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Braves duos place at west region tennis tourney

Mandan's Catie Cordova returns a shot during the west region girls tennis tournament, which took place at the Capital Raquet Club in Bismarck. Rick Scharf photo

Mandan’s Catie Cordova returns a shot during the west region girls tennis tournament, which took place at the Capital Raquet Club in Bismarck. Rick Scharf photo

Two Braves doubles teams captured consolation championships at the 2013 west region tournament.

Mandan’s duo of Heather Ripplinger and Catie Cordova beat Century’s Paige Fettig and Morgan Grinsteiner 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 for fifth place, while Amanda Hillstrom and Shelby Gustafson of Mandan defeated Century’s Nora Erickson and Jamie Stoppler dup 3-6, 6-2 and 6-4 for seventh.

Both Mandan doubles teams ended up squaring off against each other in the consolation semifinals, with Ripplinger-Cordova winning the match 7-6 and 6-4.

 

West region tournament

May 16-18

May 18

Singles

Semifinals: Caitlin Bakke, SM, def. Kayla Barke, Will, 6-0, 6-0; Tyne Oberlander, Bis, def. Courtney Brackin, Cen, 6-1, 6-2.

Third: Brackin, Cen, def. Barke, Will, 6-3, 6-3.

Championship: Bakke, SM, def. Oberlander, Bis, 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (2).

Doubles

Semifinals: Alicia Beck-Mary Roller, SM, def. Rachel Dodd-Jenna Andre, BHS 6-2, 6-0; Ban Dodin-Katie Wilson, Min, def. Megan Sherven-Jenna Coggins, Min, 6-1, 6-1.

Third: Sherven-Coggins, Min, def. Dodd-Andre, BHS 6-4, 6-4.

Championship: Beck-Roller, SM, def. Dodin-Wilson, Min, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3).

Consolation semifinals: Heather Ripplinger-Catie Cordova, Man, def. Amanda Hillstrom-Shelby Gustafson, Man, 7-6 (3), 6-4; Paige Fettig-Morgan Grinsteiner, Cen, def. Nora Erickson-Jamie Stoppler, Cen, 6-4, 6-4.

Seventh: Hillstrom-Gustafson, Man, def. Erickson-Stoppler, Cen, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

Fifth: Ripplinger-Cordova, Man, def. Fettig-Grinsteiner, Cen, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.

May 17

Team tournament

Singles

First round: Kaylen Barstad, Will, def. Barbara Senger, Man, 6-1, 6-2; Kendra Collins, Min, def. Jordan Sneed, Man, 6-0, 6-3; Keyenna Enget, Will, def. Mady Arneson, Man, 6-0, 6-0.

Consolation round L. Andre, BHS, def. Senger, Man, 6-2, 6-2; Dickson, Cen, def. Sneed, Man, 6-2, 6-0; Fraga, J, def. Arneson, Man, 6-1, 6-2.

May 17

Doubles

First round: Alicia Beck-Mary Roller, SM, def. Heather Ripplinger-Catie Cordova, Man, 6-3, 6-3; Rachel Dodd-Jenna Andre, BHS, Amanda Hillstrom-Shelby Gustafson, Man, 6-0, 4-6, 6-2.

Consolation round 1: Ripplinger-Cordova, Man, def. Reed-Graves, J, 6-3, 6-2; Hillstrom-Gustafson, Man, def. Larson-Horgan, J, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3.

Consolation round 2: Ripplinger-Cordova, Man, def. Benz-Malaktaris, SM, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2; Hallstrom-Gustafson, Man, def. Buck/Haagenson, Will, 7-5, 6-0.

May 16

Consolation

Williston 3, Mandan 2

Singles: 1. Heather Ripplinger, Man, def. Kayla Barke 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-0. 2. Amanda Hillstrom, Man, def. Kayla Bulk 6-2, 6-3. 3. Keyenna Enget, Will, def. Catie Cordova 6-3, 6-1

Doubles: 1. Kelly Kleven-Cayli Slette, Will, def. Shelby Gustafson-Jordan Sneed 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (9-7). 2. Molly Haagenson-Kaylen Barstad, Will, def. Mady Arneson-Barnard Senger 6-3, 6-1.