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Dickinson High tennis falls to Williston

The Dickinson High tennis team lost 7-2 to Williston on Thursday, earning points from Marcail Allerdings in singles competition and from a doubles win courtesy of Cora Knipp and Jaida Harden.

Allerdings, a junior, prevailed in a super tiebreaker with Williston’s Jenna Albert 6-7 (5), 6-2, 10-8.

Harden was taken into a super tiebreaker as well, by Miranda Barraza. Harden won the first set 6-1, but Barraza finished 6-3 and 10-5.

Dickinson senior Katie Riely lost 7-5, 6-2 to Caitlyn Hunter. Dickinson’s Halie Karlen, Knipp and Alexa Cofer combined to win just two games in the rest of the singles action.

In doubles play, Knipp and Harden won 6-4, 6-4 over Barraza and Vanessa Monsalve Wagner.

Williston 7, Dickinson High 2Singles: 1, Caitlyn Hunter, W, def. Katie Riely 7-5, 6-2. 2, Bethanie Pippin, W, def. Halie Karlen 6-1, 6-0. 3, Jocci Lysne, W, def. Cora Knipp, 6-0, 6-1. 4, Marcail Allerdings, DHS, def. Jenna Albert, 6-7 (5), 6-2, 10-8. 5, Vanessa Monsalve Wagner, W, def. Alexa Cofer, 6-0, 6-0. 6, Miranda Barraza, W, def. Jaida Harden, 1-6, 6-3, 10-5. Doubles: 1, Pippin/Lysne, W, def. Riely/Allerdings, 6-1, 6-2. 2, Hunter/Albert, W, def. Karlen/Cofer 6-0, 6-2. 3, Knipp/Harden, DHS, def. Monsalve Wagner/Barraza, 6-4, 6-4.
Parker Cotton

Cotton is the sports editor at The Press, where he covers the area's high schools. He came to The Press as the Multimedia Editor in May 2015 after graduating from the University of Northern Colorado with his master's degree in Sociological Practice. He holds undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Sociology from UNC, as well.