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Pella Girls Tennis Cruises Through Opening Rounds of Regional Tourney

Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

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The Pella girls tennis team improved to 10-0 in dual meets this season, as the Lady Dutch won the first and second rounds of the Region 2 tournament in Grinnell on Saturday. Pella opened up with a 5-2 first-round victory over Knoxville, which included wins at numbers 1, 2, 4 and 6 singles and No. 1 doubles. In the second round, the Lady Dutch looked even stronger, as they quickly dismissed Norwalk with a 5-0 sweep in singles play. The Pella girls will play tennis powerhouse Waterloo Columbus in the Regional Semifinal next Monday in Grinnell.

Meet Results:

1st Round
Pella – 5
Knoxville – 2

Singles:

No. 1 Hillary Nossaman (P) def Jami Chambers (K) 6-4, 6-1
No. 2 Nicole Oliver (P) def Mandi Deutsch (K) 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 Marah Bossard (P) vs Cari Collins (K) 4-6, 4-6
No. 4 Hope Wadle (P) def Alissa Deutsch (K) 6-4, 6-3
No. 5 Kim TerLouw (P) vs Emily Lee (K) 6-2, 2-6, TB 8-10
No. 6 Megan Card (P) def Betsy Wilson (K) 6-2, 6-3

Doubles:

No. 1 Oliver/Bossard (P) def Deutsch/Deutsch 6-4, 6-2

2nd Round
Pella – 5
Norwalk – 0

Singles:

No. 1 Hillary Nossaman def Dani Hampton 6-0, 6-0
No. 2 Nicole Oliver def Kaci Clarkwitt 6-4, 6-2
No. 3 Marah Bossard def Emma George 6-2, 6-1
No. 4 Hope Wadle def Hallie Kinman 6-0, 6-1

No. 6 Megan Card def Michaela Pearson 6-2, 6-4