Helena schools sweep Flathead tennis

Mar. 31—Rowan Anderson picked up a pair of singles victories on Saturday, but Flathead fell in both boys and girls tennis to the Helena schools on Saturday at FVCC.

Michael Palmer joined Anderson as the only Braves to pick up a match win over Helena High.

The Bengals took the victory 6-2. Anderson's victory over Caden McCoulough was the only Braves match win against Capital.

The doubles pairing of Kylie Amundson and Abby Bailey picked up the only match win for the Bravettes on Saturday, defeating Claire Bebich and Arabella Fontaine from Helena High.

The Bruins and Bengals took 7-1 wins over the Bravettes. The Bravettes' only other match point on the day came from a forfeit win by Abby Bailey in singles against Capital.

Helena boys 6, Flathead 2

SINGLES: Rhys Anderson-Foster, Helena def. Holden Askvig 6-2, 6-2; Rowan Alexander, Flathead def. Elias Cook 6-4, 6-3; Jordan Bailey, Helena def. Kobe Schlegel 7-6, 6-7, 11-9; Michael Palmer, Flathead def. Paul Reeves 7-5, 7-5.

DOUBLES: Ed Coleman/Ethan Walsh, Helena def. Jack Thompson/Garrett Adoretti 6-2, 6-2; Liam Fetz/Nathan Hulton, Helena def. Ezias Bailey/Tyler Shawback 6-3, 6-3; Andrei Buck/Dylan Kelley, Helena def. Tag Schow/Badge Busse 6-4, 6-2; Seth Blanksma/Ethan Carlson, Helena def. Joel Jones/Aiden Skees 6-4, 6-3.

Capital boys 7, Flathead 1

SINGLES: Ryan Ashley, Capital def. Holden Askvig, 6-2, 6-0; Rowan Alexander, Flathead def. Caden McCoulough, 6-4, 3-6, 10-3; Trevin Kockler, Capital def. Kobe Schlegel, 6-7, 7-5, 10-8; Nate Pool, Capital def. Tag Schow, 6-3, 6-2.

DOUBLES: Teagen Clement/Wes Rose, Capital, def. Ezias Bailey.Jack Thompson, 6-4, 6-4; Daniel Kockler/Nate Jenson, Capital def. Garett Adoretti/ Tyler Shawback 6-4,1-6, 10-8; Levi Adkins/Ben Sova, Capital def. Michael Palmer/Badge Busse 1-6, 6-2,10-8; Kane Morris/Cache Rose, Capital def. Joel Jones/ Aiden Skees 2-6, 7-5, 11-9.

Helena girls 7, Flathead 1

SINGLES: Qayl Kujala, Helena def. Sarah Loran 6-0, 6-1; Nelly Clevinger, Helena def. Azalea Bailey 6-1, 6-0; Gilly Bovingdon, Helena def. Graci White 6-3, 6-0; Morgan May, Helena def. Lolita Sattler 6-3, 6-1.

DOUBLES: Aylan Silvonen/Bryan Woodmansey, Helena def. Nina Parris/Natalie Haag 6-1 6-0; Kylie Amundson/Abby Bailey, Flathead def. Claire Bebich/Arabella Fonataine 4-6, 6-2, 12-10; Kinley Murray/Sylvie Woodmansey, Helena def. Hazel Bridge/Faith Pecora 6-4, 6-0; Rylie Fish/Adeline Olson, Helena def. Sienna Blanchard/Siarah Holden 6-4, 6-3

Capital girls 7, Flathead 1

SINGLES: Zoie Jorgenson, Capital def. Sarah Loran 6-3, 4-6, 10-8; Julia Krings, Capital def. Azalea Bailey 6-1, 6-0; Addisyn Fehr, Capital def. Nina Parris 6-1, 6-4; Abby Bailey, Flathead wins via forfeit.

DOUBLES: Taylor Zanto/Kynzie Belcher, Capital def. Lolita Sattler/Kylie Amundson 6-1, 6-2; Matty Meidrum/Sophia McGree, Capital def. Natalie Haag/Graci White 4-6, 6-3, 10-5; Lily Rhodes/Isabel Pomerleau, Capital def. Hazel Bridge/Faith Pecora 6-0, 6-1; Tatum Campbell/ Cailin Mohar, Capital def. Sienna Blanchard/Siarah Holden 7-5, 6-4.

Flathead's Rowan Alexander hits a return in a boys singles match against Helena's Elias Cook at FVCC on Saturday, March 30. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Sarah Loran hits a return in a girls singles match against Helena's Qayl Kujala at FVCC on Saturday, March 30. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Flathead's Holden Askvig hits a backhand return in a boys singles match against Helena's Rhys Anderson-Foster at FVCC on Saturday, March 30. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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