The Roncalli girls tennis team advanced all four of its singles players and all three of its doubles pairs at the Roncalli-hosted nine-team WIAA Division 2 girls tennis subsectional on Tuesday.
The 10 players advance to Thursday’s Kohler-hosted sectional at The Sports Core in Kohler. As a team, Roncalli was first on Tuesday with 24 points while Two Rivers tied for fifth with four and Kiel tied for eighth with no points. The Jets were recently named the No. 4-ranked team in a Division 2 coaches poll.
The Jets’ No. 1 singles player and No. 2 seed Elizabeth Kuenzi defeated Sheboygan Falls’ No. 7 seed Shauna Stoffregen 6-1, 6-0. Kohler No. 3 seed Audra Hoffmann earned a 6-0, 6-0 win over Two Rivers No. 6 seed Nicole Daetz and Kiel No. 9 seed Nicole Lange defeated Marinette No. 8 seed Amanda Archambault 6-2, 6-1 before falling to No. 1 seed Ellie Zimmermann, of Green Bay Notre Dame, 6-0, 6-0.
Roncalli’s No. 1 seed in the No. 2 singles bracket, Emily Halvorsen, advanced with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Chilton’s Briana Reilly, who had defeated Two Rivers’ Elizabeth Manna 6-1, 6-2 in her previous match. Kiel’s Ellie Kavls, a No. 6 seed, fell to Notre Dame No. 3 seed Maddie Vanden Houten 6-0, 6-1.
In No. 3 singles, the Jets’ Chloe Kitzerow, advanced with a 6-0, 6-0 win over No. 7 seed Rachel Tupper, of Marinette, and a 6-0, 6-1 win over Kewaunee No. 3 seed Sammi Kiesner. Kiel’s Lydia Blatz fell to No. 1 seed Megan Krzewinski, of Notre Dame 6-0, 6-1.
Roncalli’s Laura Platteter, a No. 2 seed in the No. 4 singles bracket, earned a 6-0, 6-0 win over Kewaunee No. 7 seed Jordan Steinhorst and a 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 win over Chilton No. 3 seed Shawna Weber. Kiel No. 5 seed Bethany Pritchard fell 6-0, 6-1 to Kohler No. 4 seed Leigh Schlecht.
In No. 1 doubles, Kiel’s No. 9-seeded pair of Elise Ott and Alexis Lucas topped Chilton No. 8 seed Danielle Kobringer and Natalie Woelfel 6-3, 6-1 before falling to Roncalli No. 1 seed Abby Halla and Tallie Piaskowski 6-1, 6-1. Two Rivers’ Lindsay Fish and Taylor Czekala, a No. 2 seed, defeated Marinette’s McKenzee Tibbits and Carissa Wanek, a No. 7 seed, 6-1, 6-0.
Roncalli No. 1 seed Catherine Taddy and Sophie Pitz won their first No. 2 doubles match 6-1, 6-0 over Kewaunee’s Emma Philipps and Josie Hower 6-1, 6-0 before edging Two Rivers No. 4 seed Gabby Yokiel and Ashley Kakuk 7-6, 6-0. Yokiel-Kakuk advanced with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Kiel No. 5 seed Abby Vogel and Sierra Lieburn.
In No. 3 doubles, Roncalli No. 2 seed Anne Platteter and Hannah Kubsch defeated Two Rivers No. 7 seed Crystal Dax and Rachel Sosnosky 6-1, 6-2 and Sheboygan Falls’ No. 6 seed Maggie Manning and Callie Moberg 6-2, 6-2. Kiel’s No. 5 seed Erica Scholz and Meghan Markinan fell to No. 4 seed Sydney Yang and Katie Lindow, of Kohler, 6-2, 6-0.