Austin Packers girls’ tennis falls to Cannon Falls 5-2 Monday

The Austin Packers girls’ tennis team was on the road to Cannon Falls Monday for a non-conference matchup with the Bombers, and it was the hosts coming away with a 5-2 win.

Pickup up wins for Austin were Gracie Schmitt at No. 1 singles, as she continued a strong season Monday with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Lauren Ritz of Cannon Falls, and the other win for the Packers Monday was registered by Seanna Kubas and Jenna Hetzel at No. 2 doubles, as they defeated Cami Anderson and Kalee Anderson of the Bombers in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1.  Ella Nack of Austin at No. 3 singles battled Sophia Nerison of Cannon Falls to three sets, but Nerison was able to pick up the victory by a score of 6-3, 5-7, 6-2.

The Packers will wind up the regular season dual meet portion of their schedule today (Tuesday) at the Wescott Tennis Courts versus Red Wing in a Big 9 Conference match, with the action set to start at 4:45 p.m.  Austin will then travel to the Rochester Outdoor Tennis Center Saturday for the Big 9 Conference meet, with the action scheduled to start at 9 a.m.



No. 1 – Gracie Schmitt, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH def. Lauren Ritz, CANNON FALLS SEC., 6-1 , 6-0 , -;
No. 2 – Josie Sjoquist, CANNON FALLS SEC. def. Emma Haugen, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-2 , 6-2 , -;
No. 3 – Sophia Nerison, CANNON FALLS SEC. def. Ella Nack, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-3 , 5-7 , 6-2 ;
No. 4 – Livia Tennessen, CANNON FALLS SEC. def. Yazmine Huerta, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-1 , 6-0 , -;

No. 1 – Claire Dicke, CANNON FALLS SEC. – Allison Hughes, CANNON FALLS SEC. def. Abby VanPelt, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH – Katie VanPelt, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-2 , 7-5 , -;
No. 2 – Seanna Kubas, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH – Jenna Hetzel, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH def. Cami Anderson, CANNON FALLS SEC. – Kalee Anderson, CANNON FALLS SEC., 6-2 , 6-1 , -;
No. 3 – Abby Roepke, CANNON FALLS SEC. – Noelle Swenson, CANNON FALLS SEC. def. Vida Curtis, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH – Kaitlyn Riskedahl, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 7-5 , 7-5 , -;