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Dickinson High tennis sends 3 to state

BISMARCK -- Thanks to their showing on Saturday at the West Region tennis meet, Dickinson High's Ireland Jung, Dynae Zubke and Lauren Jorda all secured a trip to state.Jung defeated teammate Sarah Nelson 6-4, 6-1 in the consolation quarterfinals ...

BISMARCK - Thanks to their showing on Saturday at the West Region tennis meet, Dickinson High’s Ireland Jung, Dynae Zubke and Lauren Jorda all secured a trip to state.
Jung defeated teammate Sarah Nelson 6-4, 6-1 in the consolation quarterfinals Saturday to become a state qualifier. Nelson, also a senior, had previously defeated junior teammate Katie Riely 6-3, 6-3 to advance to face Jung.
Jung then topped Mandan’s Emily Tweten 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals before losing in the fifth place match 6-3, 6-3 to Minot’s Raquel Egge.
Zubke, a senior, and Jorda, a freshman, defeated Bismarck High’s Taylor Richter and Sydney Helgeson in doubles 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to qualify for state. The duo placed eighth in the West Region after losing the final match of the day 6-1, 6-1 to the Bismarck St. Mary’s team of Emily Bichler and Lauren Nordberg.
The state tournament begins Thursday in Grand Forks and continues through Saturday.

Singles
Friday: Emily Tweten, Mandan, def. Katie Riely, Dickinson, 6-1, 6-2. Ireland Jung, D, def. Zacha McKenzie, Ma., 6-1, 6-2. Lauryn Andre, Bismarck High, def. Jung, D, 6-2, 6-0. Sarah Nelson, D, def. Medora Pringle, Jamestown, 6-4, 6-3. Jamie Stoppler, Bismarck Century, def. Nelson, D, 6-2, 6-0.
Singles Consolation
Friday: Nelson, D, def. Hannah Felt, Bismarck Legacy, 6-4, 6-2. Riely, D, def. Joelle Fettig, Minot, 6-3, 6-4. Riely, D, def. Taylor Mattson, Mi., 6-2, 6-4.
Saturday: Nelson, D, def. Riely, D, 6-3, 6-3. Quarterfinals: Jung, D, def. Nelson, D, 6-4, 6-1. Semifinals: Jung, D, def. Emily Tweten, Man., 6-3, 6-3. Fifth place: Raquel Egge, Mi., def. Jung, D, 6-3, 6-3.
Doubles
Friday: Lauren Jorda/Dynae Zubke, D, def. Sierra Knoll/Camaryn Beasley, BL, 6-0, 6-1. Anne Dickson/Carla Maurstad, BC, def. Jorda/Zubke, 6-4, 6-2. Alyssa Henson/Gwen Mathews, Min., def. Cora Knipp/Jaida Harden, D, 6-2,6-1.
Doubles Consolation
Friday: Montoya/Hoggarth, J, def. Knipp/Harden, D, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Saturday: Quarterfinals: Jorda/Zubke, D, def. Richter/Helgeson, B, 6-1, 7-5. Bichler/Nordberg, Bismarck St. Mary’s, def. Jorda/Zubke, D, 6-1, 6-1.

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