Austin Packers girls tennis team nipped by Northfield 4-3 Thursday
The Austin Packers girls tennis team took to the road Thursday for a Big 9 Conference match with Northfield, and it was the Raiders edging the Packers by a score of 4-3.
Picking up wins for Austin Thursday were Gracie Schmitt at No. 1 singles, who was down 1-5 to Cora McBroom of the Raiders in the first set, but Schmitt rallied to win twelve straight games to win her match in straight sets, 7-5, 6-0, and Ella Nack came back from a set down to win in three for the Packers by scores of 4-6, 6-2, and 6-4.  Also earning a win for the Packers Thursday was the No. 2 doubles team of Seanna Kubas and Jenna Hetzel, as they defeated Kate LaCanne and Katie Nesseth of Northfield in straight sets, 6-2, 6-3.
Austin returns to action in a triagular at United South Central Saturday versus the host Rebels and Worthington, with the action scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m.

No. 1 – Gracie Schmitt, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH def. Cora McBroom, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH, 7-5 , 6-0
No. 2 – Ella Nack, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH def. Meha Hnatyszyn, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH, 4-6 , 6-2 , 6-4
No. 3 – Maia Richardson, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH def. Yazmine Huerta, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-1 , 7-5
No. 4 – Emily Beaham, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH def. Sophia Meyer, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-2 , 6-2
No. 1 – Grace LaCanne, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH – Lauren Holz, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH def. Abby VanPelt, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH – Katie VanPelt, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-1 , 7-5
No. 2 – Seanna Kubas, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH – Jenna Hetzel, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH def. Kate LaCanne, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH – Katie Nesseth, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH, 6-2 , 6-3

No. 3 – Kate Sand, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH – Izzy Paulson, NORTHFIELD SENIOR HIGH def. Payton Nelson, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH – Claudia Slinden, AUSTIN SENIOR HIGH, 6-0 , 6-1