Spring Lake’s varsity tennis team won its second straight non-conference dual match in as many days on Thursday, as the Lakers battled past a talented North Muskegon squad, 6-2, to improve their stellar season record to 10-1.
The Lakers won 3-of-4 singles flights, as Lenka Pousova won by default at No. 1; Roxane Stroebel took a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 2; and Meryn Campbell gutted out a 6-2, 7-6 (5) victory at No. 4.
North Muskegon was a winner at No. 3, as Spring Lake’s Emily VanWingen — who was filling in for an injured Amanda Twu — suffered a 6-0, 6-2 loss.
Spring Lake also suffered a rare loss at No. 1 doubles, as North Muskegon’s Brielle Johnson and Kat Tyson edged the Lakers’ Madison Khem and Faith Lee in a hotly contested three-set battle, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.
The Lakers took care of business in the rest of their doubles flights, as Jori Henderson and Stephanie Sabo won in three sets, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4; Maddie Parker and Audrie Dalman had an easier match at No. 3, as they prevailed 6-0, 6-0; and Rachel Briegel and Megan Oostinde scored a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 4.
Spring Lake enters Saturday’s Lakes Eight Conference Meet at Ludington as the lone unbeaten and the heavy favorite to capture the league crown. The action gets underway at 8 a.m.