The Milbank girls tennis team defeated Pipestone, Minnesota, on Friday, September 6. The girls collected the 8-1 victory at Cantine Courts in Milbank.
“This was a great win for the Lady Bulldogs,” stated head coach Abbey Trapp. “Coming after a couple tough losses on Tuesday in Aberdeen, the girls were very excited to pull off an amazing win against Pipestone.”
All three doubles pairs captured wins to start the day for Milbank. In singles competition, Halli Essington, Hattie Muellenbach, Rhianna Welberg, Jenna Johnson, and Alexis Ninneman were also victorious.
Results from the match:
Milbank 8 – Pipestone 1
1. Halli Essington, 10-5 win; 2. Rhianna Cantine, 3-10 loss; 3. Hattie Muellenbach, 10-0 win; 4.
Rhianna Welberg, 10-3 win; 5. Jenna Johnson, 11-10 (7-2) win; 6. Alexis Ninneman, 10-8 win;
Kayla Bury, 8-4 win; Hope Karels, 2-8 loss.
1. Essington/Muellenbach, 10-4 win; 2. Cantine/Welberg, 10-3 win; 3. Johnson/Ninneman, 10-4
win; Bury/Karels, 3-8 loss; Lydia Street/Chloe Priebe, 1-6 loss.
Photo – (l. to r.) Rhianna Welberg, Coach Abbey Trapp, Rhianna Cantine