Missoulian Missoula Big Sky and Valley Christian split their tennis match Friday afternoon with the Big Sky girls' and Valley Christian boys' teams picking up 4-3 victories.
The Big Sky girls swept the doubles matches to pull out the win. No. 1 doubles team of Adair Muth and Shannon Finn beat Valley Christian's Ashley Christiansen and Dani Rinker 8-4.
On the boys' side Valley Christian won all four of the singles matches led by top singles player Chris Jackson's 8-0 victory over Kevin Kahm. Big Sky's doubles team of John Yates and Jeff Smith beat Lucas Wall and Daniel Lautzenheiser 9-7 in the No. 1 doubles contest.
Missoula Big Sky 4, Valley Christian 3
Singles - Rachel Haynes, VC, def. Liz Loomis, 8-4; Melanie Munther, BS, def. Joy Morey, 8-1; Carie Heckerman, VC, def. Melissa Dunton, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3); Carly Bollen, VC, def. Julie Lemieux, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Doubles - Adair Muth-Shannon Finn, BS, def. Ashley Christiansen-Dani Rinker, 8-4; Megan Watson-Kjelsi Tootell, BS, def. Sierra Burmeister-Michelle Zaroch, 8-3; Deanna Campfield-Ayla Mueller, BS, def. Amanda Job-Shameneen Vanderveen, 6-1, 6-0.
Valley Christian 4, Missoula Big Sky 3
Singles - Chris Jackson, VC, def. Kevin Kahm, 8-0; Peter Hartzed, VC, def. Zeke Baied, 6-3, 6-1; Dusty Donnelly, VC, def. Brian Doolittle, 6-3, 6-2; Nate Truitt, VC, def. Brendan Bailey, 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles - John Yates-Jeff Smith, BS, def. Lucas Wall-Daniel Lautzenheiser, 9-7; Ben Hennes-Matt Gore, BS, def. Brady Gunter-Stefan Niewarth, 7-5, 6-3, Jay Rutheford-Nick Smith, BS, def. Kyle Smith-Ben Rose, 6-1, 6-1.
Whitefish 7, Polson 0
Singles - Aaron Fey, Wf, def. Mike Mahoney 6-0, 6-0; Ben Ruffatto, Wf, def. Joey Mohalt 6-1, 6-2; Seth Macalister, Wf, def. Jackson Dooley 6-0, 6-0; Alex Gould, Wf, def. Tom Eder 6-4, 6-2.
Doubles - Jose Delgado-Scott McCracken, Wf, def. Brad Briney-Tony Coble 6-1, 6-1; Jacob Schultz-Brian Meyer, Wf, def. Adam Craw-Ed Musz 6-3, 6-1; Jed Walsh-Shawn Skarstedt, Wf, def. Blake Buxbaum-Luke Bradshaw 7-6 (7-4), 6-1.