Lewis Central claimed an 8-1 varsity girls’ tennis victory over Denison-Schleswig on Monday at Council Bluffs.
The loss dropped Megan Nahnsen’s D-S club to 5-3 in duals on the season.
LC won five of six singles matches, as Ashley Rivas at the number six position was the lone winner for the Monarchs.
Rivas defeated LC’s Madelin Howard by an 8-2 margin.
LC swept all three doubles matches.
Rivas and Olivera gave LC’s Maddie Parker and Howard a tough match in the No. 3 contest before falling in a tiebreaker.
"The girls had a tough night against Lewis Central. Rivas did a great job of being patient with the ball and getting her serves in," commented Nahnsen.
In junior varsity action, D-S won seven of eight matches against LC.
Winning their doubles matches were the teams of Paola Martinez/Mireya Patino, Lizzie Jepsen/Tori Willenborg, Ruby Sosa/Hailey Meseck, Hannah Weber/Maggie Chapman, Abby Gehlsen/Harley Wiebers, Leslie Perez/Yeili Aleman and Yesenia Perez/Lizeth Garcia.
Varsity results from Monday’s match were as follows:
No. 1 - Presley Rodenburg (LC) defeated Hannah Auen, 8-1; No. 2 - Natalie Driver (LC) defeated Sarah Faya, 8-1; No. 3 - Kennedy Korner (LC) defeated Kayla Rauch, 8-2; No. 4 - Paityn Sparr (LC) defeated Ali Thul, 8-4; No. 5 - Maddie Parker (LC) defeated Jocelyn Olivera, 8-5; No. 6 - Ashley Rivas (D-S) defeated Madelin Howard, 8-2
No. 1 - Rodenburg/Driver (D-S) defeated Auen/Faya, 8-0; No. 2 - Korner/Sparr (LC) defeated Rauch/Thul, 8-2; No. 3 - Parker/Howard (LC) defeated Olivera/Rivas, 8-8 (7-4)