Ashley Schultz at No. 1 singles, No. 2 doubles team of Haessly-Serchen move on to sectional meet
By Paul Lecker
STEVENS POINT – Marshfield’s No. 1 singles player and No. 1 doubles team qualified for sectionals after reaching the semifinals at the WIAA Division 1 girls tennis subsectional on Monday at Stevens Point Area Senior High.
Ashley Schultz moved on in No. 1 singles, and the Tigers’ No. 1 doubles team of Olivia Haessly and Emily Serchen also reached the semifinals to qualify for Thursday’s Division 1 sectional meet at Chippewa Falls.
The top four finishers in No. 1 singles and doubles and the winner of the No. 2 singles and doubles brackets will qualify for the 2015 WIAA Girls Tennis State Individual Tournament in Madison on Oct. 15-17. The top team in the sectional will move on to the 2015 WIAA Girls Tennis State Team Tournament in Madison on Oct. 23-24.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
WIAA Division 1 Girls Tennis Subsectional
Oct. 5 at Stevens Point
Team scores: 1. Stevens Point 24; 2. Rhinelander 20; 3. Marshfield and Wausau East 8; 5. D.C. Everest, Merrill, Wausau West and Wisconsin Rapids 4.
Sectional Qualifiers (Oct. 8 at Chippewa Falls)
No. 1: Emily Luetschwager (SP) 27-0; Ashley Schultz (MAR) 9-18; Ivy Packard (RH) 16-6; Sami Miles (WE) 16-10.
No. 2: Sabrina Tang (SP) 26-2; Kristina Jacobson (RH) 23-2.
No. 3: Lily Firkus (SP) 22-6; Belinda Weddle (RH) 22-3.
No. 4: Suzie DeBot (SP) 21-4; Heather Kraemer (DC) 3-8.
No. 1: Jaide Barber-Juliet Champion (SP) 19-6; Kate Peterson-Sarah Snoeyenbos (WW) 14-9; Olivia Haessly-Emily Serchen (MAR) 15-9; Eva O’Melia-Maddie Barnes (RH) 20-2.
No. 2: Madison DeBot-Kayla Stutesman (SP) 22-3; Kianna Meyers-Brianna DeNamur (RH) 21-4.
No. 3: Emily Meier-Kaylee Bruneau (SP) 20-8; Erica Counter-Ali Schickert (RH) 20-2.