The Lady Bulldogs tennis team hosted Rapid City Christian on September 15. Milbank took the loss at 8-1. Playing at No. 4 in the singles round, Amelia Pederson put up the only point for Milbank. She defeated Monica Whitman 6-4 and 6-1.
Hope Karels battled with Riley Geyer in the No. 1 spot. Karels was defeated with set scores of 4-6, 6-2, and the tie breaker 4-10. At No. 2, Ashlynn Lamp was defeated by Allison Hill 2-6 and 0-6. Jenna Korstjens was defeated by Katie Palmer 0-6 and 2-6. At No. 5, Caitlyn Frerichs went down against Evie Biers. Set scores were 1-6 and 0-6. Jericho Jones was defeated by Addie Palmer 2-6 and 0-6. In exhibition play, Payton Lamp lost to Marissa Heidecker 0-8, and Charlotte Swanson was defeated by Sasha Ryherd 3-8.
In the doubles round, Karels and A. Lamp lost to Hill and K. Palmer 2-6 and 1-6. Korstjens and Pederson went down against Geyer and Whitman 2-6 and 0-6. Swanson and P. Lamp were defeated by Biers and A. Palmer 0-6 and 1-6. Frerichs and Jones were defeated by Heidecker and Ryherd 0-8.
Triangular – Vermillion and Madison
Milbank vs. Vermillion
On Tuesday, September 12, Milbank competed in a triangular with Vermillion and Madison at Madison. In a close match, Milbank was edged out by Vermillion 5-4.
At No. 1 for MHS, Hope Karels defeated Evie Auen 10-2. At No. 2. Ashlynn Lamp was defeated by Mya Halverson 1-10. At No. 3, Jenna Korstjens was defeated by Abby Hanson 1-10. At No. 4, Amelia Pederson took down Saige Jorgensen 10-6. At No. 5, Caitlyn Frerichs went down against Sakara White-Davis. Jericho Jones, playing in the No. 6 spot, was defeated by Mia Barnett 2-10.
In doubles action, Karels and Lamp defeated Halverson and Jorgensen 10-1. Korstjens and Pederson defeated Hanson and Delaney Smidt 9-9 (7-3). Payton Lamp and Charlotte Swanson were defeated by White-Davis and Barnett 1-10. Frerichs and Jones were defeated by Auen and Katelyn Proefrock 2-8.
Milbank vs. Madison
Milbank was defeated by Madison 7-2. Hope Karels and Amelia Pederson each brought home a win for the Lady Bulldogs of Milbank. At No. 1, Karels defeated Delilah Maxwell 10-4. At No. 4, Pederson stunned Christian Rowe 10-0.
At No. 2, Ashlynn Lamp was defeated by Sienna Maxwell 4-10. At No. 3, Jenna Korstjens was defeated by Audrey Allen 7-10. At No. 5, Caitlyn Frerichs went down against Miranda Gonyo 3-10. Jericho Jones put up a fight against Callie Bounds, but eventually went down 9-10 (1-7).
In doubles action, Karels and Lamp lost to D. and S. Maxwell 7-10. Korstjens and Pederson were defeated by Rowe and Gonyo 7-10. Payton Lamp and Charlotte Swanson were defeated by Allen and Bounds 5-10.