Mendota netters roll over two league foes


Mendota had little trouble in defeating Sterling Newman, 4-1, in varsity girls’ tennis action on Sept. 7 at Sterling.

Alexis Finley scored a victory for the Lady Trojans at No. 2 singles, while all three MHS doubles teams were winners. They included the duos of Zoe Finley-Lizzy Bresley, KayLee Barkman-Jackie Cortez and Talya Schwaegerman-Isabelle Escatel.

Sept. 7

Mendota 4, Sterling Newman 1

Singles: No. 1 – Tunink (SN) def. Alex Stremlau (M), 6-2, 6-6 (9-7); No. 2 – Alexis Finley (M) def. Schalck (SN), 7-5, 6-4

Doubles: No. 1 – Zoe Finley-Lizzy Bresley (M) def. Rhodes-Campbell (SN), 6-4, 2-6 (10-5); No. 2 – KayLee Barkman-Jackie Cortez (M) def. Zigler-Sagel (SN), 6-0, 6-1; No. 3 – Talya Schwaegerman-Isabelle Escatel (M) def. Murray-Oswalt (SN), 6-2, 6-0

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The Lady Trojans picked up a 4-1 triumph at Princeton on Sept. 9.

Winners for Mendota were Stremlau and Alexis Finley in singles action, and the doubles teams of Barkman-Cortez and Schwaegerman-Escatel.

Sept. 9

Mendota 4, Princeton 1

Singles: No. 1 – Stremlau (M) def. Winner (P), 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 – A. Finley (M) def. Merkel (P), 6-0, 6-0

Doubes: No. 1 – Alter-Davis (P) def. Bresley-Z. Finley (M), 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 – Barkman-Cortez (M) def. Nelson-Thornton (P), 6-1, 6-1; No. 3 - Schwaegerman-Escatel (M) def. Schneider-Ward (P), 6-2, 6-2

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Coal City cooled off the Lady Trojans, 3-2, on Sept. 13 at the MHS courts.

Mendota’s wins came from the doubles teams of Barkman-Cortez and Schwaegerman-Escatel.

Sept. 13

Coal City 3, Mendota 2

Singles: No. 1 – M. Stiles (CC) def. Stremlau (M), 6-2, 6-4; No. 2 – Barrus (CC) def. A. Finley (M), 6-2, 6-4

Doubles: No. 1 – Flores-A. Stiles (CC) def. Z. Finley-Bresley (M), 6-0, 3-6 (10-8); No. 2 – Barkman-Cortez (M) def. Solis-Jackson (CC), 6-1, 6-3; No. 3 - Schwaegerman-Escatel (M) def. Hall-Esparza (CC), 6-2, 6-2

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