Tennis competes in Great Falls

GIVING IT HIS ALL  —  Camron Janzen stretches to reach the ball in the doubles tennis match Saturday in Havre with team player Brett Peters.  Photo courtesy of Kurtis Janzen




The boys’ and girls’ tennis teams were in Great Falls on Thursday for a meet with the Class AA schools GFH and CMR.

The Cowboys played C.M. Russell to a 3-3 tie.

All their wins came in singles action with number one seeded Austin Zomer stopping his opponent by scores of 2-6, 7-6 (10-8).

Konnor Bjelland handily won his match with scores of 6-1, 6-2 and Tyler Padilla did the same, winning by scores of 6-1, 6-1.

In doubles action, CMR picked up enough wins to forge out the tie. Camron Janzen and teammate Brett Peters fell by scores of 6-1, 6-4 and Dan O’Brien and Cordell Wittmier lost 6-love, 6-2.

On the girls’ side, CMR defeated the Cowgirls by a score of 5-3.

In singles action, Morgan VanDyke lost 6-1, 6-love and Annabelle Wittmier fell by scores of 6-1, 6-2.

Amy Bailey came on to win her match by scores of 6-4, 6-3 and Caitie Bach was a winner with scores of 6-3, 3-7 (10-4).

On the doubles side, Kristine Warlick and Megan Fetters picked up a win, 6-3, 6-3 while Cashley Redd-Jenna Rodriguez fell by scores of 6-0, 6-0. CMR picked up two forfeit wins in doubles play to help them to the win.

The GFH girls’ team breezed by Conrad with a score of 7-1.

In singles action Bach won her match 8-4 while VanDyke, Wittmier and Bailey all suffered losses.

On the doubles court, Warlick-Fetters and Redd-Rodriguez lost their games and GFH took two wins by forfeits.

Saturday the tennis team was in Havre for an Invitational meet.

Other teams included Lewistown and Cut Bank. No team scores were kept.

In singles play, Zomer won two of three matches and placed second. Bjelland won two of four matches and came in fourth.

O’Brien won one match and Cordell Wittmier was 1-3.

In ladies singles play, Fetters won one of three matches, Rodriguez was 0-2 and Redd the same.

In doubles play, the team of Janzen-Peters were undefeated in four matches and placed first at the tournament.

Coach Kurtis Janzen commented,  “We had a pretty great weekend.”