The Rhinelander High School girls' tennis team got back on track on Friday afternoon, after they suffered a 4-3 Great Northern Conference loss to Antigo Tuesday. The Hodags came back strong with a convincing 7-0 victory against Marshfield Columbus in a conference dual at the RHS tennis courts, where they only fell in three total games.
In a rescheduled match, Rhinelander needed less than an hour to take care of the Dons, winning all seven flights in straight sets. At the top singles flight, Alex Oestreich earned a 6-2, 6-0 win over Taylor Tolppi. Emma Roberts at No. 2 singles blanked Ryleigh McGiveron 6-0, 6-0. No. 3 singles player Kenedy Van Zile also earned a 6-0, 6-0 shutout win over Helen Voss. And Kaylee Pontell picked up a forfeit win at No. 4 singles.
In doubles action, Rhinelander's top flight of Annika Johnson and Haley Seefeldt took care of business in a 6-0, 6-1 win against Anna Fischer and Corinne Voss. No. 2 doubles team of Madi Losch and Alexis Prychalla defeated Angela McQuillen and Alison Skrenes 6-0, 6-0. And finishing the doubles sweep in the third flight was Savannah Chartier and Jackie Wells who blanked Maya Kuhn and Eva Schiferi 6-0, 6-0.
Looking at the GNC standings, Rhinelander moved into first place at 4-1 and sit 10 points ahead of Antigo with one match more played. The Robins are 4-0 with 48 points. Rhinelander will host Pacelli for another conference dual Tuesday at 4:30PM at the RHS tennis courts and will head to Lakeland on Thursday evening.