AUSTIN EDITION Austin wins trio of matches
The Austin girls tennis team played three matches on Saturday at the Wescott Field courts and swept all of its opponents.
Amy Kelly led the way at No. 1 singles with wins in all three of the matches against Burnsville, New Ulm and Winona Cotter. Caitlin Jurgensen also won all three matches in singles play.
In doubles action, Betsy Hingeveld and Margaret Wagner won all three of their matches on the day.
Austin girls tennis (3-1 overall) opens Big Nine Conference action today at Faribault.
Austin 7, Burnsville 0
Singles -- Amy Kelly (A) def. Collen Pricco 6-0, 6-0; Caitlin Jurgensen (A) def. Sarah Hartmann 6-2, 6-1; Katie Erickson (A) def. Sandra Gubbage 6-0, 6-3; Angie Flaherty (A) def. Gabby Alvarez 6-2, 6-4. Doubles -- Lisa Bue/Stephanie Bowe (A) def. Andrea Alvarez/Katlyn Winey 6-2, 7-6 (7-5); Betsy Hingeveld/Margaret Wagner (A) def. Amy Froebar/Niki Logan 6-1, 6-3; Noelle Wiebelhaus/Claire Johnson (A) def. Katie Brugh/Anne Crakes 6-1, 6-3.
Austin 6, New Ulm 1
Singles -- Amy Kelly (A) def. Jenny Pugh 6-1, 6-0; Katie Hilibrandt (NU) def. Katie Erickson 6-3, 6-2; Caitlin Jurgenson (A) def. Leah Lindher 6-2, 6-0; Jessica Astrup (A) won by forfeit. Doubles -- Noelle Wiebelhaus/Claire Johnson (A) def. Sheila Stueber/Liz Reedy 6-3, 7-5; Lisa Bue/Stephanie Bowe (A) def. Kelsey Longholz/Emily Pearson 6-2, 6-1; Betsy Hingeveld/Margaret Wagner (A) def. Megan VanRoekel/Tiffany Corbett 6-0, 6-4.
Austin 5, Winona Cotter 2
Singles -- Amy Kelly (A) def. Jennifer Miller 6-0, 6-1; Katie Erickson (A) def. Collette Flo 6-1, 6-3; Caitlin Jurgenson (A) def. Lindsey Plank 6-2, 6-2; Angie Flaherty (A) def. Lauren Cooper 6-2, 6-3. Doubles -- Natalie Meier/Leah Troke (WC) def. Lisa Bue/Stephanie Bowe 7-5, 6-4; Laura Thomas/Heidi Anderson (WC) def. Noelle Wiebelhaus/Claire Johnson 6-4, 6-2; Betsy Hingeveld/Margaret Wagner (A) def. Jenny Arnold/Sarah Johnson 6-3, 6-3.
Lourdes thumps Mayo
Rochester Lourdes scored an easy 7-0 win over formidable Class AA foe Rochester Mayo Monday at Mayo.
Lourdes is 2-1, its loss by a 4-3 score to powerful Edina.
LOURDES 7, MAYO 0
Singles -- Megan Tiegs (L) def. Caitlin Loprinzi 6-2, 6-3; Jill Palen (L) def. Allison Bond 6-0, 6-0; Natalie Scanlon (L) def. Elli Trousdale 6-2, 6-2; Sarah Guzinski (L) def. Becky Johnson 6-2, 6-4. Doubles -- Caela Baker/Alyssa Palen (L) def. Katie Carr/Rachael Click 6-3, 3-6, 6-2; Erin O'Brien/Courtney Kramer (L) def. Laura Grigoleit/Leah Nichols 6-3, 3-6, 6-2; Carolyn Mullany/Erica Johnson (L) def. Katie Nichols/Laura Clark 6-0, 6-1.