Tennis picks up wins against Pekin, Normal West

Adam Larck
Becca Eller picked up a pair of doubles wins last week with Melissa Ringenberg against Pekin and Normal West.

The Metamora girls tennis team had no problems taking care of Pekin Sept. 4.

The Redbirds picked up five singles wins and a pair of doubles victories to take the match, 7-2.

Sharyn Axelson picked up another win at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-4, while Melissa Ringenberg pulled out a win at the No. 3 position, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.

Lauren Parks continued her winning streak at the No. 4 position with a 6-0, 6-2 victory.

Rounding out the singles action was a victory at No. 5 singles by Kaitlyn Grieves, 6-2, 6-2, and a win by Olivia Tran at the No. 6 position, 6-3, 6-3.

In doubles action, the pair of Becca Eller/Ringenberg won in two sets, 6-3, 7-5, along with the pair of Axelson/Hannah Burt at the No. 3 spot, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6.

Two days later, Metamora picked up another 7-2 victory at Normal West.

Axelson won in three sets at the No. 3 position, 6-4, 2-6, 10-1, while Parks earned a two set victory, 7-5, 7-6.

Grieves (7-6, 6-2) and Tran (6-2, 6-1) rounded out the Redbirds victories in singles action.

The girls also went on to sweep the doubles action. All three matches were played in a shortened format.

The pair of Eller/Ringenberg won, 8-5, while Parks/Kiesewetter beat their team, 8-4.

Grives/Burt won the final match, 8-6.