mound Westonka 7, Fairmont 0

Singles: Evann Welty (MW) d. Sophie Shelgren, 6-1, 6-1. Kristina Linder (MW) d. Ellie Tonder, 6-3, 6-1. Alex Welty (MW) d. Shantel Quist, 6-1, 6-0. Jamie Goldberg (MW) d. Abby Fitzgerald, 6-1, 6-4.

Doubles: Rachel Lee-Erin Ehlers (MW) d. Madisyn Plumhoff-Lauren Carlson, 6-2, 6-0. Sam Burris-Lauren Brady (MW) d. Leah Fortune-Anna Hernes, 6-0, 6-1. Ellie Burris-Hannah O’Borsky (MW) d. Hayley Fogelson-Kaitlyn Cihoski, 6-3, 6-2.

JV RESULT

Doubles: Madi Nading-Maddie Niederer (MW) d. Sydney Hainy-Brittany Bass, 8-1.