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May 9, 2014

River Kings 3rd after Day 1 of MAC meet


The third doubles team of Nelson and Ansari also beat a Central duo 7-6, 6-2 before dropping a 6-3, 7-6 match to Alex Ocel and Ajay Penmatcha of Pleasant Valley in the semifinals.

River Queens win

DAVENPORT — Clinton defeated Davenport Central 6-0 in a rain-shortened girls meet Tuesday.

The River Queens swept singles and were leading in the two doubles matches that had begun before the weather turned bad.

“We had some great senior leadership, and (sophomore) Samantha Brisch played some good tennis,” Clinton coach Cindy Rasche said. “She went to the net, and that was good to see because she usually likes to dominate from the baseline.”


Singles — Griffin Rasche (C) def. Molly Chen 6-0, 6-2; Jordan Nelson (C) def. Claire Honsley 6-2, 6-2; Samantha Brisch (C) def. Tillie Sitz 6-1, 6-1; Gabby Haan (C) def. Molly Schebler 6-0, 6-0; Shannon Shovlain (C) def. Lilly McKay 6-0, 6-1; Riley Hubbert (C) def. Emily Hummel 6-2, 6-3.

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