Girls tennis: Yellowjackets head into sections with senior night win over Wadena-Deer Creek.
The Perham-New York Mills girls tennis team beat Wadena-Deer Creek 5-2 on senior night after knocking off Alexandria.
PERHAM – The Perham-New York Mills girls tennis team finished its final two matches of the regular season with close wins.
After a 4-3 nail-biter at Alexandria, the Yellowjackets beat Wadena-Deer Creek 5-2 on senior nights.
Kaia Anderson beat Kaylee Endres 6-2, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. Alayna Moe and Violet Radniecki also won in straight sets at Nos. 3 and 4 singles.
Needing to win one doubles match to secure the win, Courtney Ternus and Eva Vorderbruggen beat Genevieve Pinella and Chloe Leeseberg 7-5, 7-5 at No. 3 doubles to secure the win. Maya Radniecki and Addicyn Zimmerman also beat Kayla Meeks and Caddie Leeseberg in three sets for Perham-New York Mills’ fifth point.
The Wolverines won both No. 1 matchups. Libby Hartman beat LaVonne Lindberg 6-2, 6-2, while the team of Katie and Anna Fiemeyer took down Trinity Covington and Morgan Smith 6-0, 6-0.
The Yellowjackets also went on the road and took down one of the top teams in the section. Perham-New York Mills edged out a 4-3 win over Alexandria, winning several close matches.
Smith and Covington beat Chelby Runge and Jalyn Halverson 7-5, 6-3, while Maya Radiecki and Zimmerman beat Morgan Aure and Ayla Rolin. At No. 3 doubles, Tetanus and Vorderbruggen knocked off Katelyn Thiery and Faith Odland 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.
Alexandria won three singles matches but couldn’t pull off a sweep. Violet Radniecki beat Teresa Bitzan 6-2, 6-2, clinching the win for the Yellowjackets.