Girls Tennis: Lady Hubs shut out against Ottawa

Senior Torrin Nantz hits a forehand shot for the Rochelle Lady Hub varsity tennis team during Tuesday's match against Ottawa. (Photo by Russell Hodges)

Pirates take down Rochelle netters 5-0

ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Lady Hub varsity tennis team hosted an Interstate 8 Conference match against Ottawa on Tuesday, falling 5-0 to remain winless in conference action. The Lady Hubs (2-4, 0-3 Interstate 8) will return to the court on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. against Sterling.

Junior Elin Zheng took two games in an 0-6, 2-6 loss against Emma Cushing at the No. 1 singles court, while senior Abby Tarvestad earned one game in a 1-6, 0-6 loss to Layne Krug at the No. 2 doubles court. Seniors Torrin Nantz and Francesca Williams claimed one game in a 0-6, 1-6 loss against Jenna Smithmeyer and Rylee O’Fallon at the No. 1 doubles court.

Seniors Bailey Jackson and Marisa Whaley secured two games in a 0-6, 2-6 loss against Isabel Heimsoth and Emma Walker at the No. 2 doubles. Senior Maleah Pointer and sophomore Riley Doyle won a team-best three games in their 2-6, 1-6 loss to Mika Moreland and McKenzie Eichelkraut at the No. 3 doubles court.