By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD – Marshfield swept the four singles matches and rolled on to a 5-2 victory over Wausau West in its Wisconsin Valley Conference girls tennis dual meet opener Monday at Boson Courts.
The match was a make-up from last Thursday’s meet that was rained out.
Lara Prebble, Ashley Schultz, Hanah Gadke and Maggie Schreiner each won in straight sets for the Tigers.
Marshfield’s No. 3 doubles team of Autumn Packard and Krishna Patel also won for the Tigers, needing three sets.
Both the Tigers’ No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams lost in three sets.
Marshfield’s next match is Thursday at Stevens Point.
Marshfield 5, Wausau West 2
Singles: 1. Lara Prebble (MAR) def. Jordan Kucksdorf 6-0, 6-1; 2. Ashley Schultz (M) def. Chelsea Spencer 6-4, 6-0; 3. Hanah Gadke (MAR) def. Diane Le 6-0, 6-2; 4. Maggie Schreiner (M) def. Laura Folwarski 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles: 1. Natalie Herold-Sydney Snoeyenbos (WW) def. Olivia Haessly-Emily Serchen 6-1, 1-6, 6-4; 2. Sarah Snoeyenbos-Kate Peterson (WW) def. Martha Kupfer-Jenny Madden 1-6, 6-3, 6-2; 3. Autumn Packard-Krishna Patel (M) def. Caterina Morice-Miranda Belanger 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-0.
Records: Wausau West 0-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 1-0 WVC.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com).