HUDSON, Wis.-- Hudson’s top singles player Sophia Jonas and the Raiders’ doubles team of Kira Young and Grace Lewis both won their opening round matches at the WIAA Division 1 Girls Individual State Tennis Tournament to advance to the second day of competition at the Lake Geneva Tennis Club.
After a first round bye, Jonas defeated Haley Hastings of Menomonie, 6-1, 6-0, Thursday to earn a spot against fifth-seeded Zaya Iderzul of Badger, where she was eliminated with a 1-6, 2-6 loss to the eventual third place finisher.
Lewis and Young also had a bye in the first round before beating Ava Rawlings and Mallory Ritzmann of Badger 6-1, 6-3. They went on to lose to fifth-seeded Megan Lambrecht-Scasny and Lauren Sobieski of Muskego Friday.
The Raider doubles team of Jordan Yacoub and Livi Boily lost their opening round match to Megan Griswold and Molly Schlosser of Oconomowoc on Thursday, 7-6(2), 4-6, 1-6.
Jonas, Lewis, Young, Yacoub and Boily will return to Lake Geneva with the rest of their teammates for the WIAA Division 1 State Team Tournament.
The fourth-seeded Raiders will face top-seeded Divine Saviour Holy Angels in the first semifinal at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, while No. 2 seed Muskego and No. 3 Oconomowoc will meet at noon. The Division 1 championship match is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Tigers season comes to end
New Richmond’s Izzy Brinkman defeated Aubrey Schmultzer of Watertown 7-5, 4-6, 10-7, in her opening round match at the WIAA Division 1 Individual State Tournament last Thursday before losing to sixth-seeded Natasha Bailey of Wausau West 1-6, 0-6 later in the day.
The Tigers’ doubles team of Brogan O’Flanagan and Rhea Warner lost to Ellaya Kucharski and Lauren Mrotek of Cedarburg in the opening round, 2-6, 2-6.