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Only one of the top four seeds in the girls' bracket at the Western AA Divisional tennis tournament fell Wednesday at Playfair Park, but another is anxiously waiting for play to continue Thursday.

Missoula Big Sky's Kinsey Kelley squeezed into the semifinals, knocking off No. 2 seed Isabel Huff of Missoula Hellgate, 6-3, 6-4.

The doubles match between Hanley Caras/Shannon Hayes of Big Sky and Stephanie Erlich/Jenna Nickless of Missoula Sentinel is currently tied 1-1. The tie-breaker had to be postponed due to darkness.

On the boys' side, Hellgate's Alex Braun and Eric Braun teamed up to down Scott Cagen and Ryan Halligan of Sentinel 6-0, 6-0.

Tournament play continues Thursday at 1 p.m.

Western AA Divisional Tennis Tournament at Playfair Park

Girls

First round

Singles - Jaymi Weavers, Hel, def. Maddie Murdock, Sen, 6-2, 6-1; Alysha Nelson, BS, def. Gwen Lockman, Sen, 6-1, 6-3; Karley Kelley, BS, def. Shelby Harris, Sen, 6-4, 6-1; Kinsey Kelley, BS, def. Sarah Hopkins, Sen, 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles - Kiley Munsey/Skylr Spraycar, BS, def. Kaley Bauer/Kate Hopkins, Sen, 6-1, 6-2; Rose Dickson/Laurel Kato, BS, def. Darby Anderson/Brianna Pollock, 6-0, 6-0; Elyse Finnegan/Brittani Heckerman, Hel, def. Christina Boberg/Holly Keane, 6-4, 6-1.

Second round

Singles - Dani Sheridan, BS, def. Weavers, Hel, 6-1, 6-1; Morgan Simkins, Hel, def. Nelson, BS, 6-2, 6-2; Halen McKenzie, Hel, Ka. Kelley, BS, 6-1, 6-1; Ki. Kelley, BS, def. Isabel Huff, Hel, 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles - Michelle Carey/Taylor Simkins, Hel, def. Munsey/Spraycar, BS, 6-1, 6-1; Shannon Grimes/Lithani Post-Betham, Hel, def. Dickson/Kato, BS, 6-0, 6-1; Michelle Thomas/Lisa Woerlein, Hel, def. Finnegan/Heckerman, Hel, 6-1, 6-3.

BOYS

First round

Singles - Michael Thomas, Sen, def. Josh Reiner, BS, 6-1, 7-6 (3); Aaron Schwartz, Sen, def. Garrett Koepke, BS, 6-3, 6-4; Luke Gunter, Sen, def. Jeff Dark, BS, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3; Blake Miller, Hel, def. Michael DeGrandpre, BS, 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles - Scott Cagan/Ryan Halligan, Sen, def. Jake Cooper/Nick McKinney, BS, 6-1, 6-4; Derrek Colberg/Hayden Messerman, Sen, def. Greg Pinnaro/Will Watson, 6-1, 6-2; Avery Howard/Cody Jahrig, Hel, def. Kyle Cole/Dave Marne, 6-0, 6-0; Bentley Alsup/Andy Bixler, Sen, def. Andrew Harris/Dallas Rosslow, BS, 6-2, 6-2.

Second round

Singles - Alec Shull, Sen, def. Thomas, Sen, 6-0, 6-0; Tony Mayer, Hel, def. Schwartz, Sen, 6-0, 6-3; Filipe Freire, Hel, def. Gunter, Sen, 6-1, 6-1; Lee Fritsen, Hel, def. Miller, Hel, 7-6 (2), 6-4.

Doubles - Alex Braun/Eric Braun, Hel, def. Cagan/Halligan, Sen, 6-0, 6-0; Sam Angel/Will Ballew, Hel, def. Colberg/Messerman, Sen, 6-0, 6-1; Howard/Jahrig, Hel, def. Aaron Koerner/Mitch Speltz, Sen, 6-2, 7-5; Lucas Matelich/Anders Nord, Hel, def. Alsup/Bixler, Sen, 6-0, 6-0.

 

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