Eddies tune up for regional

Published 10:16 am Friday, October 8, 2004

By Staff
ST. JOSEPH - The Edwardsburg tennis team tuned up for today's regional tournament with a 7-1 victory over host Lake Michigan Catholic on Monday.
The Lady Eddies swept the singles matches and won three out of four doubles flights to pick up the victory.
Edwardsburg will compete in the Michigan High School Athletic Association's Division 4 regional tournament today at Leeper Park in South Bend, Ind.
Lake Michigan…1
1. Jackie O'Connor (E) won by forfeit; 2. Alia Zander (E) d. Lauren Vince 6-4, 6-1; 3. Kate Gregory (E) d. Liz Weber 7-5, 6-2; 4. Stacey Miller (E) d. Meg Hamel 6-0, 6-0
1. Alexa Smith/Amanda McCracken (E) d. Saskia Nangle/Mary Kate 6-0, 6-0; 2. Nicole Boner/Angela Armstrong (LMC) d. Chelsie Baucus/Corinne Flemming 6-7, 6-3, 6-4; 3. Ally Weir/Bethany Marschke (E) d. Liz Hardy/Teresa Dudding 6-1, 6-0 4. Lindsey Mette/Courtney Moyer (E) d. Amy Patnaude/Jennifer Bush 6-1, 6-0
Eddies vs. Niles
Edwardsburg jumped ahead in singles at Wednesday's varsity girls' tennis match, but Niles came back in doubles to force a 4-4 tie.
The Eddies took three of the four singles flights Wednesday. Niles' only singles winner was Mallory Zeigert at No. 2 singles. It took a 7-5 tie-breaker in the third set to decide the match, however.
The Vikings turned around and took three of the four doubles matches from Edwardsburg, though, to end the day tied with the Eddies.
Edwardsburg's sole doubles victory came at No. 3 doubles when Ally Weir and Bethany Marschke beat Katie Blaske and Heather Croteau in three sets.
Niles returns to action Saturday in the silver division of the SMAC conference tournment.
Edwardsburg plays Friday in the Lakeland Conference tournament at Leeper Park in South Bend, Ind.
1. Jackie O'Connor (E) d. Annalee Nelson 6-3, 6-1. 2. Mallory Zeigert (N) d. Alia Zander 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (7-5). 3. Kate Gregory (E) d. Nicole Weber 6-1, 6-2. 4. Stacey Miller (E) d. Christine Hadley 6-4, 6-3
1. Samantha Beck/Danielle Lowery (N) d. Alexa Smith/Amanda McCracken 6-4, 5-, 6-4. 2. Nicole Negron/Jena Williams (N) d. Chelsie Baucus/Corinne Flemming 6-0, 7-5. 3. Ally Weir/Bethany Marschke (E) d. Katie Blaske/Heather Croteau 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. 4. Andrea Clabaugh/Jessica Brann (N) d. Lindsey Mette/Courtney Moyer 6-1, 7-5