Demon tennis team pins loss on Rams
The Glenwood Springs girls tennis team won six of seven matches ” all in straight sets for a 6-1 victory over neighborhood rival Roaring Fork Monday, held on various courts in Glenwood.
Maggie Tolan won the first set of the No. 1 Singles match against Sarah Armstrong, 6-3, and then held on to defeat the Rams’ senior in a second set 7-6 tiebreaker to win the match.
Rifle High student Roni St. Pierre, with a number of supporters watching, downed Erica Pelland, 6-1, 6-2, in the No. 2 singles contest. St. Pierre plays for Glenwood because her school does not field a girls tennis team.
Caitlyn Fowler completed the Demons singles sweep with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Roaring Fork’s AIsabella Volgger.
Kari Nesbit and Lisa Saathoff earned a 7-5, 6-2 win in the No. 1 doubles match against the Rams pair of Natasha Koziel and Kali Chestnut. Stacey Miller and Teka Israel, after a 6-3 first set victory, won the No. 2 doubles on a 7-6 tiebreaker in the second set over Ashley Jammeron and Stacia Comings.
Glenwood’s No. 3 doubles team ” Megan McGavock and Taylor Smith ” defeated Maria Flores and Riana Rollyson, 7-5, 7-6.
Celeste Comings and Estefania Maron earned Roaring Fork’s lone win of the match, rallying back from a 6-0 first-set loss with 6-2, 6-3 outcomes over Glenwood’s Kelly McFerrin and Siobhan Sullivan.
All three of the Demons’ junior varsity singles players ” Libby Sundeen, Jenny LeFavor and Jackie Nickel ” won their individual matches. The Glenwood JV doubles team of Tess Kennedy and Haylie Westphal lost their match to Roaring Fork.
The Demons travel to Steamboat Friday, then return home for team duals with Hotchkiss and Paonia. Roaring Fork plays the same teams in reverse order in Carbondale, starting with Paonia at 10 a.m., then Hotchkiss at 2 p.m.
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