The Spartan girls’ tennis team traveled to Great Falls May 14 to compete in the State Tournament and brought home the third place trophy.

By Mariah Lecoe

  Playing  singles:  Kylie Hadley defeated Sierra Swank from Chinook 7-5, 7-6; defeated Paige Johnson of Cut Bank,  6-1, 6-2; lost to Mariah Swank 2-6, 0-6; defeated Taylyn Koenig, Baker, 6-1, 6-0; defeated Jenna Shearer, Broadwater County, 6-2, 6-2; defeated Brooke Nicholson, Chinook, 6-2, 7-5, 6-2; lost to Dakota Dosch, Cut Bank, 3-6, 5-7, for fifth place.

   Taylyn Koenig defeated Allise Rutheford, Superior, 6-0, 6-0; lost to Brooke Nicholson, Chinook, 1-6, 0-6; defeated Megan Pruttis, Chinook, 7-5, 7-6; defeated Shannon Eppard, Loyola Sacred Heart, 6-7, 6-3, 6-1; lost to Kylie Hadley, Baker, 0-6, 1-6.

   Pamela Tronstad lost to Daisie VandenBos, St. Ignatius; lost to Shannon Eppard, Loyola Sacred Heart.

   Anna Espeland lost to Lauren Stewert, Chester-Joplin-Inverness; lost to Tessa Reier, Fairfield, 6-3, 6-2; lost to Jes Hamlin, Broadwater.

   Playing doubles: Savannah Hickey and Braylea Wyrick lost to Darcie Bullock and Lexi Vossier of Jefferson; defeated Whitney Bowditch and Sami Worster of Loyola; defeated Michaela Pearse and Mel Booth from Broadwater, 7-5, 6-4; defeated Hattie Niederegger and Stella Riggs, Chinook, 7-5, 6-4; defeated Brooke Bonner and Aluana Weilacher, Big Fork, 6-3, 6-1; defeated Darcie Bullock and Lexi Vossier, Broadwater, 6-2, 6-4; defeated Jaden Sparrow and Jen Yancy, Broadwater, 5-7, 6-1.

   Kylie Hadley placed fifth and Braylea Wyrick and Savannah Hickey placed third.