Demon netters down Steamboat |

Demon netters down Steamboat

Staff Report

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ” The Glenwood Springs girls tennis team members have momentum and confidence on their side when they begin play at the 4A Western Regional Tournament this weekend.

On Saturday, the Demons won their second straight dual match in as many outings with a 4-3 team victory over the host Sailors at the Steamboat Tennis Center.

Rachel Zancanella and her No. 4 doubles partner Caitlyn Fowler’s 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 victory over the Sailors’ Tara King and Adele Dombrowski broke a 5-all tie in the third set to give Glenwood the win.

Molly Alexson, Glenwood’s No. 3 singles player, bested Steamboat’s Stacey Cavanaugh in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2, for the Demons’ first win of the day.

Then Glenwood’s Nos. 1 and 2 doubles teams added to the Demons’ string of victories. Tessie Tracy and Lisa Saathoff’s 7-6, 6-7, 6-2 victory over Kristen Toy and Cory Evans, combined with the 7-6, 6-0 straight set win by Jackie Weast and Regina Waltsak against the Sailors’ Megan Mooney and Martha Binder, pulled the Demons out to a 3-2 team lead.

Steamboat evened the match at 3-all in the No. 3 doubles match where Britt DeGross and Rebecca Timmerman won the second and third sets from Glenwood’s Molly Ackerman and Maggie Tolan.

In the dual’s other singles matches, Kelly Pasnell of the Sailors defeated Celest Cashel, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2, in the No. 1 match and Steamboat’s Brianne Murray downed the Demons’ No. 2 player, Courtney McCallum, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.

Starting Friday, Glenwood will compete in the 4A Western Regional at the Elliott Tennis Center at Mesa State College in Grand Junction.

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