TENNIS: Long day on courts for Glacier, Flathead, Polson

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It was a long day for Glacier and Flathead on the courts at Flathead Valley Community College Saturday.

Play began at 9 a.m. and finally ended with a Glacier girls doubles match well after 8 p.m.

“A good day, chilly, windy, but the kids battled well,” Glacier coach Josh Munro said of the duals with the Missoula schools.

McKenna Johnson and Libby Hill, at No. 2 doubles, went 3-0 on the day versus Big Sky, Hellgate and Sentinel. They rallied for a 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (9) win versus Sentinel.

“McKenna Tinseth had a couple of nice wins (at No. 1 singles),” Munro said.

She won two of her three matches.

“Overall, happy with girls singles,” Munro said.

“Our doubles play on both sides (girls and boys) fought hard all day, lot on of tie-breaks, comebacks. It was definitely a learning day. As the day went on, they were figuring things out.”

The Glacier girls beat Sentinel 5-3 and Big Sky 8-0, while losing 5-3 to Hellgate.

The Glacier boys topped Big Sky 6-2, while losing 7-1 to Sentinel and 6-2 to Hellgate.


Glacier 5, Sentinel 3

Singles — McKenna Tinseth, G, def. Meredith Murdock, 5-7, 6-0, 1-0 (8); Tessa Howe, G, def. Emma Softich, 6-1, 6-2; Brittyn Olsen, G, def. Kenna Stensrud, 6-2, 6-3; Nina Friedman, G, def. Mari Neiberg, 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles — Hannah Worden/Peyton Finch, S, def. Maya Buckingham/Anna Cecil, 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (7); McKenna Johnson/Libby Hill, G, def. Chelsea Bone/Bronwyn Mccormick, 5-7, 6-3, 1-0 (9); Lea Tonnorre/Erin Thayer, S, def. Megan Gillespie/Kitty Paulson, 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (4); Lauren Badger/Leanna Badger, S, def. Kitty Paulson/Kari Inabnit, 6-3, 6-3.

Hellgate 5, Glacier 3

Singles — Olivia Panarolla, HG, def. McKenna Tinseth, 6-1, 6-2; Maya Nguyen-Habernashi, HG, def. Tessa Howe, 6-4, 6-2; Brittyn Olsen, G, def. Isla Olivera-Olson, 6-3, 6-4; Maya Hefferman, HG, def. Maggie Rudbach, 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles — Holland Small/Kate Koenig, HG, def. Maya Buckingham/Anna Cecil, 6-2, 2-6, 1-0 (8); McKenna Johnson/Libby Hill, G, def. Katie Greybral/Kat Liston, 6-3, 6-3; Meagan Gillespie/Kitty Paulson, G, def. Zoe Nelson/Emma Peasley, 6-3, 6-1; Elizabeth Buwlas/Sofie Tumbleston, HG, def. Liv Wilson/Katie Lessmeier, 6-1, 6-2.

Glacier 8, Big Sky 0

Singles — McKenna Tinseth, G, def. Jade Sautter, 7-5, 6-3; Tessa Howe, G, def. Cassie Farago, 6-3, 6-3; Maggie Rudbach, G, def. Brookie Gee, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (11); Nina Friedman, G, def. Samantha Mathis, 6-0, 6-3.

Doubles — Maya Buckingham/Anna Cecil, G, def. Danielle Buchanan/Presion Chiles, 6-1, 6-1; McKenna Johnson/LibbyHill, G, def. Rachel Levison/Nora Higgins, 6-0, 6-2; Meagan Gillespie/Kari Inabnit, G, def. Betta Lyon-Delsordo/Ashley Du, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 1-0 (8); Kitty Paulson/Liv Wilson, G, def. Nidhi Bradford/Mari Koester, 6-4, 6-2.


Sentinel 7, Glacier 1

Singles — Jacob Treece, S, def. Holland Blalack, 6-2, 6-3; Cody Curtis, S, def. Graham Friedman, 6-2, 6-4; Jackson Olson, S, def. Chase Skelton, 6-1, 6-0; James Thomas, S, def. Trevor Woodward, 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles — Sean Ramsbacher/Ethan Violetti, S, def. Tyler Keller/Kyle Buckingham, 6-0, 6-1; Kevin Thomas/Thomas Stevens, S, def. Hunter Watterud/Akhil Patel, 6-0, 6-3; Sean Daylo/Wes Giggs, S, def. Morgan Cordell/Ben Desmul, 6-4, 6-3; Chase Skelton/Jack Desmul, G, def. Lance Nichols/Noah Robertson, 6-4, 6-3.

Hellgate 6, Glacier 2

Singles — Conner D’Angelo, HG, def. Holland Blalack, 6-4, 6-2; Graham Friedman, G, def. Diego Kjelland, 6-4, 6-3; Aaron Young, HG, def. Colin Hill, 6-4, 6-3; Hayden Kelly, HG, def. Chase Skelton, 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles — Wyatt Brown/Cole Tolleson-Knee, HG, def. Tyler Keller/Kyle Buckingham, 6-3, 6-4; Henry Ledyard/Henry Stahl, HG, def. Hunter Watterud/Akhil Patel, 6-3, 6-3; Logan Hill/Jack Desmul, G, def. Soma Arens/Austin Maselcy, 6-2, 6-2; Thad Kendrick/River Duce, HG, def. Morgan Cordell/Ben Desmul, 6-4, 6-4.

Glacier 6, Big Sky 2

Singles — Liam Johnson, BS, def. Holland Blalack, 6-0, 6-1; Ino Caina, BS, def. Graham Friedman, 6-2, 6-0; Chase Skelton, G, def. Brady Tabish, 7-6 (1), 6-2; Trevor Woodward, G, def. Dexter Crago, 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles — Tyler Keller/Kyle Buckingham, G, def. Dayton Evans/Dylan Sandry, 6-2, 6-3; Hunter Watterud/Akhil Patel, G, def. Kristopher Rosenbaum/Trevor Peterson, 6-2, 6-2; Logan Hill/Jack Desmul, G, def. Wesley Rolle/Cody Flynn, 6-3, 6-0; Morgan Cordell/Ben Desmul, G, def. Tswmseeb Vang/Zhuri Maca-Ampao, 6-0, 6-1.


The Bravettes lost 6-2 to Sentinel and Big Sky and were blanked by Hellgate 8-0.

Hellgate and Sentinel both won 8-0 over the Braves and Big Sky won 5-3.

“I am really proud of my girls singles,” Flathead coach Sue Corrigan said.

“They really came together today, played as a team and cheered each other on.”

Corrigan was impressed with the showing of Rydell Week and Nick Buenz at No. 1 doubles. They pulled out a 6-4, 4-6, 10-5 win versus Big Sky.

“They really put their game together,” she said.

“They stuck to their game plan and won.”


Big Sky 6, Flathead 2

Singles — Kaylin Flaxman, F, def. Jade Sautter, 6-4, 4-6, 10-8; Cassie Farago, BS, def. Lauren McCarter, 6-3, 6-2; Brookie Gee, BS, def. Katie Stobie, 7-6, 6-3; Sierra Dilworth, F, def. Samantha Mathis, 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles — Danielle Buchanan/Presion Chiles, BS, def. Olivia Mohatt/Delanie Long, 6-4, 6-3; Nora Higgins/Rachel Levison, BS, def. Maisie Hansen/Gigi Munro, 6-2, 6-4; Betta Lyon/Delsordo/Ashley Du, BS, def. Kenzie Griffin/Kori Mooney, 6-2, 6-3; Midhi Bradford/Mari Koester, BS, def. Mallory Slaten/Leah Liebig, 6-2, 6-0.

Hellgate 8, Flathead 0

Singles — Olivia Panarolla, HG, def. Kaylin Flaxman, 6-0, 6-1; Maya Nguyen-Habernashi, HG, def. Katie Stobie, 6-0, 6-0; Isla Olivera-Olson, HG, def. Lauren McCarter, 6-2, 6-1; Maya Hefferman, HG, def. Sierra Dilworth, 7-5, 6-1.

Doubles — Holland Small/Kate Koenig, HG, def. Olivia Mohatt, Delanie Long, 6-1, 6-0;

Katie Greybral/Lat Liston, HG, def. Maisie Hansen/Gigi Munro, 6-4, 6-1;

Zoe Nelson/Sofie Tumbleston, HG, def. Mallory Slaten, Leah Liebig 6-0, 6-2;

Elizabeth Buwlas/Emma Peasley, HG, won by forfeit.

Sentinel 6, Flathead 2

Singles — Meredith Murdock, S, def. Kaylin Flaxman, 4-6, 7-5, 10-8; Lauren McCarter, F, def. Emma Softich, 6-1, 6-3; Katie Stobie, F, def. Kenna Stensrud, 6-4, 6-4; Sarah Armstrong, S, def. Sierra Dilworth, 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles — Hannah Worden/Peyton Finch, S, def. Olivia Mohatt/Delanie Long, 6-1, 6-2; Chelsea Bone/Bronwyn McCormick, S, def. Maisie Hansen/Gigi Munro, 6-0, 6-0; Lea Tonnorre/Erin Thayer, S, def. Kenzie Griffin/Kori Mooney, 6-1, 6-0; Lauren Badger/Leanna Badger, S, def. Mallory Slaten, Leah Liebig, 6-1, 6-0.


Big Sky 5, Flathead 3

Singles — Liam Johnson, BS, def. Ridge Lembke, 6-2, 6-2; Ino Caina, BS, def. Ethan Hawkins, 6-0, 6-1; Kiegan Snider, F, def. Brady Tabish, 6-1, 6-6 (4-7), 10-3; Dexter Crago, BS, def. Scott O’Donnell, 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles — Rydell Welk/Nick Buenz, F, def. Dayton Evans/Dylan Sandry, 6-4, 4-6, 10-5; Kristopher Rosenbaum/Trevor Peterson, BS, def. Will Taylor-Lweellyn/Garrett Regoli, 6-1, 6-3; Alex Naglich/David Marburger/F, def. Wesley Rolle/Cody Flynn, 7-6 (7-2), 7-5; Tswmseeb Vang/Zuhriu Maca-Ampaom BS, def. Paul Harms/Brendan Barnes, 6-4, 6-1.

Hellgate 8, Flathead 0

Singles — Conner D’Angelo, HG, def. Ridge Lembke, 6-0, 6-2; Diego Kjelland, HG, def. Ethan Hawkins, 6-3, 7-5; Aaron Young, HG, def. Kiegan Snider, 6-1, 6-2; Austin Mosley, HG, def. Will Taylor-Lewellyn, 6-1, 6-4.

Doubles — Wyatt Brown/Colle Tolleson-Knee, HG, def. Rydell Welk/Nick Buenz, 6-4, 6-3; Henry Ledyard/Henry Stahl, HG, def. Alex Naglich/Garrett Regoli, 6-0, 6-1; Soma Arens/Austin Maselcy, HG, def. David Marburger/Scott O’Donnell, 6-1, 6-0; River Duce/Hank Charman, HG, def. Paul Harms/Liam Çrowley, 6-4, 6-4.

Sentinel 8, Flathead 0

Singles — Cody Curtis, S, def. Ridge Lembke, 6-0, 6-1; Jacob Treece, S, def. Ethan Hawkins, 6-0, 6-0; Jackson Olson, S, def. Garrett Regoli, 6-1, 6-0; James Thomas, S, def. Alex Naglich, 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles — Sean Ramsbacher/Ethan Violetti, S, def. Rydell Welk/Nick Buenz, 6-1, 6-0; Kevin Thomas/Thomas Stevens, S, def. Will Taylor-Lewellyn/Kiegan Snider, 6-0, 6-0; Sean Daylo/Wes Gibbs, S, def. David Marburger/Liam Crowley, 6-2, 6-3; Lance Nichols/Noah Robertson, S, def. Paul Harms/Brandan Barnes, 6-0, 6-4.

Cut Bank Invitational

CUT BANK — Polson swept a second day of duals, as the Pirates boys and girls beat Libby and Havre.

The boys swept singles play in both duals to remain unbeaten at the tournament. It was most important in a 4-3 victory over Havre, that saw the Pirates drop all three doubles matches, including a tiebreaker at No. 3 doubles.

The girls also dominated singles play, with cassie Carlyle, Olivia Hewston and Sophia Speckert each sweeping matches. The Pirates beat both teams 5-2.


Polson 6, Libby 1

Singles — Colin Kenney, P, def. Jhamaal Sykes 8-1; Colin Maloney, L, def. Jaron Morgan 8-1; Johnny Moore, P, def. Virgil Sadewasser 8-3; Sam Schultz, P, def. Rayson Arnold 8-2.

Doubles — Cadis Chowning/Kaiden Forman-Webster, P, def. Erik Lauer/Brayden Thom 8-3; Carson McDaniel/Joe McDonald, P, def. Ryan Nagle/Gio Cano 8-5; Trevor Schyltz/Kendal Forman-Webster, P, def. Devin Payne/Zach Carter 8-0.

Polson 4, Havre 3

Singles — Colin Kenney, P, def. Dustin Haas 8-4; Johnny Moore, P, def. Trey Hanson 8-4; Sam Schultz, P, def. Vander Swenson 8-1; Carson McDaniel, P, def. Jack Johnsrud 8-2.

Doubles — Jake Sedahl/Nate Korb, H, def. Cadis Chowning/Kaiden Forman-Webster 8-4; Trey Murphy/Kennedy McKay, H, def. Jaron Morgan/Matt Sitter 8-6; Tommy Brown/Brady Ophus, H, def. Kendal Forman Webster/Joe McDonald 8-7 (7-3).


Polson 5, Libby 2

Singles — Cassie Carlyle, P, def. Mehki Sykes 8-1; Olivia Hewston, P, def. Isabelle Martineau 8-2; Sophia Speckert, P, def. Dora Antonnes 8-5; Alia Tavenner, P, def. Dora Antonnes 8-6.

Doubles — Shea McGuinness/Kyler Lundeen, P, def. Jessika Jones/Marissa Wood 8-7 (8-6); Laurynn Laver/Mirian Snyder, L, def. Elizabeth Violett/Olivia Perez 8-7 (8-6); Madison Snyder/Sevannah Huni, L, def. Sharmaine Zempel/Josie Peterson 8-6.

Polson 5, Havre 2

Singles — Cassie Carlyle, P, def. Paige Nelson 8-1; Olivia Hewston, P, def. Kadyn Alor 8-0; Sophia Speckert, P, def. Cassidy Alor 8-7 (7-2); Teagan Fee, H, def. Josie Peterson 8-6.

Doubles — Elizabeth Violett/Shea McGuinness, P, def. Marlee Murphy/Devlin Solomon 8-6; Kyler Lundeen/Olivia Perez, P, def. Alex Donaldson/Katie Donaldson 8-4; Bayler Miller/Megan Lindbloom, H, def. Mikayla Croft/Alia Tavenner 8-6.

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