The Panthers followed a 6-1 misfortune to Pequot Lakes and a 5-2 misfortune to Crookston with a 7-0 triumph over Long Prairie-Gray Eagle.

Pequot Lakes and Crookston upheld their cases as the groups to beat in the Mid-State Conference and Section 8A positions by overcoming the Park Rapids young ladies tennis crew at the Depot Courts on Tuesday, Aug. 31.

The Panthers made their home presentation with a 6-1 misfortune to Mid-State Conference rival Pequot Lakes and a 5-2 misfortune to Section 8A opponent Crookston prior to finishing this quadrangular meet with a 7-0 triumph over Long Prairie-Gray Eagle in one more double meet between area groups to improve to 4-2 on the season. Pequot Lakes improved to 17-0 on the season with a 5-2 success over Crookston and a 7-0 triumph over LP-GE while Crookston improved to 4-1 on the season with a 7-0 triumph over LP-GE.

Nationalists stay awesome

The Patriots improved to 3-0 against meeting adversaries with six straight-set triumphs over Park Rapids in the main match.

Abby Morris acquired the Panthers’ solitary moment that Pequot Lakes’ Megan Muller needed to default with a physical issue in the wake of following 3-0 in the principal set at No. 1 singles.

Pequot Lakes lost just six games in the other three singles matches and 12 games in the three duplicates matches to stay undefeated on the season.

Pequot Lakes 6, Park Rapids 1

No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Megan Muller 3-0, injury default.

No. 2 singles: Carly Chaney, PL, over Morgan Koppelman 6-3, 6-1.

No. 3 singles: Quinn Trottier, PL, over Natalie Harvey 6-0, 6-1.

No. 4 singles: Riley Fogarty, PL, over Shailyn Hayes 6-1, 6-0.

No. 1 duplicates: Kelbee Lampi/Alexis Peterson, PL, over Rachael Herman/Mickey Clark 6-3, 6-2.

No. 2 duplicates: Payton Mudgett/Allyson Yahn, PL, over Emily Schulz/Macy Goochey 6-1, 6-2.

No. 3 duplicates: Ellie Ouradnik/Aubrey Wiczek, PL, over Emmy Goochey/Abby Runyan 6-2, 6-2.

Privateers win

Crookston utilized a nearby win at No. 4 singles to seal the triumph over Park Rapids in the subsequent match.

Morgan Koppelman posted a 6-0, 7-6 (7-3) succeed at No. 3 singles while Mickey Clark and Macy Goochey joined for a 6-3, 6-2 success at No. 1 duplicates to represent the Panthers’ two successes. Shailyn Hayes constrained a choosing sudden death round at No. 4 singles before Crookston’s Kaylie Clausen won 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 10-6.

The Pirates won the other four matches in straight sets.

Crookston 5, Park Rapids 2

No. 1 singles: Hayden Winjum, C, over Abby Morris 6-4, 6-3.

No. 2 singles: Emma Osborn, C, over Rachael Herman 6-2, 6-0.

No. 3 singles: Morgan Koppelman, PR, over Brekken Tull 6-0, 7-6 (7-3).

No. 4 singles: Kaylie Clauson, C, over Shailyn Hayes 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 10-6.

No. 1 copies: Mickey Clark/Macy Goochey, PR, over hannah Lindemoen/Halle Winjum 6-3, 6-2.

No. 2 copies: Emma Gunderson/Isabelle Smith, C, over Natalie Harvey/Emily Schulz 6-1, 6-1.

No. 3 copies: Abigail Borowicz/Addie Fee, C, over Abby Runyan/Emmy Goochey 6-4, 6-0.

Pumas clear LP-GE

The Panthers dropped just 16 games in the seven matches to clear LP-GE in the last double meet.

Park Rapids didn’t drop a game in three matches as Koppelman at No. 3 singles, Hayes at No. 4 singles, and Emmy Goochey and Abby Runyan at No. 3 pairs moved to 6-0, 6-0 triumphs.

Morris won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and Rachael Herman won 6-2, 6-4 at No. 2 singles. Macy Goochey and Clark won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1 duplicates while Emily Schulz and Natalie Harvey drifted to a 6-2, 6-0 success at No. 2 copies.

Park Rapids 7, LP-GE 0

No. 1 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Zoe Johnson 6-2, 6-1.

No. 2 singles: Rachael Herman, PR, over Alyssa Thelen 6-2, 6-4.

No. 3 singles: Morgan Koppelman, PR, over Amanda Berscheit 6-0, 6-0.

No. 4 singles: Shailyn Hayes, PR, over Alaina Martens 6-0, 6-0.

No. 1 copies: Macy Goochey/Mickey Clark, PR, over Ruby Muellner/Emily Press 6-3, 6-2.

No. 2 duplicates: Emily Schulz/Natalie Harvey, PR, over Alexis Becker/Kaeden Beach 6-2, 6-0.

No. 3 duplicates: Emmy Goochey/Abby Runyan, PR, over Kylie Kraska/Brynlee Ostendorf 6-0, 6-0.

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