Lady Rangers split with visiting Beavers

Published 5:43 pm Thursday, August 25, 2005

By By SCOTT NOVAK / Vigilant/Argus
The Cassopolis girls' varsity tennis team opened its home season with a split in non-conference action.
On Monday, The Lady Rangers played to a 4-4 draw with visiting Eau Claire.
Against Eau Claire, Kelli Klimek was the lone winner in singles for the Lady Rangers as she toppled Angela Krohne, 6-1 and 6-4.
Cassopolis won three out of four doubles matches, including one by forfeit.
Cassopolis' Symone Pompey and Krista Jessup defeated Cate Reed and Laken Howe, 6-4 and 6-0, at No. 1 doubles.
At No. 3 doubles, Amy Bloss and Tiffany Westphal defeated Kim Mason and Rachel Skibbe, 6-0 and 6-1.
The Lady Rangers received a forfeit at No. 4 doubles.
Eau Claire…4
1. Tracy Collard (EC) d. Brittany Polmateer 6-0, 2-6, 6-2; 2. Kelli Klimek (C) d. Angela Krohne 6-1, 6-4; 3. Bev Whaley (EC) d. Cally Hass 6-1, 7-6 (7-4); 4. Heather Fedton (EC) d. Qatisha Stevenson 6-4, 6-3
1. Symone Pompey/Krista Jessup (C) d. Cate Reed/Laken Howe 6-0, 6-4; 2. Courtney Motry/Jamie Schlipp (EC) d. Candace Smith/Nicole Green 6-3, 6-4; 3. Amy Bloss/Tiffany Westphal (C) d. Kim Mason/Rachel Skibbe 6-0, 6-1; 4. Cayla Miracle/Nicole Steinhoff (C) won by forfeit
Dowagiac JV…4
Cassopolis and Dowagiac split in singles and doubles matches in the season opener for both schools.
Winning in singles for the Lady Rangers were Brittany Polmateer, 7-5 and 6-1, over Samantha Stone in the first flight, and Cally Hass over Kaitlyn Tyrakowski. No score was available.
In doubles action, Pompey and Samantha Valscik defeated Tonya Scherer and Kate Duszynski in three sets, 6-4, 2-6 and 6-4. Also in doubles, Candace Smith and Nicole Green defeated Katie Fenech and Heather Bankston, 3-6, 7-5 and 6-4.
1. Brittany Polmateer (C) d. Samantha Stone 7-5, 6-1; 2. Shelly Urbanski (D) d. Kelli Klimek 6-1, 6-4; 3. Cally Hass (C) d. Kaitlyn Tyrakowski N/A; 4. Elizabeth Kolden (D) d. Qatisha Stevenson 4-6, 6-2 and 6-4.
1. Symone Pompey/Samantha Valscik (C) d. Tonya Scherer/Kate Duszynski 6-4, 2-6, 6-4; 2. Jessica Robinson/Lindsey Meiser (D) d. Krista Jessup/Amy Bloss 6-3, 5-7, 6-4; 3. Candace Smith/Nicole Green (C) d. Katie Fenech/Heather Bankston 3-6, 7-5, 6-4; 4. Brianne Emmons/Jessica Karnes (D) d. Courtney Bellis/Cayla Miracle 6-0, 6-0