Lady netters down Rochelle

Mendota’s Eve McDowell moves in for a return shot against her Morris opponent on Oct. 3 at the MHS courts. (Reporter photo)

Ottawa handed the Mendota Lady Trojans a 5-0 setback in varsity tennis action on Sept. 26 at Ottawa.

Sept. 26

Ottawa 5, Mendota 0

Singles: No. 1 – Meyer (O) def. Hannah Ambler (M), 6-1, 6-0; No. 2 – Riva (O) def. Mary DeFore (M), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles: No. 1 – Marvel-O’Fallon (O) def. Maddy Pappas-Natalie Orozco (M), 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 – Johnson-Felty (O) def. Rachel Brandner-Ashleigh Collins (M), 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 – Landers-Stevenson (O) def. Eve McDowell-Izabella Nanez (M), 6-3, 6-0

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The Lady Trojans earned a 4-1 win over Rochelle on Sept. 30 at the MHS courts.

DeFore and Ambler posted victories in singles play, while Mendota’s doubles teams of Brandner-Collins and McDowell-Orozco chalked up wins.

Sept. 30

Mendota 4, Rochelle 1

Singles: No. 1 – DeFore (M) def. Gardner (R), 6-4, 6-1; No. 2 – Ambler (M) def. Guevara (R), 6-4 6-2

Doubles: No. 1 – Dickey-Young (R) def. Pappas-Orozco (M), 6-2, 6-4; No. 2 – Brandner-Collins (M) def. McGee-Hicks (R), 7-5, 7-5; No. 3 – McDowell-Nanez (M) def. McMurray-Gonzalez (R), 3-6, 7-5 (10-7)

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Pontiac posted a 5-0 triumph over the Lady Trojans on Oct. 1 at the MHS courts.

Oct. 1

Pontiac 5, Mendota 0

Singles: No. 1 – Whittle (P) def. DeFore (M), 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 – Wayman (P) def. Ambler (M), 6-2, 6-2

Doubles: No. 1 – Sipe-Branz (P) def. Pappas-Orozco (M), 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 – Weaver-Vogel (P) def. Brandner-Collins (M), 6-0, 4-6 (10-4); No. 3 – Thoman-Dinardi (P) def. Karen Perez-Alli Stielow (M), 6-1, 6-0

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Mendota dropped a 4-1 match to Morris on Oct. 3 at the MHS courts.

McDowell and Nanez teamed up in doubles to post Mendota’s only win.

Oct. 3

Morris 4, Mendota 1

Singles: No. 1 – Shaw (Mo) def. Ambler (M), 6-1, 6-1; No. 2 – Wright (Mo) def. Perri Stachlewitz (M), 7-5, 6-2

Doubles: No. 1 – Kjellesvik-Lines (Mo) def. Pappas-Orozco (M), 6-3, 6-1; No. 2 – Pfaff-Mennega (Mo) def. Brandner-Collins (M), 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 – McDowell-Nanez (M) def. Warzinski-Olivera (Mo), 7-6, 6-4

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