No. 6 Fairmont tennis team wins Mankato West triangular

Johanna Petschke

MANKATO — The Class A No. 6-ranked Fairmont girls tennis lineup captured both ends of the Mankato West triangular Saturday to extend its dual-meet winning streak to nine in a row.

Fairmont swept the singles bracket to pace a 6-1 decision over Blue Earth Area.

Claire Nemmers posted a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Addison Armstrong at first singles, while Briana Joseph coasted by Marissa Benz at the No. 2 position in the bracket, 6-1, 6-0.

Fairmont’s Maggy Totzke shut out Karissa Lopez in straight 6-0 sets at third singles, while Abi Peyman completed the sweep with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Carol Schrader at the No. 4 spot.

Anika Haugen and Johanna Petschke teamed at third doubles to record a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Lauren Survis and Allie Lopez, while the Cardinals’ second duo of Libby Totzke and Hope Klanderud netted a 6-1, 6-2 triumph over Olivia Dutton and Ella Survis.

Kylie Rosenau and Grace Hanson teamed at first doubles to generate the Bucs’ lone team point via a 3-6, 6-3, (10-7) decision over Lauren Davis and Ellie Hernes.

Haugen and Petschke helped pace the Cardinals’ doubles-bracket sweep during a 5-2 win over Mankato West. Haugen and Petschke produced back-to-back 6-4 set wins over Kahle Downs and Renn Corley at the No. 3 spot in the lineup.

Davis and Hernes bounced back to outslug the Scarlets’ Lily Schmidt and Natalie Zarn at first doubles, 6-1, 5-7, (10-7), while Libby Totzke and Klanderud combined for a 6-3, 7-5 second doubles win over Julia Ulman and Ella Betters.

Maggy Totzke and Peyman contributed two team points from the singles bracket for Fairmont. Totzke bested McKenna Schreiber at the No. 3 spot, 6-3, 6-0, while Peyman defeated Riley Lowe by a 6-1, 6-3 decision at No. 4.

Lauryn Douglas and Payton Douglas netted West’s team tallies from the singles division. Lauryn Douglas downed Nemmers at the No. 1 position, 6-2, 6-0, while Payton Douglas outlasted Joseph in a marathon match, 6-3, 5-7, (10-4) at No. 2.

Fairmont (14-1) plays host to River Valley at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Fairmont 6, B.E. Area 1

Singles: Claire Nemmers (FMT) def. Addison Armstrong, 6-2, 6-1. Briana Joseph (FMT) def. Marissa Benz, 6-1, 6-0. Maggy Totzke (FMT) def. Karissa Lopez, 6-0, 6-0. Abi Peyman (FMT) def. Carol Schrader, 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles: Kylie Rosenau-Grace Hanson (BEA) def. Lauren Davis-Ellie Hernes, 3-6, 6-3, (10-7). Libby Totzke-Hope Klanderud (FMT) def. Olivia Dutton-Ella Survis, 6-1, 6-2. Anika Haugen-Johanna Petschke (FMT) def. Lauren Survis-Allie Lopez, 6-3, 6-1.

Fairmont 5, Mankato West 2

Singles: Lauryn Douglas (MW) def. Claire Nemmers, 6-2, 6-0. Payton Douglas (MW) def. Briana Joseph, 6-3, 5-7, (10-4). Maggy Totzke (FMT) def. McKenna Schreiber, 6-3, 6-0. Abi Peyman (FMT) def. Riley Lowe, 6-1, 6-3.

Doubles: Lauren Davis-Ellie Hernes (FMT) def. Lily Schmidt-Natalie Zarn, 6-1, 5-7, (10-7). Libby Totzke-Hope Klanderud (FMT) def. Julia Ulman-Ella Betters, 6-3, 7-5. Anika Haugen-Johanna Petschke (FMT) def. Kahle Downs-Renn Corley, 6-4, 6-4.


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