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Tennis Roundup: Pirates have big day at Ronan

by Lake County Leader
| May 11, 2021 2:45 PM

The Polson tennis team visited Lake County rival Ronan on Thursday (May 6) and won all but two matches.

Ronan got singles wins from Skyler Shima and Dillon Pretty On Top. Otherwise, it was the Pirates’ day.

The Lady Pirates doubles team lost just three points in two matches, straight-set wins by Ara Mercer/Qia Harlan and Clara Todd/Taylor Collinge.

Meanwhile, Polson’s boys doubles teams, Torrin Ellis/Trent Wilson and Tate Barentsen/Noah Trosper also cruised to straight-set wins. Ronan forfeited two doubles matches and a singles match.

It was a bit of payback for Polson, which was swept at home against Ronan on April 27.

The regular season is winding down for both teams. Divisional play begins May 20 at Polson.

Girls

Polson 6, Ronan 1

Singles: Skyler Shima (Ron) def. Sierra Lundeen 6-1, 6-3; Sarah Kinzle (Pol) def. Courtney Bourdon 6-3, 6-7 (7-3); Elizabeth Tolley (Pol) def. Lainey Racine 7-5, 6-0; Ronan forfeits No. 4 match.

Doubles: Ara Mercer/Qia Harlan (Pol) def. Alyssa Pretty On Top/Aaliyah Decker 6-0, 6-2; Clara Todd/Taylor Collinge (Pol) def. Madison Perry/Kaileen Howard 6-1, 6-0; Ronan forfeits No. 3 match.

Boys

Polson 6, Ronan 1

Singles: Dillon Pretty On Top (Ron) def. Colter Wilson 6-3, 6-2; Torrin Ellis (Pol) def. Brady Dresden 6-0, 6-2; Chris Lake (Pol) def. Caden Bourdon 7-6 (7-5), 7-5; Carson Hupka (Pol) def. Remi Stalhein 6-1, 6-1

Doubles: Torrin Ellis/Trent Wilson (Pol) def. Connor Cornwell/Beau Decker 6-1, 6-3; Tate Barentsen/Noah Trosper (Pol) def. Larenz Alvarez/Vicente Ortega 6-2, 6-3; Ronan forfeits No. 3 match.

May 5 at RONAN

Boys

Ronan 4, Stevensville 0

Singles: Dillon Pretty On Top (Ron) def. Matt Hock 5-7, 6-0, 6-3; Brady Dresden (Ron) def. Dylan Janes 6-0, 5-7, 6-1; Isaac Cantlon (Ron) def. Colvin Whitehair 6-4, 6-1

Doubles: Beau Decker/Conner Cornwell (Ron) def. Dominic Bridges/Gavin Vaillencourt 6-4, 6-4.

Girls

Ronan 3, Stevensville 1

Singles: Aaliyah Decker (Ron) def. Maddie Weber 6/7,6/4,6/0; Skyler Shima (Ron) def. Olivia Peretto 7/5,6/0; Alyssa Pretty On Top (Ron) def. Aliyah Anderson 6/3,6/1

Doubles: Mackaela Hawthorne/Crystal St. Germain (Stevi) def. Madison Perry/Kaileen Howard 6-0, 6-1.

Boys

Mission 3, Stevensville 1

Singles: Matt Hock (Stevi) def. Erich Morgeau 6-0, 6-1; Rudy King (Mis) def. Dylan Janes 6-3, 4-6, 6-4; John Komotios (Mis) def. Colvin Whitehair 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles: Lolo Bravo/Kayden Carter (Mis) def. Domanic Bridges/Gavin Vaillencourt 6-4, 6-1.

Girls

Stevensville 5, Mission 0

Singles: Maddie Weber (Stevi) def. Lainie Keast 6-0, 6-0; Olivia Pesetto (Stevi) def. Allyson Umphrey 6-0, 6-0; Aliyah Anderson (Stevi) def. Natalie Helser 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles: Mackaela Hawthorne/Crystal St. Germain (Stevi) def. Madyson Arnie/Ahni Umphrey 6-3, 6-1; Reese Styrman/Barbra Drzkovicova (Stevi) def. Emily Morigeau/Pam Frost 7-5, 4-6, 7-5.

Ronan vs. Darby

Girls singles: Lainey Racine (Ron) def. Kayla Fisher 6-2, 6-2.

Girls doubles: Aaliyah Pretty On Top/Alyssa Decker (Ron) def. Abbie Finks/Madison Nelson.

Boys singles: Trevor Bailey (Darby) def. Remi Stalhain 6-1, 6-2.

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Dillon Pretty On Top of Ronan hits a shot during his singles match Thursday against Polson's Colter Wilson. (Scot Heisel/Lake County Leader)