The Fairfield Lady Mules tennis team have stayed busy, including a Saturday showing in the Herrin Invitational.
Lainie Milner had their best placing on the day, winning twice and finishing second in the number two singles bracket. She beat players from Benton and Herrin to win her pool, then lost to Marion in the championship.
In doubles play, Karigan Harvey and Brittany Titzer picked up one win the number one doubles bracket. In the number two doubles bracket, Cassidy Webb and Lainie Kunce dropped both their pool play matches, but then beat Carmi tandem in the fifth place match.
Herrin Tennis Invitational
N. Szieki, Marion, def. Adriana Munoz, F, 6-0, 6-1.
A. Webb, Vienna, def. Munoz, F.
Jordan, Herrin JV, def. Munoz, F.
Lainie Milner, F, def. M. Goostree, Benton, 0-6, 6-3, 10-8.
Milner, F, def. H. Franklin, Herrin, 6-1, 6-2.
Bruce, Marion, def. Milner, F, 6-2, 6-0.
Weber/Nesler, Herrin, def. Karigan Harvey/Brittany Titzer, F, 6-2, 6-3.
Harvey/Titzer, F, def. Diederich/Newlin, Marion, 7-5, 4-6 10-8.
Younger/Kreiner, Benton, def. Harvey/Titzer, F, 6-2, 6-3.
K. Watson/S. Arnold, M, def. Cassidy Webb/Lainie Kunce, F, 6-1, 6-1.
J. Eickelman/C. Hill, Benton, def. Webb/Kunce, F, 6-4, 7-5.
Webb/Kunce, F, def. L. Smith/K. Milligan, Carmi, 1-6, 7-6 (8), 11-9.
H. Trout/K. Rooney, Carmi, def. Alli Hooper/Tegan Ruhl, F, 6-3, 6-4.
M. Haloftis/B. Mason, Waterloo, def. Hooper/Ruhl, F, 6-1, 6-3.
M. Grish/E. Waybright, Herrin, def. Hooper/Ruhl, 2-6, 7-5, 10-2.
Fairfield was back in action on Monday against Mt. Vernon. The Lady Rams swept doubles play, after a split in singles play for a 6-3 win.
Titzer won in the number threes match, 7-6 (7), 6-1. Alli Hooper knocked off Haylie Young, 6-4, 6-2.
The other win came from Alexis Worthey in the number six slot, 6-1, 6-3.
Mt. Vernon 6, Fairfield 3
1—Cammy Conley, MV, def. Milner, F, 6-0, 6-0.
2—Samantha Montgomery, MV, def. Munoz, F, 6-0, 6-0.
3—Brittany Titzer, F, def. Emma Maxey, MV, 7-6 (7), 6-1.
4—Carlie Barban, MV, def. Ella Thomas, F, 7-6 (5), 6-3.
5—Hooper, F, Haylie Young, MV, 6-4, 6-2.
6—Alexis Worthey, F, def. Jillian Launay, MV, 6-1, 6-3.
Conley/Maxey, MV, def. Harvey/Titzer, F, 11-9.
Montgomery/Barban, MV, def. Kunce/Webb, F, 10-4.
Young/Launay, MV, def. Victoria Fox/Ruhl, F, 10-4.
The Lady Mules had two wins against Carmi, both in singles play, for a 7-2 team loss.
Titzer defeated Hannah Lueke, 10-4, in the three spot. Worthey won again, beating Kadee Milligan, 11-9.
Carmi 7, Fairfield 2
1—Marie Blankenberger, CWC, def. Milner, F, 10-8.
2—Jasmine Smith, CWC, def. Munoz, F, 10-1.
3—Titzer, F, def. Hannah Lueke, CWC, 10-4.
4—Kaeli Burchfield, CWC, def. Ella Thomas, F, 10-7.
5—Liberty Smith, CWC, def. Hooper, F, 10-6.
6—Alexis Worthey, F, def. Kadee Milligan, CWC, 11-9.
1—Blankenberger/Burchfield, CWC, def. Harvey/Titzer, F, 10-7.
2—Hnnah Lueke/J. Smith, CWC, def. Kunce/Webb, F, 10-1.
3—L. Smith/Milligan, CWC, def. Fox/Ruhl, F, 10-2.