Burlington girls tennis team wins conference dual with Mount Pleasant

Burlington High School’s girls tennis team remained undefeated with a 6-3 Southeast Conference dual victory over Mount Pleasant at the Dankwardt Park courts Thursday night.

The Grayhounds won four singles matches and two in doubles.

Macy McGinity defeated Mount Pleasant’s Melanie Olivas, 8-2, at No, 2 singles. The Grayhounds also won at Nos. 3, 4 and 5 singles. Emily Mosley blanked Gisele Fajardo, 8-0; Grace Hecox topped Malena Yocum, 8-1, and Hannah Wegmann defeated Eva Rounceville, 8-3.

BHS won at Nos. 2 and 3 doubles. Mosley and Hecox defeated Yocum and Victoria Smith, 8-0, and Wegmann and Kylie Wolf beat Eliana Situmeang and Mary Kate Peterson, 8-4.

Mount Pleasant won Nos. 1 and 6 singles and No. 1 double. At No, 1 singles, Savannah Walls improved to 3-1 on the season with an 8-3 win over Burlington’s Emily Woodsmall. At No. 6, Situmeang beat Wolf, 8-5. In doubles, Walls and Olivas survived Woodsmall and McGinity, 9-7.

Burlington (4-0) plays at Keokuk Monday. Mount Pleasant (0-4) hosts Fort Madison Friday and Maharishi Tuesday.

Mount Pleasant's Savana Walls returns a serve to Burlington's Emily Woodsmall in the No ,.  1 singles match on a windy Thursday at Dankwardt Park.  Walls improved to 3-1 for the season with an 8-3 win over Woodsmall.

KEOKUK 5, FAIRFIELD 4: The Chiefs edged Fairfield in a Southeast Conference dual at Keokuk.

Singles: Tess Paton (F) def. Olivia Rule, 8-0; Sydney Wells (F) def. Julia de Gala, 8-3; Adi Robinson (K) def. Maddy Greiner, 9-7: Jaelyn Johnson (K) def. Giteeka Adikari, 8-2; Emma Wendland (F) def. Sophia Rule, 8-3; Brittney-Kelly (K) def. Aspen Hockethorn, 8-1.

Doubles v Paton-Greiner (F) def. O. Rule-de Gala, 8-1; l Robinson-Johnson (K) def. Wells-Adhikari, 9-7; S. Rule-Kelly (K) def. Wendland-Hockethorn, 8-2.


BURLINGTON 6, MOUNT PLEASANT 0: Burlington’s Brennen Winke scored three goals and the Grayhounds blanked Mount Pleasant in a Southeast Conference match at Bracewell Stadium.

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