TENNIS: All six arrows move on to day two of the State AA meet

10-8-21
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (GoWatertown.net) — Watertown sits in fourth place as a team after day one of the Girls Class AA State Tennis Tournament with 199 points.

In day one singles play:

Ellie Zink in flight one beat Harper Keim of Rapid City Stevens in round one and fell to Abery Summers of Sioux Falls Jefferson in the quarterfinals. That loss would send her to the consolation quarterfinals where she bested Kaylee Updegraff of Sioux Falls Roosevelt. She will play in the flight one consolation semifinals on Friday

Josie Heyn in flight two fell to Paige Foster of Brookings in round one, defeated Lauren Betsworth of Sioux Falls Roosevelt in the consolation quarterfinals and will play in the consolation semifinals on Friday.

Jaida Young had a first-round bye in flight three, downed Adriauna Alexander of Brandon Valley in the quarterfinals, and will play in the championship semifinals on Friday.

Leyla Meester had flight four first-round bye, defeated Julia Hedrick of Sioux Falls Lincoln in the quarterfinals, and will play in the championship semifinals on Friday.

Grace Ortmeier in flight five defeated Mary Rudd in round one, fell to Ellie Huber of Sioux Falls O’Gorman in the quarterfinals, downed Jasper Fields of Sioux Falls Washington in the consolation quarterfinals, and will play in the consolation semifinals on Friday.

Faith Berg defeated her first-round flight six opponent Abby McNaboe of Rapid City Central and downed Lucy Koziara of Sioux Falls O’Gorman in the quarterfinals. Berg will play in the championship semifinals on Friday.

In day one doubles play:

Flight one team of Ellie Zink and Josie Heyn defeated their first-round opponent of Keim/Piniero of Rapid City Central, fell to the Rapid City Stevens team of Scott/Ogle, defeated the team of Gary/Fromknecht of Sioux Falls Washington, and will play in the consolation semifinals on Friday

Flight two team of Jaida Young and Grace Ortmeier had a first-round one bye and defeated the team of Comstock/Douglas of Aberdeen Central in the quarterfinals. They will play in the championship semifinals on Friday.

Flight three team of Leyla Meester and Sophia Nichols defeated their first-round opponent of Rudd/Tanner of Brookings, fell to Eisenbeisz/Vickery of Harrisburg in the quarterfinals, and defeated Fields/Griffin in the consolation quarterfinals. They will play in the consolation semifinals on Friday.

Day two of the Girls Class AA Tennis Tournament continues today in Sioux Falls.

Full results HERE