Esky tennis takes third at Kingsford Invitational

KINGSFORD — Westwood prevailed as the top team at Friday’s Kingsford Invitational tennis tournament.

The Patriots, with an overall team score of 45 points, had six first place finishers. West Iron County was second with 32 points, followed by Escanaba, 27; Kingsford, 25; Menominee, 20; and Iron Mountain, 19.

Sweeping the four singles events for Westwood were Madi Koski, Tessa Leece, Jillian Koski and Jenna Walton. Westwood’s No. 1 doubles duo of Karlie Patron and Katelyn Antilla also took first place, as did the No. 4 team of Mallory Leece and Emily Nelson.

West Iron came through with victories by the No. 2 doubles team of Emily Nelson and Anna Malmquist and the No. 3 doubles team of Aurora Dahl and Madison Berutti.

The tournament featured two Mid-Peninsula Conference teams and four Great Northern conference squads. The weather while remaining dry, turned from sunny and cool to cloudy and overcast. Most of the tournament took place at the KHS tennis facility.

The No. 3 and No. 4 singles matches were held at Lodal Park tennis courts, while the No. 3 doubles and No. 4 doubles matches were held at the east side courts in Iron Mountain.


No. 1: Madi Koski WW def. Stephanie List K 6-2, 6-0

Third Place: Jasmine Clark Esky

No. 2: Tessa Leece WW def. Jacery Moreau Esky 6-2, 6-0

Third Place: Claire Mongrain Imtn

No. 3: Jillian Koski WW def. Lizzy Cross K 6-2,6-2

Third Place: Arianna Morel Imtn

No. 4: Jenna Walton WW def. Olivia Prudhomme WIC

Third Place: Anber Yang Esky


No. 1: Karlie Patron-Katelyn Antilla WW def. Eden Golliheo-Tori Boeck WIC

Third Place: Jenna Nolde-Josie Hofer M

No. 2: Emily Nelson- Anna Malmquist WIC def. Meghan Johnson-Ellie Miller WW 6-4, 6-6, 7-0

Third Place: Bailey Johnson-Anna Murvich K

No. 3: Aurora Dahl-Madison Berutti WIC def. Emma Anderson-Rylee Doyle M 6-4, 7-5

Third Place: Claire Gilles-Avery Mariuzza WW

No. 4: Emily Leece-Mallory Leece WW def. Kat Hemeleski-Alyssa Dominicci WIC 6-4, 6-3

Third Place: Abby Hill-Rylee Kuehl Esky