Wauseon tennis falls to Defiance, Bryan


The Wauseon girls tennis team had a rough start to the season earlier this week, falling 4-1 at Defiance Monday and 5-0 at home against Bryan on Tuesday.

Winning a match for the Indians Monday against Defiance was their second doubles team of Kate McKean and Julie Waldron by a score of 5-7, 6-4, and an 8-6 tie break.

Wauseon’s second singles player Madi Rice, Sierra Rupp in third singles, and their first doubles team of Paige Moden and Sophia Stockham each won games, but failed to record a set victory versus the Bulldogs.

Maddy Wendt and Rice in first and second singles, as well as McKean and Waldron were each defeated in straight sets Tuesday against the Golden Bears.

Rupp was defeated 0-6, 1-6 by Bryan’s Jennessa Johnson in third singles. Moden and Stockham fell 2-6, 3-6 to Allie Boyer and Kate Grothaus in first doubles.

Wauseon next plays host to Ottawa-Glandorf today beginning at 4:30 p.m.

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Wauseon’s Sierra Rupp returns a ball against Jennessa Johnson of Bryan during Tuesday’s match. However, she would fall to Johnson 0-6, 1-6.
http://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2017/08/web1_Sierra-Rupp-shot.jpgWauseon’s Sierra Rupp returns a ball against Jennessa Johnson of Bryan during Tuesday’s match. However, she would fall to Johnson 0-6, 1-6. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

Paige Moden of Wauseon leaps to save a point in first doubles Tuesday versus Bryan. The Indians dropped matches to Defiance and Bryan on back-to-back days to begin the season 0-2.
http://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2017/08/web1_Moden-save.jpgPaige Moden of Wauseon leaps to save a point in first doubles Tuesday versus Bryan. The Indians dropped matches to Defiance and Bryan on back-to-back days to begin the season 0-2. Max Householder | Fulton County Expositor

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