PHS Tennis: Lakers win close match over Perham
The Yellowjacket tennis team came close, but wasn't able to pick up their first win of the season as they lost to Detroit Lakes, 4-3.
Perham did take two of the three doubles matches. The No. 1 team of Whitney Delaney and Emily Wurgler won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1. The No. 3 team of Ashley Silbernagel and Paige Biegler also won in two sets, 6-3, 6-4.
The Jackets lone singles win came at the No. 3 where Hannah Brenk won, 7-6, 6-4.
D.L. also won the earlier match between the two teams in the season opener on Aug. 27, 4-3.
Perham will remain at home on Monday, Sept. 28 as they host New York Mills. Mills (4-8) beat the Jackets on Sept. 1, 4-3.
They will play on back-to-back nights on Sept. 29 as they head east to take on Wadena-Deer Creek.
Thursday, September 24
Detroit Lakes 4, Perham 3
1. Langworthy (DL) def. Becca Huebsch, 6-2, 6-1; 2. Huakabo (DL) def. Brita Sundberg, 6-0, 6-2; 3. Hannah Brenk (P) def. Anderson, 7-6, 6-4; 4. Ask (DL) def. Suzanne Coleman, 6-4, 6-2.
1. Emily Wurgler & Whitney Delaney (P) def. Hamre & Syvertson, 6-3, 6-1; 2. Seebold & Fritz def. Jessica Haugen & Mary Ann Kuebler, 6-2, 6-2; 3. Ashley Silbernagel & Paige Biegler (P) def. Benscater & Johnson, 6-3, 6-4.