Prep Girls Tennis

Prep Roundup: QND takes fifth at Central Illinois Invitational

Posted: Sep. 1, 2018 7:55 pm

The Quincy Notre Dame girls tennis team took fifth in the 16-team Central Illinois Invitational at Sacred-Heart Griffin in Springfield on Saturday.

Clair Moore was QND's top performer, finishing in third place in No. 1 singles with a record of 3-1. After winning her first two matches, Moore lost in the semifinals to No. 2 seed Hannah Macias from Alton 7-5, 6-0, then bounced back by defeating Sacred Heart-Griffin's Vaeria Pozo 6-2, 6-2.

The doubles team of Jamie Steinkamp and Allison Steinkamp took fifth place at No. 1 doubles, and Abigail Ley plaecd fifth at No. 2 singles.

Columbia Hickman 9, Hannibal 0: Liz Stilley was the only Pirate to win a set in her No. 3 singles match, a 6-0, 4-6, 10-5 loss to Jamie Barta, during Saturday's match in Columbia, Mo. Blair Burton and Elizabeth Brummell had the closest doubles match, an 8-6 loss.

QHS splits: Quincy High School defeated Springfield 5-4 but lost 6-3 to O'Fallon on Saturday to finish 1-3 during the weekend in Edwardsville. Isabella Trinh picked up victories at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles against Springfield, and Katarina Vrtikapa won at No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles.

Olivia Clayton won twice against O'Fallon, defeating Brooke Holland 6-0, 3-0 at No. 1 singles and pairing up with Trinh to defeat Holland and Sarah Lewis 8-1 at No. 1 doubles. Trinh also won her number two singles match 6-3, 6-1 over Lewis.

QHS 5, Springfield 4


Mya Hofmann (S) d. Olivia Clayton 6-4, 6-3

Isabella Trinh (Q) d. Emma Batterman 6-0, 6-2

Anushka Narielumla (S) d. Taylor Kruse 6-2, 3-6, 12-10

Katarina Vrtikapa (Q) d. Sina Smith 7-6, 7-6

Jillian Rogers (S) d. Emily Klinner 6-4, 1-6, 10-8

Emma Staff (Q) d. Ashta Nimavat 6-2, 6-2


Clayton/Trinh (Q) d. Hofmann/Batterman 8-4

Narielumla/Smith (S) d. Knuse/Staff 9-7

Vrtikapa/Klimmer (Q) d. Rodgers/Nimavat 8-4

O'Fallon 6, QHS 3


Olivia Clayton (Q) d. Brooke Holland 6-0, 3-0

Isabella Trinh (Q) d. Sarah Lewis 6-3, 6-1

Elle Schur (OF) d. Taylor Kruse 6-2, 6-1

Makenzie Pitts (OF) d. Katarina Vrtikapa 6-4, 6-4

Brooke Riggan (OF) d. Emily Klinner 6-2, 6-4

Morgan Keefe (OF) d. Emma Staff 4-6, 7-5, 10-8


Clayton/Trinh (Q) d. Holland/Lewis 8-1

Schur/Pitts (OF) d. Kruse/Staff 8-2

Riggan/Keefe (OF) d. Klinner/Vrtikapa 8-4

Columbia Hickman 9, Hannibal 0


Mirra Manolov (C) d. Sascha Pauly, 6-0, 6-1

Christina Hua (C) d. Blair Burton, 6-0, 6-3

Jamie Barta (C) d. Liz Stilley, 6-0, 4-6, 10-5

Grace Urban (C) d. Elizabeth Brummell, 6-0, 6-1

Kaitlyn Hartnagel (C) d. Jaspreet Kandola, 6-1, 6-0

Kathryn Rothermich (C) d. Kaylee Dissel, 7-5, 6-0


Manolov-Hua (C) d. Pauly-Stilley, 8-0

Barta-Collings (C) d. Burton-Brummell. 8-6

Hartnagel-Rothermich (C) d. Kandola Dissel, 8-1

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