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Glenwood too much for Fruita; Roaring Fork splits

Glenwood Springs and Roaring Fork High Schools girls tennis teams continued to improve on the court and pick up wins along the way.

Both the Demons and the Rams earned match victories against nonleague opponents in duals held Thursday afternoon in Glenwood and Carbondale.

Glenwood, fresh from a strong effort at last weekend’s Western Slope Invitational tournament in Grand Junction, downed Class 5A Fruita Monument, 6-1.

All three of the Demons singles players ” Celeste Cashel, Courtney McCallum and Molly Axelson ” defeated their opponents in straight sets.

Cashel defeated the Wildcats Brkttany Crisco with identical scores of 6-2, 6-2.

McCallum downed her No. 2 singles opponent, Amanda Adams, 6-0, 6-3. Axelson bested Kim Faber in the No. 3 singles match, 6-1, 6-1.

The Demons doubles teams had equal good fortune in their individual matches.

The No. 1 team of Tessie Tracy and Lisa Saathoff defeated Paige Brady and Darcy Clark in two straight. Regina Waltsak and Jackie Weast repeated the feat in the No. 2 doubles match against the Wildcats Amanda King and Lindsay Bleil.

Glenwood’s Rachel Zancanella and Caitlyn Fowler wrapped up the No. 4 doubles match on a 6-3, 6-0 win over Fruita’s Lindsay Have and Kristin Howard.

Up valley, Roaring Fork earned a 4-3 victory against Salida, then dropped a 6-1 decision to Cedaredge in the second-half of a double-dual against the two schools.

Renee French took the No. 3 singles match, 6-1, 6-2 against Salida. French also won her match against Krista Cosle of Cedaredge, 6-0, 6-0. Other Ram winners included the No. 2 doubles team of Dayna Davey and Katie Anderson and the No. 3 doubles pair of Ashley Jammeron and Stacia Comings.

Both area tennis teams have matches scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday morning.

Glenwood has back-to-back duals on tap with Cedaredge followed by Delta County at 1:30 p.m.

According to an earlier schedule provided by the school, Roaring Fork plays Salida for a second time in three days.

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