|Perrysburg girls win NLL tennis title (09-26-13)|
|Written by Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 10:34|
Perrysburg's girls tennis team completed its domination of the Northern Lakes League Wednesday afternoon.
En route to capturing the league title, the Yellow Jackets totaled 66 points in the tournament, 15 points ahead of second-place Northview.
Perrysburg, needing to win just three of the five championship matches to clinch the tournament title, won four of the five finals matches.
The 'Jackets also clinched the overall team championship with 38 points, after going 7-0 in dual matches throughout the regular season. Northview was second with 33 points.
Each team is rewarded with two points for dual-match wins and individual winners at the tournament receive 14 points towards their overall team score. Second place finishers receive 10 points, third place gets seven points, and fourth place receives four points. Fifth and sixth places each receive two points.
Erica Fastnacht placed second at first singles, earning 10 points towards Perrysburg's total. She fell 6-0, 6-0 in the finals.
At second singles, Moira Sams was a 7-6, 7-5 winner.
At third singles, Jaden Northcutt won her match, 6-2, 6-3.
Jordan Spidel and Sarah Fastnacht were 6-4, 6-2 winners at first doubles, Camryn Kiel and Kennedy Northcutt were 6-3, 6-2 winners at second doubles.
Bowling Green finished sixth in the tournament with 10 points and was sixth overall for the season receiving 15 points. BG was 3-4 in dual matches.
BG's Maggie Schaller fell 6-3, 6-1 in the semifinals of the consolation round of the first singles position. Erin Graves placed fourth, falling 6-3, 6-2 in the consolation match of the second singles position. Annie Miller fell 6-2, 7-6 in the semifinals of the consolation round at third singles. Sabrina Smith and Samantha Spackey trailed 6-1, 2-1 before retiring in the semifinals of the consolation round at first doubles.
Perrysburg had six players receive All-NLL honors, while BG had two players receiver all-league honors.
Erica Fastnacht, Sarah Fastnacht, Sams and Spidel all represented the 'Jackets as All-NLL first-team selections. Jaden Northcutt was a second-team selection, while Kennedy Northcutt was tabbed a third-team selection.
BG's Schaller received second-team honors and Smith was a third-team selection.
Northwood 4, Toledo Start 1
In Northwood, Leeza Bowers scored twice for the Rangers.
Other contributors for Northwood were: Taylor Ray, one goals, one assist; Erin Steenbergen, one goal; and Allison Roach and Erika Davenport, one assist each.
Toni Tristan made nine saves for the Rangers.
Elmwood downs Eastwood
In Jerry City, Elmwood handed Eastwood its first conference loss of the season. The Royals were 23-25, 25-22, 15-25, 25-17, 21-19 winners over the Eagles on Tuesday night.
Leaders for Eastwood were: Elise Wolff, 28 kills, 25 digs; Bri Hoodlebrink, 22 kills; Emily Hayward, nine kills; Jaci Juergens, 58 assists, 16 digs, four aces; and Mackenzie Albright, 22 digs.
Elmwood's leaders were published in Wednesday's Sentinel-Tribune.
Junior varsity results
At Tanglewood Golf Course, Rossford beat Eastwood, 193-198. Landon Richards led Eastwood with a 44. Drew Pinardo led Rossford with a 47.
Northview beat Bowling Green, 25-7, 25-16.
Perrysburg beat Bowling Green, 25-19, 25-14.
Junior high results
Eastwood beat Fostoria 12-25, 25-11, 25-16. Leaders for Eastwood were: Alissa Ray, 20 points, six aces; Sarah Briscoe, five points, four assists; Pamela Jacobs, four kills, two aces; and Hannah Owens, five points, two assists.
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