The Pequot Lakes Patriots captured six titles and the team championship in the Mid-State Conference Tournament at Staples and Wadena on Saturday, Sept. 15.
"Our team goal was to try to finish in the top two and,hopefully first, so it was exciting to achieve that and bring home the team trophy," coach Monica Sergent said. "All of the girls worked really hard and played well."
Morgan Mudgett of Pequot Lakes finished first at No. 2 singles, Courtney Boller won at No. 3 singles and Madeline Pluimer at No. 4 singles. Erin Bengtson-Madeline Sherman were champs at No. 2 doubles and Morgan Lueck-Afton Crocker were first at No. 3 doubles.
Team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 46, 2-Perham 36, 3-Park Rapids 32, 4-Detroit Lakes 28, 5-Crosby-Ironton 21, 6-Staples-Motley 18, 7-Wadena-Deer Creek 15
Singles No. 1: Natalie Kinkle (Park Rapids) def. Megan Muller (Pequot Lakes) 7-6(2) 1-0 injury default
No. 2: Morgan Mudgett (Pequot Lakes) def. Jade Lenius (Perham) 6-0, 4-6, 10-8
No. 3: Courtney Boller (Pequot Lakes) def. Kendra Corbon (Park Rapids) 6-3, 6-2
No. 4: Madeline Pluimer (Pequot Lakes) def. Avery Beachy (Perham) 6-0, 6-1Doubles No. 1: Shelain Lewis-Kalina Spalji (Crosby-Ironton) def. Mya Radnicki-Grace Minten (Perham) 7-5, 6-4; 3-Fyle-Saxerud (PL)
No. 2: Erin Bengtson-Madeline Sherman (Pequot Lakes) def. Malia Groff-Mirta Vorderbruggen (Perham) 6-2, 6-3
No. 3: Morgan Lueck-Afton Crocker (Pequot Lakes) def. Kendra Moris-LaVonne Lindberg (Perham) 6-2, 6-1
No. 4: Carly Chaney-Riley Fogarty first
Pequot Lakes 7, Aitkin 0
Boller of Pequot Lakes won at No. 2 singles in two perfect sets as the Patriots defeated the Aitkin Gobblers 7-0 on Monday, Sept. 17.
Carly Chaney of Pequot Lakes also won in perfect sets at No. 4 singles, as did the Patriots' doubles pair of Afton Crocker-Morgan Lueck in the Mid-State Conference meet. Crocker is currently 25-1 while Boller is 24-1.
Pequot Lakes 7, Aitkin 0
No. 1: Morgan Mudgett (PL) def. Anne Courtemanche (A) 6-1, 6-0
No. 2: Courtney Boller (PL) def. Ellie Jindra (A) 6-0, 6-0
No. 3: Madeline Pluimer (PL) def. Abby Monse (A) 6-1, 6-0
No. 4: Carly Chaney (PL) def. Grace Janzen (A) 6-0, 6-0
No. 1: Alexa Fyle-Ellie Saxerud (PL) def. Brooke Hansen-Jessica Shaver (A) 6-3, 6-0
No. 2: Erin Bengtson-Madeline Sherman (PL) def. Kelsi Welle-Breanna Hines (A) 6-0, 6-1
No. 3: Afton Crocker-Morgan Lueck (PL) def. Sophie Ryan-Ashlyn Berg (A) 6-0, 6-0
Conference: PL 4-0, A . Overall: PL 19-1, A. Next:Aitkin at Mora 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18; Crosby-Ironton at Pequot Lakes 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept 20.
Pequot Lakes 6, S-M 1
Muller at No. 1 singles won 6-0, 6-0 to increase her season record to 20-2 in a 6-1 Mid-State Conference win for the Pequot Lakes Patriots over the Staples-Motley Cardinals Thursday, Sept 13.
"Because this was a conference match, it was important and it affected seeding for the upcoming Mid-State Tournament," Sergent said. "The girls played well, and it was nice to get matches for all of the JV players, too."
Pequot Lakes 6, Staples-Motley 1
No. 1: Megan Muller (PL) def Rose Han 6-0, 6-0
No. 2: Morgan Mudgett (PL) def. Lauren Rutten 6-2, 6-4
No. 3: Courtney Boller (PL) def. Jenna Dvorak 6-1, 6-1
No. 4: Hailey Chicos (SM) def. Morgan Lueck 7-5, 6-3
No. 1: Alexa Fyle-Elli Saxerud (PL) def. Tasha Ackerman-Tiffany Ackerman 6-3, 6-3
No. 2: Erin Bengston-Madeline Sherman (PL) def. Kiera Kern-Torii Nienow 6-1, 6-0
No. 3: Afton Crocker-Carly Chaney def. Amy Rollins-Kenzie Erickson 6-0, 6-0