North Medford girls remain undefeated
KLAMATH FALLS -- The North Medford girls dropped the top two singles matches but still remained undefeated in Southern Oregon Conference tennis with a 7-2 win over Klamath Union.
North is 9-0 in the SOC and 12-0 overall.
The potential matchup between two of the SOC's top singles players -- North's Jenny Brown and Klamath's Jill Leonard -- never materialized. Brown didn't make the trip upon learning Leonard, who has a slight injury, would play doubles.
In No. — singles, Kelsey Chamberlain made a dramatic turnaround to give North a victory. After dropping the first set 6-0 to Annie Ledgerwood, Chamberlain came back with 6-0 and 6-3 wins.
She's (Chamberlain) an extremely good competitor, North Medford coach Dale Jensen said. She just wouldn't lose. She started to hit the ball harder and was more aggressive.
North had little trouble in doubles outside the top match, where North's Ali Mostue and Christie Brawner had to go to a 12-10 tiebreaker in the second set to close out the match.
SINGLES -- Amanda Wolfson, KU, def. Marlie Hilmer, 6-1, 6-4; Dana Buchanan, KU, def. Emily Folsom, 6-2, 6-4; Kelsey Chamberlain, NM, def. Annie Ledgerwood, 0-6, 6-0, 6-3; Tabitha Grytness, NM, def. Randi Walker, 6-3, 6-3; Rebekah Murphy, NM, def. Andrea Pinkston, 6-4, 6-4.
DOUBLES -- Ali Mostue-Christie Brawner, NM, def. Allison Wolfson-Jill Leonard, 6-2, 7-6 (12-10); Molly Pratt-Ashley Olson, NM, def. Stephanie Ruhl-Julie Romig, 6-2, 6-2; Leslie Schultz-Andrea Pratt, NM, def. Charissa Howard-Kristi Zaiger, 6-0, 6-1; Carrie Brown-April Louie, NM, def. Jocelyn Kirk-Lisa Smith, 6-0, 6-1.
South Medford 5, Mazama 4 At Klamath Falls
NOTE: Because of cold weather, players played an 8-game pro set.
SINGLES -- Jenny Templeton, SM, def. Katie Cummings, 8-2; Danielle Perone, SM, def. Tara Tuter, 8-2; Cali Shugart, SM, def. Holly Sneu, 8-2; Carmen Sanchez, M, def. Andrea Saxon, 8-6; Amber Cooper, M, def. Sabrina Sorenson, 8-2.
DOUBLES -- Tracy Borrer-Katie Cummings, M, def. Sarah Close-Shelly Allred, 8-2; Joy Barker-Fiske-Kelly Koziol, SM, def. Megan Bishop-Jennifer McDowel, 8-1; Sanchez-Cooper, M, def. Tabitha Foley-Megan Lee, 8-4; Koziol-Saxon, SM, def. Jodi Smith-Dayna Clark, 8-0.
Roseburg 5, Grants Pass 4 At Grants Pass
SINGLES -- Christina Pierce, GP, def. Elisa Tryon, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3; Jeanette Perry, GP, def. Kenzie Wetherell, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3, 6-0; Lathena Weber, R, def. Ellie Cook, 6-4, 6-1; Megan Moon, GP, def. Kelly Beeby, 6-0, 6-1; Holly Campbell, R, def. Heather Garese, 6-0, 6-2.
DOUBLES -- Stephanie Dickerson-Jill Cohen, GP, def. Mandi Sickler-Tara Bussen, 1-6, 7-5, 6-4; Leah Muller-Betsy Clifford, R, def. Tiffany Vogel-Keri Brooks, 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 6-3; Lindsay Vines-Esther Powell, R, def. Tammy Goff-Stacy Goff, 6-0, 1-6, 6-3; Ellie Norris-Erin Gonzalez, R, def. Sarah Kirkman-Mili Wilkinson, 6-7 (7-3), 6-4, 6-3.
North Medford 7, KU 0 At District Courts
SINGLES -- Richard Louie, NM, def. Kelly Campbell, 6-0, 6-1; Chris Paetsch, NM, def. Paul Kenny, 6-2, 6-0; Colin Olsen, NM, def. Josh Capehart, 6-2, 6-2; J.P. Watson, NM, def. Chris Hurly, 6-2, 6-2.
DOUBLES -- Brock Jonnason-Jeremy Leever, NM, def. Campbell-Reid Arthur, 6-4, 6-4; Robby Cortelyou-Tyler Anno, NM, def. Kenny-Bryan Coe, 6-1, 6-1; Andrew Theen-Nate Gross, NM, def. Hurly-Capehart, 6-0, 6-0.
Roseburg 9, Grants Pass 0 At Stewart Park, Roseburg
SINGLES -- Ryan Felker, R, d. Paul Dickerson, 7-5, 6-4; Joe Gonzales, R, d. Levi Brown, 7-5, 6-2; Jigar Patel, R, d. Fred Hutchinson, 2-6, 6-3, 7-6, 7-5; Billy McDaniel, R, d. Jamison Zottola, 6-1, 7-5; Alex Parson, R, d. Brendan Toch, 6-3, 6-3; (Exhibition) Rose Evenson, R, d. Andrew Wahl, 6-4, 6-7, 7-5, 6-1.
DOUBLES -- Todd Lindbloom-Ty Garrison, R, d. Tom Cohen-Aaron Gelter, 6-4, 6-1; Stewart Wetmore-Andrew Fromdahl, R, d. Joe Loomis-Derek Kellenbeck, 6-3, 6-1; Phillip Singer-Kyle Russell, R, d. Nick Fahey-Charlie Stricker, 6-2, 6-4; Joe Donegan-Bobby Gould, R, d. John Archetko-Matt Durbin, 6-2, 7-6, 7-4.