ST. CLOUD - Claire Surma and Katie Southard didn't drop a game in winning their No. 3 doubles match to help the Brainerd Warriors to a 6-1 Central Lakes Conference girls' tennis victory Thursday.
Brainerd swept the doubles matches and picked up singles victories from Taylor Headlee, Mikinzee Salo and Courtney Tusler to improve to 2-0 overall.
"Taylor Headlee had the match of the day with strong, controlled play in a tough match dominating 6-2, 6-2," said Brainerd head coach Marnie Whalen. "She demonstrated exceptional maturity and poise (Thursday)."
Brainerd 6, St. Cloud Apollo 1
No. 1: Taylor Headlee (Brd) def. Briann Anderson 6-2, 6-1; No. 2: Mikinzee Salo (Brd) def. Megan Schwegman 6-1, 6-4; No. 3: Bo LaFountaine (SCA) def. Sam Kletscher 6-1, 6-3; No. 4: Courtney Tusler (Brd) def. Tara Dykema 6-1, 6-3
No. 1: Emily Nelson-Zoe Houle (Brd) def. Rachel Henning-Jenna Traut 6-2, 6-1; No. 2: Rylie Fussy-Kylee Kunde (Brd) def. Megan Hampton-Becka Humbert 6-3, 6-0; No. 3: Claire Surma-Katie Southard (Brd) def. Taylor Schmit-Becca Mous 6-0, 6-0
Conference: Brd 2-0. Overall: Brd 2-0. Next: Brainerd hosts Willmar 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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