Tennis improves to 6-5 with win over Milbank

Brent Nathaniel

WATERTOWN, S.D. ( — Watertown girls tennis would defeat Milbank Tuesday at their home dual by a final of 8-1.

Josie Heyn, Sadie Moran, Allison Rokusek, Grace Ortmeier, and Jaida Young took home singles victories for the Arrows. Hali Essington was the lone Bulldog to earn a singles victory. The teams of Moran/Zink, Heyn/Young, and Ortmeier/Leyla Meester took away doubles victories.

Watertown (6-5) travels to Brookings for a tri on Thursday.

Watertown 8, Milbank Area 1

Halli Essington def. Ellie Zink, 6-4, 6-2
Josie Heyn def. Aubrey Fraasch, 6-0, 6-1
Sadie Moran def. Jenna Johnson, 6-0, 6-2
Allison Rokusek def. Alexis Ninneman, 7-5, 6-7 (7-5 tiebreaker), 12-10
Grace Ortmeier def. Hope Karels, 6-1, 6-4
Jaida Young def. Marion Mischel, 6-0, 6-0

Moran-Zink def. Essington-Ninneman, 6-2, 6-0
Heyn-Young def. Johnson-Karels, 6-2, 6-2
Ortmeier-Leyla Meester def. Mischel-Fraasch, 6-1, 6-0