Day one of the Girls State Singles and Doubles Tennis Tournaments was Friday. Here’s a look at how area players fared on the first day.
Le Yuan Sun of Shenandoah is into the Semifinals. She picked up an opening win over Tanae Thiravong of Albia 6-0, 6-3. She then won in the Quarterfinals 6-4, 6-3 over Sophia Fain of Columbus Catholic.
Samantha Tidgren of Kuemper Catholic lost her opening match 6-4, 6-2 to Tess Paton of Fairfield. Then in the consolation first round Tidgren lost to Tanae Thiravong of Albia 6-3, 6-3.
Coryl Matheny of Glenwood lost her first round match to Ella Tallett of Xavier 6-1, 6-3. She then won in the consolation first round 6-3, 6-3 over Kenna Mongan of Cherokee, Washington.
Lanee Olsen of Lewis Central dropped her opening match 6-0, 6-1 to Mary Solfstad of Assumption. She then won in the consolations 6-3, 6-1 over Allison Pavlovec of Decorah.
Alexis and Oasis Opheim of Lewis Central lost their first match 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8) to Haley Berends and Kinsey Schroeder of Spencer. They then won in the consolations 6-3, 6-2 over Shannon Bush and Helen Sons of Assumption.
Taylor Cole and Mason Hartley of Clarinda won their first match 6-2, 7-6 over Libby Janssen and Adria Neymeyer of Aplington-Parkersburg. They then lost in the Quarters to Mara Holland and Annalise Skrade of Decorah 6-4, 6-4.
Landry Miller and Allison Narmi of St. Albert won their first match 6-1, 6-2 over Kaitlyn and Kendall Olson of Osage. They then lost in the Quarterfinals 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 to Ella Dilulio and Allison Halligan of Assumption.
Merced Ramirez and Tessa Rolenc of Red Oak lost their first match to Presley Blommers and Lucy Roach of Oskaloosa 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. They then won in the first round of consolations 6-4, 6-2 over Kaitlyn and Kendall Olson of Osage.
Play concludes on Saturday at the University of Iowa Tennis Center.