PERU – Manchester’s girls tennis team opened the first round of sectional play with a dominating victory over host Peru. Manchester gave up just six games combined in route to a 5-0 team win.
Manchester head coach Joel Eichenauer said his team came out with focus and determination. "Overall, our shot selection was excellent and level of aggressive play just right. I really liked our in match strategy and energy. From the outset, I could see in our eyes the desire to accomplish our second season goal,” he said.
Manchester advances to play Northfield at 5:30 p.m. today in Peru.
PERU GIRLS TENNIS SECTIONAL
MANCHESTER 5, PERU 0
Singles: No. 1 – Allison Smith (M) def. Anna Boyer 6-1, 6-2; No. 2 – Karly Eichenauer (M) def. Marjon Rafie 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 – Leiah Brandenburg (M) def. Danielle McCord 6-0, 6-0
Doubles: No. 1 – Reilly Ruppert/Kelsey Eichenauer (M) def. Natalie Simmons/Lauren Phillips 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 – Bethany Collett/Lydia Little (M) def. Emily Pohlman-Tracy/Kaitlyn Trexler 6-0, 6-0
Record: Manchester 14-2