ESCANABA - So far, so good for the Escanaba girls tennis team.
The Eskymos earned their second win in two days, as they defeated Menominee 7-1, Thursday, in Escanaba.
The Eskymos took all four singles matches and were victorious in No. 1, No. 2 and No. 4 doubles, as well.
Bryce Derouin | Daily Press
Escanaba’s Emily LaFave has her eye on the ball as she prepares to return it, Thursday, at the Escanaba high school tennis courts. LaFave and her playing partner Olivia Berquist, would go on to defeat Ali Christian and Madison McDonell of Menominee, to win their No. 1 doubles match, 6-0, 6-0.
For Escanaba, at No. 1 singles, Anna Burch defeated Brianna Chaltry 6-3, 6-2. Then, at No. 1 doubles, the duo of Olivia Bergquist and Emily LaFave, had no problems with Ali Christian and Madison McDonell, winning 6-0, 6-0.
Escanaba previously defeated Marquette, 6-2, on Wednesday.
Despite the early success, Escanaba head coach Dennis Lueneberg believes his team is still a work in progress.
No. 1 - Anna Burch, E, def. Brianna Chaltry 6-4, 6-2; No. 2 - Breanna Dault, E, def. Allison Odea, M, 6-2, 6-3; No. 3 - Hannah Beversluis, E, def. Jade Lemay, M, 6-2, 6-2; No. 4 - Kayla VanPortfliet, E, def. Liz Stelsman, M, 6-0, 6-0.
No. 1 - Olivia Berquist-Emily LaFave, E, def. Ali Chrisitan-Madison McDonell, M, 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 Danielle Saucier-Palton Plutchak, M, def. Karlie Mayville-Paige Lancour, E, 7-5, 6-2. No. 3 Taylor Gauthier-Karlene Robich, E, def. Tess Mathias-Anna Scholegel, M, 6-0, 6-1; Rebecca Clark-Mary Houle, E, def. Karli Clausen-Linsey LaPointe, M, 6-2, 6-2.
"(We) had a few changes in our lineup," he said. "We're still working on getting the positioning in order. The girls have the right attitude, but there is still so much more we have to work upon."
Next, Escanaba will travel to Kingsford on Saturday for its first match away from home, this year.