Minot High tennis rolls 9-0 over Bismarck

The Minot Majettes girls tennis team continues to dominate the opposition as they earned a 9-0 match win over the Bismarck Demons on Thursday.

In No. 1 singles action, Minot’s Sophia Egge was a 6-1, 6-3 winner over Megan Richter. At No. 2, Eden Olson notched a 6-2, 6-2 win over Peyton Kovash. In the No. 3 position, Morgan Wheeler took care of business 6-1, 6-1 over Ashtin Roller. At No. 4, Sydney Fettig needed three sets to put away Grace Haider 4-6, 7-5, 11-9.

In the No. 5 singles slot, Sienna Ronning defeated Jessica Schuh 6-3, 6-1. Minot’s No. 6 competitor Sidney Ressler closed out Sydney Hall in straight sets 6-2, 6-3.

In doubles play, Egge and Olson teamed up to beat Richter and Schuh 6-0, 6-2 in the No. 1 game. Meanwhile at No. 2, Wheeler and Fettig came out victorious over Kovash and Haider 6-3, 7-5. Ronning and Ressler outplayed Roller and Hall in the No. 3 slot 6-4, 6-2 to give the Majettes a clean sweep on the day.

Afterwards, Minot head coach Scott DeLorme was pleased with his club’s all-around in the seventh shutout win of the season.

“We went on the road and got a nice victory over a scrappy Bismarck High team,” DeLorme told The Minot Daily News. “Our top four continue to be very solid for us and are setting the tone for us early on. We also got solid efforts from Sienna Ronning and Sidney Ressler at 5 and 6. In addition, we know we have some depth as our junior varsity team improved to 4-0 on the year as well.”

Next on the schedule, Minot plans to host a tournament against multiple schools at Hammond Park on Friday starting at 9 a.m. The round-robin style tournament was originally scheduled for April 17.


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