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Tennis team notches first win of the season

The Perham girls tennis team notched their first win of the season defeating New York Mills. Robert Williams/FOCUS

PERHAM — The Yellowjackets won six of seven matches to defeat New York Mills 6-1 for Perham's first dual win of the season Tuesday.

Maggie Rennicke, Julia Pearson and Makayla Melvin recorded wins at one, three and four singles, all in straight sets.

Perham's three doubles teams won. Katie Howey and Betsy Pearson defeated Jewelle Boe and Robyn Harper two and two. Danielle Graham and Savanna Olson defeated Kori Salo and Jordin Roberts two and two at two-doubles.

Alyssa Moris and Aubrey Hill won by forfeit.

The Eagles got their point at two-singles. Victoria Selander won a close match over Josie Beachy three and four.

Detroit Lakes defeated Perham 6-1 Thursday. Melvin got the win at four-singles 7-5, 6-2 over DL's Krista Leaf.

Perham: 6

New York Mills: 1

1 Singles: Maggie Rennicke (P) over Abby Salo (NYM) 6-1,6-0

2 Singles: Victoria Selander (NYM) over Josie Beachy (P) 6-3, 6-4

3 Singles: Julia Pearson (P) over Maddy Keskitalo (NYM) 6-2, 6-3

4 Singles: Makayla Melvin (P) over Mallory Weber (NYM) 6-4, 6-4

1 Doubles: Katie Howey/Betsy Pearson (P) over Jewelle Boe/Robyn Harper (NYM) 6-2, 6-2

2 Doubles: Danielle Graham/ Savanna Olson (P) over Kori Salo/ Jordin Roberts (NYM) 6-2, 6-2

3 Doubles: Alyssa Moris/ Aubrey Hill (P) won forfeit 

Detroit Lakes: 6Perham: 1

1 Singles: Dani Unruh (DL) over Maggie Rennicke (P) 6-0,6-2

2 Singles: India Fritz (DL) over Josie Beachy (P) 6-1, 6-1

3 Singles: Sydney Fritz (DL) over Julia Pearson (P) 6-3, 3-2 

4 Singles: Makayla Melvin (P) over Krista Leaf (DL) 7-5, 6-2

1 Doubles: Emma Maguire/ Emily Seebold (DL) over Katie Howey/Betsy Pearson (P) 6-0, 6-3

2 Doubles: Carolyn Kinney/Devree Bunnis (DL) over Maykayla Kroenke/Alyssa Moris (P) 6-1, 6-13 Doubles: Maddie Ring/Adrienna Brehm (DL) over Danielle Graham/Savanna Olson (P) 6-4, 6-2
Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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