Friday, March 23, 2012

WRHS tennis wins 8-4 over Bruins

In Great Basin debut

Cracking open its Great Basin Conference league season, Wood River High School's tennis teams traveled to Twin Falls High School on Tuesday, March 20 and came home with an 8-4 triumph over the Bruins.

WRHS swept boys doubles and mixed doubles. Karl Wilander played a clean match against Dallas Hunt at No. 1 boys' singles, and Margaret Reutter won a tough marathon match against Karin Olson at No. 1 girls' singles.

On the first day of spring Alex Feldman also had a marathon match and prevailed 6-4, 7-5 at No. 3 girls' singles. On the day, the Wood River boys won their division 4-2 and the Hailey girls prevailed 4-2.

The Wolverines swept girls' singles and added two wins at boys' doubles (Josh Morell-Cole Caminiti and Stephen Pfeiffer-Chase Hutchinson) and mixed doubles (Raleigh Grossbaum-Hannah Baybutt and Quentin Dowdle-Erin Murphy).

Wood River wrapped up its pre-spring break schedule with another GBC dual meet at Jerome Thursday.


WR 8, Twin Falls 4

Boys' singles: 1—Karl Wilander (WR) 6-3, 6-2 over Dallas Hunt (TF). 2—Mike Zitterkopf (TF) 6-0, 6-0 over Michael Niedrich (WR). 3—Jacob Wickern (TF) 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 over Andrew Graves (WR).

Girls' singles: 1—Margaret Reutter (WR) 7-6, 6-4 over Karin Olson (TF). 2—Alex Taylor (WR) 6-3, 6-1 over Brittani Pierce (TF). 3—Alex Feldman (WR) 6-4, 7-5 over Hailey Orton (TF).

Boys' doubles: 1—Josh Morell-Cole Caminiti (WR) 6-3, 6-4 over Andy Carter-Cody Carter (TF). 2—Stephen Pfeiffer-Chase Hutchinson (WR) 6-3, 6-1 over Rudy Bowman-Ryan Algate (TF).

Girls' doubles: 1—Natalie White-Kayla Ash (TF) 6-1, 6-7, 10-5 over Lily Richards-Haley Cutler (WR). 2—Carly Athay-Rachel Webster (TF) 6-1, 6-3 over Michaela Rodriguez-Tate Morell (WR).

Mixed doubles: 1—Raleigh Grossbaum-Hannah Baybutt (WR) 6-0, 6-1 over Shane Tucker-Amy Tikasky (TF). 2—Quentin Dowdle-Erin Murphy (WR) 6-1, 6-1 over Brad Pierce-Taryn Trotter (TF).

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