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The Missoula Big Sky girls' tennis team dropped crosstown rival Sentinel in a dual Wednesday at Fort Missoula, while the boys' teams battled to a draw.

Led by their No. 1 doubles team of Hanley Caras and Dani Sheridan, the Eagles won the girls' dual 6-2. Caras and Sheridan topped Sentinel's duo of Jenna Nickless and Steph Ehrlich, 6-3, 6-3.

Big Sky won three out of four singles matches, including the No. 1 and No. 2 spots.

The Big Sky boys swept the singles matches while the Spartans won all four of the doubles pairings as the Western AA rivals split that dual 4-4.

Mitch Speltz won 6-0, 6-0 for the Eagles in the top singles slot.

Sentinel's Kyle Cole and Dave Marne teammed up to win the top doubles pairing over Greg Pinnaro and Josh Reiner, 6-3, 6-2.

The dual was a make-up for one scheduled on Tuesday.


Big Sky 6, Sentinel 2

Singles - Kinsey Kelley, BS, def. Shelby Harris, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4; Alysha Nelson, BS, def. Sarah Hopkins, 6-2, 6-1; Maddie Murdock, S, def. Karley Kelley, 6-4, 6-4; Skylr Spraycar, BS, def. Kaley Bauer, 6-4, 6-3.

Doubles - Hanley Caras/Dani Sheridan, BS, def. Jenna Nickless/Steph Ehrlich, 6-3, 6-3; Holly Keane/Christina Boberg, S, def. Rose Dickson/Laurel Kato, 6-1, 6-2; Emily Griffith/Kate Tryhus, BS, def. Kate Hopkins/Darbi Anderson, 6-0, 6-1; Jacey Anderson/Kylie Munsey, BS, def. Megan Nelson/Olivia Skrivseth, 7-5, 6-0.


Sentinel 4, Big Sky 4

Singles - Mitch Speltz, BS, def. Aaron Schwartz, 6-0, 6-0, Aaron Koerner, BS, def. Luke Gunter, 6-3, 6-3; Garrett Koepke, BS, def. Hayden Messerman, 7-5, 7-5; Jeff Dark, BS, def. Michael Thomas, 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles - Kyle Cole/Dave Marne, S, def. Greg Pinnaro/Josh Reiner, 6-3, 6-2; Andy Bixter/Bentley Alsup, S, def. Andrew Harris/Will Watson, 6-0, 6-1; Layne Vonlankin/Derek Colberg, S, def. Nick McKinney/Dallas Rosslon, 6-2, 6-3; Ryan Halligan/Scott Cagan, S, def. Jake Cooper/Jackson Langland, 6-3, 6-1.


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