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Waukee girls’ tennis wins three of last four

Clint Cole - DCN: Waukee’s Kayla Kuethe, shown earlier this season, has won all of her matches since May began.Buy Photo
Clint Cole - DCN: Waukee’s Kayla Kuethe, shown earlier this season, has won all of her matches since May began.

Since the beginning of May, the Waukee girls’ tennis team has won three meets and only lost one. They beat Ankeny Centennial and Mason City while losing to Urbandale at home and then beat Southeast Polk on the road in their most recent meet.

The Warriors took care of business against Southeast Polk on Tuesday, winning 10-1 in Altoona. Waukee won all six of its singles matches, with Kayla Kuethe, a state qualifier a year ago, winning her match 6-2, 6-0.

The Warriors won four-out-of-five of their doubles matches with Southeast Polk winning one of them over Waukee’s doubles team of Rachel Lienemann and Isabella Von Harz.

Against Urbandale, the Warriors were only able to win two singles matches and two doubles matches. Kuethe won her match 6-4, 6-2 while Brianna Young won her match 2-6, 6-3 and 11-9 in the tie breaker.

Sara Wadle and Olivia Lacona won their doubles match 7-6, 6-4 and Von Harz and Abby Fouts won their doubles match 3-6, 6-1 and 10-7 in the tie breaker.

The Warriors hardly had any trouble at all against Mason City on May 2 in Waukee as they went on to beat the Mohawks 11-0. Kuethe and Young both won their singles matches 6-0, 6-0 as the Warriors won all of their matches at the meet.

Against Ankeny Centennial on May 1, the Warriors won the meet 9-2. Kuethe, Young, Lacona and Wadle all won their singles matches against Centennial. Th Warriors won all of their doubles matches at the meet on May 1 in Waukee.

The Warriors now sit at 6-3 overall with 2-0 conference record. Their next meet is on Thursday at Ankeny at 4 p.m.

Their last meet will be at Norwalk on Friday at 4 p.m. and then they will participate at districts at Urbandale on May 22.

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