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Pella Christian Wins LHC Girls Tennis Crown

Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

Pella Christian took top honors at the Little Hawkeye Conference Tennis Meet yesterday. The Eagles scored 38 points to nip Newton by two. Knoxville was fourth with 21 points, and Pella was in a fifth place tie with Oskaloosa with 20 points.

Individually for Pella Christian, Aubree Else was third in fight one singles while Jillian Kuyers was fourth in flight two. In flight one doubles, Megan Van Kooten and Paige Engbers teamed up to place third, while Renee and Kayla DeBruin earned a conference championship in flight two doubles.

For Pella, Jessica Ryals was third in flight two singles. Knoxville’s doubles team of Emily Lee and Cari Collins were runners-up in flight one doubles while Megan Ripperger and Kassie Griggs placed fourth in flight two.

Team Scores:
Pella Christian – 1st place with 38 total points
Newton – 2nd place with 36 points
South Tama – 3rd with 35 points
Knoxville – 4th with 21 points
Oskaloosa and Pella – tied for 5th/6th with 20 points
Grinnell – 7th with 16 points
Norwalk – 8th with 12 points

In Flight #1 Singles:
Amanda Stefanik, JR – Oskaloosa = 1st place
Taylor Soule, SR – Newton = 2nd place
Aubree Else, JR – Pella Christian = 3rd place
Brooke Upah, SR – South Tama = 4th place
Stela Armstrong, SR – Pella = 6th place
Chelsey Youngman, SR Grinnell = 7th or 8th
Jenn Adrian, JR – Knoxville = ?? 5th, 7th, or 8th
Taylor Kaul, SR – Norwalk = ?? 5th, 7th, or 8th

In Flight #2 Singles:
Kendra Bradley, JR – South Tama = 1st Place
Isabelle Christopher, SR – Newton = 2nd Place
Jessica Ryals, JR – Pella = 3rd Place
Jillian Kuyers, SR – Pella Christian = 4th Place
Jackie Johnson, FR – Grinnell = 5th Place
Haley Dursky, SR – Oskaloosa = 6th Place
Becca Van Zuuk, SR – Knoxville = 7th Place
Haley Andrews, JR – Norwalk = 8th Place

In Flight #1 Doubles:
K. Schrader(SR)/C. Svacina(SR) – S. Tama = 1st Place
E. Lee(JR)/C. Collins(JR) – Knoxville = 2nd Place
Megan Van Kooten(JR)/ Paige Engbers (SO) – Pella Christian = 3rd Place
Kriegel(SR)/Havlik(JR) – Grinnell = 4th Place
Pearson(SO)/ClarkWilt(JR) – Norwalk = 5th Place
Hagarty(SR)/Lewis(SR) – Newton = 6th Place
Vermeer(SO)/Ernst(SO) – Pella = 7th Place
Stewart(JR)/Long(SR) – Oskaloosa = 8th Place

In Flight #2 Doubles:
Renae DeBruin(SR)/ Kayla DeBruin(JR) – Pella Christian = 1st Place
Camp(SO)/Klyn(SO) – Newton = 2nd Place
Ripperger(SR)/Griggs(SO) – Knoxville = 3rd Place
Burnette(SR)/Carter(JR) – Pella = 4th Place
Ruiz(SR)/Boer(SR) – Oskaloosa = 5th Place
Puls(SR)/Cook(SO) – Grinnell = 6th Place
Old Bear(JR)/Burchard(SR) – South Tama = 7th Place
Haskin/Backstrom – Norwalk = 8th Place