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For the third straight match, the Red Wing girls tennis came out victorious, this time by a 5-2 score over non-conference opponent Hastings. The Wingers got off to a quick start as the top two singles players, Emily Stegora and Emily Otteson, registered speedy wins. Stegora trumped Anna Foster 6-2, 6-2, while Otteson shut down Annika Peterson 6-3, 6-0. Lauren Grant got the third win in singles play with a No. 4 defeat of Sara Lund 6-4, 7-5. The Wingers doubles teams had a similar afternoon, losing just one match to the Raiders.
The Red Wing girls swimming team got its first dual win of the season on Tuesday, coming away with a 93-88 victory at Park of Cottage Grove. The Wingers got off to a fast start as the 200-yard medley relay team of Ingrid Olson, Ashley Thompson, Carly Boisen and Claire King won with a time of 2 minutes, 05.35 seconds.
Rochester Lourdes kept its perfect mark in Hiawatha Valley League play with a 6-0 win over Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Tuesday. Gilbert Wohlfromm had two shots on goal for the Wildcats, while Mitch Acker and Matt Smith each got one. PIZM goalie Brady Schoenfelder had 10 saves in the loss. The Wildcats (1-8) will hit the road Saturday to take on Plainview-Elgin-Millville/Dover-Eyota. PIZM lost its season opener to PEM/DE, 3-0, on Aug. 23.
Facing a young team in Winona Cotter, the Lake City girls tennis team wasted little time in doing what it should do to such an inexperienced squad, trouncing the Ramblers, 6-1. No. 1 singles player Josie Kuchinka and No. 3 singles Emily Albright both had to battle a little bit, but both were ultimately too much for their opponents. Kuchinka topped Kylie Modieski 6-2, 6-4, and Albright beat Anna Kvasova 6-3, 6-1. At No.
For the second time this season, the Lake City girls soccer team upended St. Charles with a 1-0 victory. The Tigers, who earned their second overall win of the season against the Saints, also beat St. Charles, 1-0, on Aug.
The 20-point mark was a brick wall for the Cannon Falls volleyball team Tuesday evening in a three-set, 25-20, 25-20, 25-20 loss to Kasson-Mantorville. Carly Broze led the Bombers with seven kills, followed closely by Hailey Huseth’s six. Lydia Franken tallied 12 set assists while Huseth piled up 10 assists. Becca Vandeheuvel led the defensive charge for Cannon Falls with 15 digs. Sami Cromer chipped in 10 digs. Madasyn Hofstedt had three blocks. The Bombers (7-4) will host Pine Island Thursday.
After a tough day at the Rochester John Marshall tournament Saturday, the Cannon Falls girls tennis team came back Tuesday with an impressive 5-2 non-conference rout of Trinity School at River Ridge. The only losses for the Bombers were at No. 1 singles, and No. 1 doubles where Cannon Falls ran into some talented girls.
The Red Wing girls tennis team had no trouble putting away Academy of Holy Angels on Tuesday with a 6-1 Missota Conference victory in Bloomington. A new wrinkle in the Wingers’ lineup was an added emphasis in singles play as Red Wing’s solo players went a perfect 4-0. Solveig Christenson, Emily Otteson and Claire Carson each won their matches 6-1, 6-1, and Nicole Schammel had a shutout at No. 3, beating the Stars’ Eleanor Goblirsch 6-0, 6-0. “I wouldn’t call it stacking the singles, but we had four good singles players in the lineup today,” said Red Wing head coach Matt Kavanagh.
The Red Wing girls tennis team started off the Rochester John Marshall tournament against the hosts.
The Red Wing volleyball team is still waiting for a win after going 0-4 at the Farmington invitational on Saturday. Opening tournament play against Brainerd, the Wingers rebounded after a 25-22 first-set loss to take Set 2, 26-24. The Warriors held strong in the third set, 15-12, to take the match. Sydney Book led Red Wing with nine kills, while Sara Kelly added seven kills and Olivia Brown had a hand in three blocks. Things looked promising for Red Wing in the next round against Winona with a 25-20 first-set win.