Cotter tops Pacelli tennis team

Published 12:54 am Wednesday, September 21, 2011

The Pacelli girls tennis team lost to Winona Cotter 5-1 on the road Tuesday.

The Shamrocks picked up their only win at No. 1 singles, where Abby Leif prevailed 7-5, 3-6 (11-9).

“Abby didn’t have her best tennis today, but she had great willpower, and she did a great job of taking advantage of the things that were working for her,” Pacelli head coach Mark Henderson said. “It’s great to see that mental toughness from a team leader.”

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Due to a lack of players by both squads, players played singles and doubles.


No. 1 Abby Leif (P) def. Brittany Meurer (C) 7-5, 3-6 (11-9)

No. 2 Megan Duellman (C) def. Maggie Leif (P) 6-1, 6-1

No. 3 Lauren Renk (C) def. Mindy Nguyen (P) 6-2, 6-3

No. 4 Maddy Shumate (C) def. Tiffany Hoesing (P) 7-6(4), 4-6 (10-4)


No. 1 Renk and Duellman (C) def. Leif and Leif (P) 8-5

No. 2 Meurer/Shumate (C) def. Nguyen and Hoesing 8-2