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Jackets fall to EGF and Roseau in home triangular

PERHAM — The Perham girls tennis team dropped a pair of a matches in a home triangular falling 6-1 to East Grand Forks and 5-2 to Roseau, Thursday, Aug. 28.

The No. 2-doubles combo of Samantha Heminsley and Madison Berry defeated EGF's Taylor Devine and Delaney Aaker 6-4, 3-6 and 10-4 in the third set for the lone victory over against the Green Wave.

Top singles player Josie Beachy defeated Roseau's Morgan Bicker in straight sets 6-3, 7-6, winning the second set tiebreaker 7-2.

Makayla Melvin won in straight sets three and one over Roseau's Haley Ostgaard (Ros) in the No. 3-singles match.

The Yellowjackets also got a junior varsity doubles victory from Carlee Potrament and Malia Groff. The duo won their match in a tiebeak 7-6 (7-3).

Perham 1, East Grand Forks 6

#1 Singles: Chessa Jones (EGF) over Josie Beachy (Per) 6-2, 6-0

#1 Doubles: Bethany Van Eps/Kayla Cremers (EGF) over Danielle Graham/Julia Pearson (Per) 6-4, 3-6, 10-4

#2 Singles: Emma Dietrich (EGF) over Makayla Melvin (Per) 6-2, 6-0

#2 Doubles: Mackenzie Burris/Emily Strezishar (EGF) over Savanna Olson/Madison Olson (Per) 6-4, 6-2

#3 Singles: Cynthia Loven (EGF) over Brianna Schwantz (Per) 6-0, 6-0

#3 Doubles: Samantha Heminsley/Madison Berry (Per) over Taylor Devine/Delaney Aaker (EGF) 6-4, 3-6, 10-4

#4 Singles: Jenna Dietrich (EGF) over Michelle Swyter (Per) 6-1,6-0

JV Match

Carlee Potrament/Malia Groff (Per) over East Grand Forks 7-6 (7-3)

Perham 2, Roseau 5

#1 Singles: Josie Beachy (Per) over Morgan Bicker (Ros) 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)

#1 Doubles: Sarina Goos/Marrisa Jevne (Ros) over Danielle Graham/Savanna Olson (Per) 6-2, 6-3

#2 Singles: Madi Lee (Ros) over Julia Pearson (Per) 6-2, 6-3

#2 Doubles: Laura Johnson/Kate Wensloff (Ros) over Madison Olson/Madison Berry 6-2, 6-0

#3 Singles: Makayla Melvin (Per) over Haley Ostgaard (Ros) 6-3,6-1

#3 Doubles: Josee Lundgren/Jodi Ostroski (Ros) over Michelle Swyter/Samantha Heminsley (Per) 6-3, 6-2

#4 Singles: Heather Fittig (Ros) over Brianna Schwantz (Per) 6-1,6-0

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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