The Western Boone Stars Girls Tennis team earned first place in their invitational Saturday! They won two close 3-2 matches over Fountain Central and Lafayette Central Catholic.
In the team’s first match versus Fountain Central, 2D Kumler/Ramsey won quickly, earning the first point for the Stars. 2S Collins was then defeated, along with 1D Kinslow/Coffman. 3S Zimpleman won a close back-and-forth match by tiebreaker to even the score at 2-2. The deciding point came down to 1S Klingensmith. After dropping her first set, she was able to recover and defeat her opponent in a close third set tiebreaker that locked in the team win.
1S Maggie Klingensmith vs Hannah Hudson: 4-6, 6-2, (10-7)
2S Katie Collins vs Olivia Woodrow: 0-6, 3-6
3S Addy Zimpleman vs Katie Clevenger: 6-4, 0-6, (10-3)
1D Meg Kinslow/Kate Coffman vs Hattie Duncan/Macee Williams: 4-6, 4-6
2D Grace Kumler/Rylee Ramsey vs Shay Oakley/Gretchen Ratcliff: 6-1, 6-2
In their second match of the day, the Stars won another close one, defeating Lafayette Central Catholic 3-2. 3S Zimpleman starting things off for the Stars by winning her spot. 2D Kumler/Ramsey were then defeated, as well as 1D Kinslow/Coffman who lost a tough tiebreaker. At 2S, Collins made a great comeback and downed her opponent in another tiebreaker to even the score at 2-2. Once again, it came down to 1S Klingensmith who defeated her opponent and locked in the team win.
1S Maggie Klingensmith vs Lexi Gaeta: 6-2, 6-1
2S Katie Collins vs Anna Smith: 4-6, 6-1, (10-8)
3S Addy Zimpleman vs Kenna Preston: 6-3, 6-2
1D Meg Kinslow/Kate Coffman vs Lizzie Cramer/Sami Ruyer: 1-6, 6-2, (6-10)
2D Grace Kumler/Rylee Ramsey vs Jen Mills/Emma Gerrety: 4-6, 2-6
Along with the team trophy, individual players Klingensmith and Zimpleman won medals for going undefeated at their spots. It was a great team effort by the Stars who are now 6-2 on the season. They will host Frankfort Monday at 5:00pm for their first conference match!