The Free Press, Mankato, MN


October 2, 2013

West girls tennis downs Chaska with revamped lineup


The most competitive match of the day came at second singles where West's Marissa Swenson dropped the first set 7-5 and then came back to win 6-4, (10-2). She and her opponent, Morgan Jensen, were pretty even throughout the match and had a lot of long points.

The Scarlets' Lexi Miller (No. 3 singles) and Lynn Braun (No. 4 singles) had easy straight-set wins. Smith had a tougher time of it at the top spot and wound up losing 6-4, 6-2 to Lauren Willkom.

"We just wanted to try some different things," Doll said. "We were pretty confident we would win today regardless of the lineup so we switched things up a little bit. I think the girls enjoy it."

The win improves West's record to 15-6. The Scarlets now advance to the Section 2AA semifinals where they will crossover and play Chanhassen from the Northern Division.

That tournament starts at 9 a.m., Tuesday at Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter.

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