The Pella Christian girls tennis team continued their impressive run through the postseason Tuesday, handily defeating Grinnell 5-1 in the Region 2 Semifinals. The Lady Eagles only loss came in a third-set tiebreaker at No. 5 singles. Pella Christian got wins from Aubree Else, Megan Van Kooten, Ranae De Bruin, Kayla De Bruin and Veronica Francis.
The Lady Eagles tennis team will compete in the Individual District meet on Thursday morning in Iowa City at the Hawkeye Tennis Complex, then will play in the Regional Finals for team tennis on Monday in Grinnell against either Webster City or Waterloo Columbus.
Pella Christian – 5 vs Grinnell – 1
1. Aubree Else vs Emily Kreigel (6-3)(6-4)
2. Megan Van Kooten vs ellie Havlik (6-2)(6-7(4)(1-0(12-10)
3. Renae DeBruin vs Lily Cook (6-2)(6-0)
4. Kayla DeBruin vs Skye Puls (5-7)(6-2)(1-0(4)
5. Jillian Kuyers vs Chelsey Youngman (6-1)(4-6)(0-1(3)
6. Veronica Francis vs Jackie Johnson (6-3)(6-1)