By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD – D.C. Everest swept the four singles matches and remained unbeaten in the Wisconsin Valley Conference, edging Marshfield 4-3 in a dual match Tuesday at Boson Courts.
Marshfield won all three doubles matches but couldn’t break through in singles in its home finale.
Olivia Haessly and Emily Serchen won at No. 1 doubles, Martha Kupfer and Jenny Madden did not lose a game at No. 2, and Autumn Packard and Krishna Patel swept two sets at No. 3 for Marshfield.
The Tigers dropped two tight matches in singles. Ashley Schultz lost to Kenzie Bradley at No. 2, 7-6, 7-5, and Hanah Gadke took Carmen Gennermann to three sets at No. 3, but fell 7-6, 4-6, 6-1.
Marshfield (3-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference) wraps up its conference dual meet schedule Thursday at Wausau East.
D.C. Everest 4, Marshfield 3
Singles: 1. Gabi Kitchell (DC) def. Lara Prebble 6-1, 6-0; 2. Kenzie Bradley (DC) def. Ashley Schultz 7-6 (5), 7-5; 3. Carmen Gennermann (DC) def. Hanah Gadke 7-6 (0), 4-6, 6-1; 4. Nicole Williams (DC) def. Maggie Schreiner 6-2, 6-4.
Doubles: 1. Olivia Haessly-Emily Serchen (M) def. Emily Adams-Kristin Holue 6-3, 6-1; 2. Martha Kupfer-Jenny Madden (M) def. Taylor Melk-Kaylee Heiting 6-0, 6-0; 3. Autumn Packard-Krishna Patel (M) def. Ryanne Wolfe-Megan Ninnemann 6-2, 6-1.
Records: D.C. Everest 5-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 3-2 WVC.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com).