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Tennis: Austin sweeps doubles matches in win over Stewartville

The Austin tennis team had a strong performance from its doubles teams as it edged out Stewartville 4-3 in Paulson Tennis Courts Monday.

The Packers (2-10 overall) swept all three doubles matches in two sets and Emily Sayles won her No. 2 singles match in two sets.

Austin’s Kellie Baier makes a play on the ball against Stewartville in Paulson tennis courts Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Austin’s Kellie Baier makes a play on the ball against Stewartville in Paulson tennis courts Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

“Our doubles teams all had strong, aggressive performances today, which is what we have really been working on during practices,” Austin head coach Levon Larson said.

Singles

No. 1 Julia Lanzel (S) def. Mariel Flaherty (A) 2-6, 7-5, 6-4

No. 2 Emily Sayles (A) def. Sydney Becker (S) 6-2, 6-2

No. 3 Ahna Boe (S) def. Sarah Bachmeier (A) 6-2, 6-3

No. 4 Sydney Clausen (S) def. Katie Jensen (A) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1 Kellie Baier and Tara Watkins (A) def. Jessica Pedelty and Rachel Schwalbach (S) 6-4, 6-3

No. 2 Kaitlyn Schammel and Amy Stoulil (A) def. Emma Dwire and Alli Birch (S) 6-2, 6-2

No. 3 Kyra Walters and Maia Irvin (A) def. Maih Mikel and Tessa Lanzel (S) 6-3, 6-3

Austin’s Emily Sayles makes a play on the ball in Paulson tennis courts Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com

Austin’s Emily Sayles makes a play on the ball in Paulson tennis courts Monday. Rocky Hulne/sports@austindailyherald.com