Demons sweep Salida
The Glenwood Springs High School girls tennis team dominated Salida Friday, sweeping the Spartans 7-0 in Glenwood.
In No. 1 singles Courtney McCallum rolled past Emily Orrill 6-1, 6-0, while Celeste Cashel notched her victory over Rebecca Medina by a 6-3, 6-2 margin. Glenwood’s No. 3 singles player, Molly Axelson didn’t give up a game in her 6-0, 6-0 win over Steph Micklich.
The Demons were equally as dominating in doubles play.
The No. 1 unit of Micaela O’Leary and Tessie Tracy cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Mary Ferraro and Elli Bishop, while the No. 2 squad of Regina Waltsak and Jackie Wiest downed Christi Erbsen and Rachael White 6-2, 6-0.
Lisa Saathoff and Maggie Tolan defeated Kristen Lambert and Shauna McCorkindale 6-1, 6-3 in the No. 3 game and Cheree Carver and Rachael Zancanella gave up just one game in the No. 4 slot with a 6-1, 6-0 victory.
In JV action, Glenwood’s Molly Acherman defeated Rosie Mosier 8-4.
Rams have strong showing against Salida
The Roaring Fork Rams girls tennis team had its strongest showing of the season Saturday, winning four of its seven matches against Salida.
Lindsey Cheney got the Rams off to a solid start with a tight 6-0, 2-6, 7-6 victory against Emily Orrill in the No. 1 singles match and Roaring Fork won three of the four doubles contests.
Lacey Delost and Stephanie Gustine defeated Elli Bishop and Mary Ferraro in the No. 1 doubles contest 6-2, 6-3 and the No. 3 team of Ashley Jammarron and Kate Thayn had no problem in a 6-1, 6-0 win over Kristen Lambert and Shauna McCorkindale. The Rams’ Leah Raalfub and Teresa Pulver earned the toughest victory in the No. 4 spot, rebounding from a 7-6 first-set loss to win the next two 6-4, 6-4.
Salida won the Nos. 2 and 3 singles matches with Rebecca Medina defeating Autumn Evans 6-0, 6-1 and Steph Micklich downing Camille Vogt 6-3, 6-0.
The only doubles victory for Salida came with Christi Erbsen and Rachael White defeating Renee French and Crystal Wanner 7-6, 5-7, 6-4.
On Thursday, the doubles team of French and Wanner scored the only points for Roaring Fork in duals against Cedaredge and Delta.
French and Wanner, the Rams’ No. 2 doubles team, swept Delta’s Genvieve Gallagher and Kathleen Shaw 6-2, 6-1.
The No. 1 team of Delost and Gustine lost to Casey Lloyd and Miranda Lane 6-2, 6-4, while the No. 3 team of Jammarron and Stacia Comings and No. 4 team of Gilda Flores and Kate Thayn fell 6-1, 6-0 and 6-1, 6-4, respectively.
In singles play, Cheney lost 6-2, 6-4, while Evans and Sarah Armstrong lost in the Nos. 2 and 3 slots by scores of 6-0, 6-1 and 6-3, 6-3.
Against Cedaredge, Cheney was the only RFHS player to win a game in singles, falling 6-0, 6-2, while Evans and Armstrong were both swept 6-0, 6-0.
Delost and Gustine fell 6-0, 6-2 and Jammarron and Comings lost by the same score. French and Wanner lost 6-4, 6-2.
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