WIAA girls tennis photo: Madison West's Ellie Kaji

Madison West's Ellie Kaji returns a shot in a semifinal match of the Big Eight Conference tournament at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison, Wis., Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. M.P. KING, STATE JOURNAL

M.P. KING

Three Big Eight Conference powers dominated play during Tuesday’s WIAA Division 1 Madison Memorial subsectional, held at Nielsen Tennis Stadium.

State third-ranked Madison West led the scoring with 22 points, with eighth-ranked Madison Memorial and Middleton tied for second with 16 points each. Badger North Conference champion DeForest and Waunakee each scored eight points.

Teams will carry their point totals forward into Thursday’s Waunakee sectional, also to be played at Nielsen Tennis Stadium. The top four finishers at No. 1 singles and doubles, along with the champions at No. 2 singles and doubles, earn automatic WIAA state tournament berths.

West qualified players to the sectional in six of seven flights, led by senior Ellie Kaji (17-10 season record) at No. 1 singles, and senior Laura Nicholas and freshman Abby Bremel (25-2) at No. 1 doubles.

Also qualifiying for West were junior Spencer Harrison (20-8) at No. 3 singles, junior Katie Goetz and sophomore Camille Vadas (24-5) at No. 2 doubles and seniors Olivia O’Dea and Anna Grutzner (25-4) at No. 3 doubles.

Memorial qualified three flights to the sectional, including juniors Devika Kamath and Anna Hubbard (13-10) at No. 1 doubles, sophomore Grace Olson (25-2) at No. 2 singles and sophomore Julia Zhou (28-1) at No. 3 singles.

DeForest’s qualifiers were sophomore No. 1 singles player Cecile Fuchs (30-2) and freshman No. 1 singles player Samantha Fuchs (32-1).

Also qualifying at No. 1 singles were Verona sophomore Meredith Conley (20-5) and Middleton senior Kai Heineman (12-11).

Qualifying at No. 1 doubles were Middleton juniors Michelle Chi and Maddie Clark (13-5) and Waunakee seniors Sierra Bauer and McKenzie Kalscheuer (15-8).

Middleton also qualified freshman Nor Rajpal and sophomore Jessica Pientka (16-2) at No. 2 doubles and sophomores Jada Thomas and Anjleen Kaur (15-3) at No. 3 doubles.

West Bend East sectional

Beaver Dam qualified sophomore Morgan Nelson (24-3) at No. 1 singles, senior Tara Wanie (12-6) at No. 4 singles and all three doubles teams for Thursday’s Oshkosh West sectional at Fox Cities Racquet Club.

Slinger led the subsectional with 20 points, followed by the Golden Bevaers with 16.

Beaver Dam qualified in all three doubles flights: Senior Ashley Sanitar and sophomore Abby Kiesow (16-8) at No. 1, seniors Evie Chitko and Maddie Biel (16-4) at No. 2 and seniors Olivia Zuhlke and Kristi Bird (22-5) at No. 3.


WIAA SUBSECTIONALS

Note: Players advancing to second round in Flight No. 1 and third round in other flights qualify for sectional.

DIVISION 1

MADISON MEMORIAL SUBSECTIONAL

Team scores: Madison West 22; Madison Memorial 16; Middleton 16; DeForest 8; Waunakee 8; Verona 6; Oregon 0; Sauk Prairie 0.

Sectional qualifiers: Madison West 6; Middleton 4; Madison Memorial 3; DeForest 2; Waunakee 2; Verona 1.

No. 1 singlesFirst round: C. Fuchs, D, def. Gerhards, Or, 6-0, 6-0; Heineman, Mid, def. Schuster, Wau, 6-1, 6-3; Kaji, MW, def. Goldstrand, MM, 6-1, 6-2; Conley, V, def. Mack, Sauk, 6-1, 6-0.

No. 2 singlesSecond round: S. Fuchs, D, def. Dettman, Mid, 6-2, 6-1; Olson, MM, def. M. Bremel, MW, 6-0, 6-3. First round: Fuchs def. Blessing, V, 6-0, 6-0; Dettman def. Austria-Kemble, Wau, 6-2, 6-1; Bremel def. Krier, Or, 6-1, 6-0; Olson def. Yanke, SP, 6-1, 6-2.

No. 3 singlesSecond round: Zhou, MM, def. Kim, Mid, 6-0, 6-0; Harrison, MW, def. Hooker, Wau, 6-2, 6-2. First round: Zhou def. Donovan, Or, 6-0, 6-0; Kim def. Miller, D, 6-4, 6-2; Harrison def. Saley, V, 6-2, 6-3; Hooker def. O’Connor, SP, 6-3, 6-1.

No. 4 singlesSecond round: Pagnucci, Wau, def. Williams, D, 6-2, 6-3; Banik, MW, def. Jiang, MM, 6-1, 6-2. First round: Williams def. Depuydt, Or, 6-0, 6-2; Pagnucci def. Samz, V, 6-2, 6-4; Jiang def. Hoffman, Mid, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5; Banik def. Meeker, SP, 6-1, 6-3.

No. 1 doublesFirst round: Nicholas/A. Bremel, MW, def. Ballweg/Querio, SP, 6-0, 6-0; Bauer/Kalscheuer, Wau, def. Anderson/Parker, V, 6-3, 6-1; Kamath/Hubbard, MM, def. Kepler/Fanson, DeF, 6-2, 6-2; Chi/Clark, Mid, def. Choles/Johnson, Or, 6-1, 6-0.

No. 2 doublesSecond round: Rajpal/Pientka, Mid, def. C. Johnson/K. Johnson, V, 6-3, 6-4; Goetz/Vadas, MW, def. Li/Wu, MM, 6-2, 7-5. First round: Rajpal/Pientka def. Ripp/Chaimson, Wau, 6-0, 6-2; C. Johnson/K. Johnson def. Fabian/Maasch, SP, 6-1, 6-3; Li/Wu def. D. Xiong/M. Xiong, D, 6-2, 6-1; Goetz/Vadas, MW, def. Reisdorf/O’Brien, Or, 7-5, 6-0.

No. 3 doublesSecond round: Thomas/Kaur, Mid, def. A. Goldstrand/Wise, MM, 6-3, 7-5; O’Dea/Grutzner, MW, def. Breitbach/Keyes, V, 6-0, 6-4. First round: Thomas/Kaur def. O’Brien/Schulz, 6-1, 6-2; A. Goldstrand/Wise def. Selden/Greenheck, MM, 6-3, 7-5; Breitbach/Keyes, V, def. Nolden/Vue, D, 6-1, 6-3; O’Dea/Grutzner, MW, def. Sowinski/Opshal, Wau, 7-5, 6-2.

WEST BEND EAST SUBSECTIONAL

Team scores: Slinger 20; Beaver Dam 16; Plymouth 10; Hartford 8; West Bend East 8; West Bend West 6; Grafton 4; Port Washington 4.

Sectional qualifiers: Slinger 5; Beaver Dam 5; Hartford 2; West Bend East 2; Grafton 1; Plymouth 1; Port Washington 1; West Bend West 1.

No. 1 singles — Nelson, BD; Jobe, Gra; Johnson, Sli; Larson, WBE.

No. 2 singles — Lambo, Sli; Koenitzer, WBE.

No. 3 singles — Carroll, Hfd; Rhodes, Sli.

No. 4 singles — Wanie, BD; Ragsdale, Sli.

No. 1 doubles — Hilgendorf/Hayes, WBW; Prahl/Woelfel, Ply; Fagan/Herrmann, Hfd; Saniter/Kiesow, BD.

No. 2 doubles — O’Hearn/Schaub, Sli; Chitko/Biel, BD.

No. 3 doubles — Zuhlke/Bird, BD; T. Schueller/C. Schueller, PW.

MONDAY

DIVISION 1 SUBSECTIONALS

STOUGHTON SUBSECTIONAL

Team scores: Oconomowoc, Sun Prairie 20; Monona Grove 14; Stoughton 12; Watertown 8; Madison East 2; Fort Atkinson, Madison La Follette 0.

Sectional qualifiers: Oconomowoc 5; Sun Prairie 5; Monona Grove 3; Stoughton 2; Watertown 2; Madison East 1.

No. 1 singlesFirst round: Sysouvanh, SP, def. Littel, ML, 6-0, 6-0; Eichstaedt, Oc, def. Brekken, Sto, 6-4, 6-0; Rider, ME, def. Doherty, MG, 6-0, 7-6 (3); Budewitz, W, def. Hebbe, FA, 6-0, 6-0.

No. 2 singlesSecond round: Bruemmer, SP, def. Pohlod, Sto, 6-0, 6-0; Tesch, Oc, def. Lee, MG, 6-3, 6-1. First round: Bruemmer def. Sykes, FA, 6-0, 6-0; Pohlod def. Hoffman, ME, 6-1, 6-4; Lee def. Choinski, W, 6-1, 6-0; Tesch def. Hayes, ML, 6-1, 6-0.

No. 3 singlesSecond round: Tews, SP, def. Rippe, Sto, 6-1, 6-1; Kopfer, Oc, def. Dziedzic, MG, 6-0, 6-1. First round: Tews def. Granec, FA, 6-0, 6-0; Rippe def. Stangler, Wau, 6-4, 6-1; Dziedzic def. Decorah, ME, 6-3, 6-2; Kopfer def. Blechl, ML, 6-1, 6-0.

No. 4 singlesSecond round: Feldman, SP, def. Schmutzler, W, 6-3, 6-1; Goetz, Sto, def. Letscher, Oc, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. First round: Feldman def. Bah, ML, 6-0, 6-0; Schmutzler def. Weigel-Sterr, MG, 6-1, 6-0; Goetz def. Monat, ME, 6-0, 6-0; Letscher def. Walling, FA, 6-0, 6-0.

No. 1 doublesFirst round: Newman/Munz, MG, def. Jensen/Trieloff, FA, 6-0, 6-0; Benoy/Fisher, Sto, def. Boals/Zernov, SP, 6-2, 6-4; Krcmaric/Berther, Oc, def. Crawford/Steele, ML, 6-0, 6-1; Bayer/Koepp, W, def. Danick/Patzer, ME, 6-1, 6-0.

No. 2 doublesSecond round: Lindwall/Paulsen, MG, def. Sabel/Rehard, Oc, 7-6 (11-9), 6-2; Vertz/Hilber, SP, def. P. Halverson/K. Halverson, St, 6-2, 6-4. First round: Lindwall/Paulsen def. Evans/Torrega, FA, 6-0, 6-0; Sabel/Rehard def. Cooper/Schleicher, 7-5, 6-3; Vertz/Hilber def. Schmitt/Anderson, ML, 6-4, 6-1; Halverson/Halverson def. Marszal/Carroll, ME, 6-0, 6-0.

No. 3 doublesSecond round: Krcmarik/Tuff, Oc, def. Dorn/Xiong, SP, 6-2, 6-1; DeVault/Ross, MG, def. K. Linskens/S. Linskens, Wat, 6-2, 7-5. First round: Krcmarik/Tuff def. Gess/Baker, FA, 6-1, 6-0; Dorn/Xiong def. Zacharias/Bellefeuille, Sto, 6-3, 6-2; Linskens/Linskens def. Johnson/Plattenburg, ML, 6-1, 6-0; DeVault/Ross def. Koester Jess/Vela, ME, 6-0, 6-1.

BELOIT MEMORIAL SUBSECTIONAL

Team scores: Janesville Craig 22; Lake Geneva Badger 20; Milton 10; Burlington 8; Elkhorn 8; Monroe 6; Janesville Parker 2; Beloit Memorial 0; Delavan-Darien 0.

Sectional qualifiers: Janesville Craig 6; Lake Geneva Badger 5; Milton 3; Elkhorn 2; Burlington 2.

No. 1 singles — First round: Alberts, LGB, def. Karne, BM, 6-0, 6-1; O’Rourke, Mil, def. Cruz, DD, 6-3, 6-2; May. Maslonka, JC, def. Hanley, JP, 6-1, 6-2; Richardson, Elk, def. Setterstrom, Mon, 6-0, 6-1.

No. 2 singlesSecond round: Bloede, LGB, def. Quade, JP, 6-2, 6-0; Sauser, JC, def. Tostrud, Mon, 6-3, 6-4. First round: Bloede def. Kelsey, Bur, 6-4, 6-1; Quade def. Birbaum, Elk, 6-4, 6-4; Tostrud def. Farley, DD, 6-2, 6-4; Sauser def. Van Den Heuvel, Mil, 6-0, 6-1. Pigtail: Kelsey def. Hidalgo, BM, 6-7 (8-6), 3-6, 10-8.

No. 3 singlesSecond round: Novak, Mil, def, Pezza, LGB, 6-6 (7-3), 6-1; Hyzer, JC, def. Sesing, Elk, 6-3, 6-1. First round: Pezza def. McKinney, DD, 6-1, 6-0; Novak def. Lois, Bur, 6-3, 6-1; Sesing def. Towne, Mon, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5; Hyzer def. Avila, BM, 6-3, 6-0. Pigtail: McKinney def. Punzel, JP, 6-2, 6-4.

No. 4 singlesSecond round: Wolf, JC, def. Allen, Mon, 6-3, 6-0; Lebakken, Mil, def. Lyng, LGB, 3-6, 6-2, 7-5. First round: Wolf def. Doloir, DD, 6-1, 6-3; Allen def. Meersman, Elk, 6-2, 7-5; Lebakken def. Zott, Mil, 7-5, 6-3; Lyng def. Schroeder, LGB, 7-5, 6-2. Pigtail: Doloir def. Serviano, BM, 6-1, 6-2.

No. 1 doublesFirst round: Stout/Huerth, LGB, def. Gomez/Gloria, DD, 6-0, 6-0; Christensen/Smith, Elk, def. Choi/Chesebro, Mil, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5; Boyle/Jagodzinski, Bur, def. Signer/Christensen, Mon, 6-4, 6-1; Hainstock/Fukushima, JC, def. Timm/Yerke, JP, 6-2, 6-0. Pigtail: Gomez/Gloria def. Hanna/Sala, BM.

No. 2 doublesSecond round: Ripkey/Anderson, LGB, def. Trost/Page, Elk, 6-2, 6-1; Castillo/Klein, Bur, def. Mya Maslonka/Schroeder, JC, 6-3, 6-3. First round: Ripkey/Anderson def. Tello/Richins, BM, 6-0, 6-0; Trost/Page def. Yang/Church, Mil, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-2); Castillo/Klein def. Bunker/Miller, Mon, 6-2, 6-1; Maslonka/Schroeder def. Porter/Kellogg, JP, 6-1, 6-2. Pigtail: Tello/Richins def. Lawson/Tazelaar, DD, 3-6, 6-4, 11-9.

No. 3 doubles — Second round: Gage/Ritzman, LGB, def. Lucas/Thoman, Mon, 6-1, 6-1; Wang/Leggett, JC, def. Donegan/Matson, Bur, 6-3, 6-1. First round: Gage/Ritzman def. Patel/Moore, BM, 6-0, 6-0; Lucas/Thoman def. Richardson/Goodger, Mil, 6-2, 7-5; Donegan/Matson def. Cook/Timmer, Elk, 6-3, 6-3; Wang/Leggett def. Malphy/Varga, JP, 6-1, 6-2. Pigtail: Patel/Moore def. Stone/Andrada, DD, 6-0, 6-2.

LA CROSSE CENTRAL SUBSECTIONAL

Team scores: La Crosse Central 22, Onalaska 22, Tomah 8, La Crosse Logan 8, Sparta 6, Baraboo 4, Portage 4, Reedsburg 2, Holmen 0.

Sectional qualifiers: La Crosse Central 6, Onalaska 6, La Crosse Logan 3, Tomah 1, Portage 1, Reedsburg 1.

No. 1 singles — First round: Leithold, On, def. Bates, B, 6-0, 6-0; Szymanski, LCL, def. Thao, H, 6-1, 6-1. Hollander, P, def. Howard, LCC, 6-3, 6-1. Conway, T, def. Green, S, 6-1, 6-1.

No. 2 singles — Second round: Laux, On, def. Holcomb, S, 6-3, 6-0; Burelbach, LCC, def. McMullen, T, 6-4, 6-3. First round: Laux def. Andersen, R, 6-0, 6-0; Holcomb def. Warren, P, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3; McMullen def. Keil, LCL, 7-5, 6-2; Burelbach def. Hornberg, H, 6-1, 6-0.

No. 3 singles — Second round: Knobloch, LCC, def. Patel, S, 6-2, 6-2; Brown, On, def. McKinnon, P, 6-3, 6-2. First round: Knobloch def. Krog, T, 6-0, 6-0; Patel def. Rasmussen, H, 6-2, 6-2; McKinnon def. Baldwin, R, 6-0, 6-3; Brown def. Walter, B, 6-3, 6-1.

No. 4 singles — Second round: Luong, LCC, def. Cerda-Reyes, 6-2, 6-0; Endrizzi, LCL, def. Platt, On, 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. First round: Luong def. Uphoff, B, 6-1, 6-0; Cerda-Reyes def. Lene, T, 6-0, 4-6, 6-2; Endrizzi def. Chen, H, 6-1, 6-0; Platt def. McKinnon, 6-1, 6-1.

No. 1 doubles — First round: Garves/Leithold, On, def. Amend/Vorpahl, P, 6-1, 6-0; Buss/McBride, R, def. Anderson/Showers, B, 6-1, 6-4; Hanson/Kudimova, LCL, def. Arch/Bradley, T, 6-1, 7-6; Lund/Livingston, LCC, def. Hoeg/Schmelzer, H, 6-2, 6-1.

No. 2 doubles — Second round: Linebarger/Fleming, LCC, def. Zalewski/Johnson, B, 6-0, 6-1; Schiefelbein/Kalosis, On, def. Kuehl/Batten, T, 6-0, 6-2. First round: Linebarger/Fleming def. Pasch/Ickes, LCL, 6-0, 6-1; Zalewski/Johnson def. Lichte/Miller, R, 6-1, 6-1; Kuehl/Batten def. Sanchez/Muller, S, 6-3, 7-6; Schiefelbein/Kalosis def. Nevala/Ochsner, H, 6-0, 6-2.

No. 3 doubles — Second round: Holman/Nedeegard, LCC, def. Fitzpatrick/Martin, T, 6-2, 6-3; Olson/Munson, On, def. Jacome/Holloway, B, 6-2, 6-0. First round: Holman/Nedeegard def. Bisch/Tamboli, 6-0, 6-0; Fitzpatrick/Martin def. C. Vang/S. Vang, H, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2; Jacome/Holloway def. Ramirez/Matias, 6-1, 6-0; Olson/Munson def. Henke/Kurtenbach, R, 6-0, 6-1.

DIVISION 2

LODI SUBSECTIONAL

Team scores: Lodi 22; Mayville 14; Watertown Luther Prep 12; Waupun 10; Fond du Lac St. Mary’s Springs 8; Beaver Dam Wayland 4; Columbus 2.

Sectional qualifiers: Lodi 6; Mayville 3; Watertown Luther Prep 3; Fond du Lac St. Mary’s Springs 2; Waupun 2; Beaver Dam Wayland 1; Ripon 1.

No. 1 singlesFirst round: Schmitt, WLP, def. Gregerson, Col, 6-2, 6-0; Michels, SMS, def. Schmitt, Wau, 6-4, 6-3; Tyranski, BDW, def. Coehoorn, R, 6-1, 6-4; Furger, Lodi, def. Trost, May, 6-1, 6-1.

No. 2 singlesSecond round: Persike, Lodi, def. Kane, BDW, 7-6 (2), 6-1; Haelberg, May, def. Pattee, Wau, 6-3, 6-2. First round: Persike def. Broring, WLP, 7-6 (2), 6-1; Kane def. Lang, Col, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1; Pattee def. Tank, SMS, 6-2, 6-1; Haelberg def. Schmuhl, R, 6-0, 3-6, 7-6 (8).

No. 3 singlesSecond round: Clapper, Lodi, def. Keach, Wau, 6-4, 6-2; Eckert, WLP, def. Weinberger, Col, 6-1, 6-2. First round: Clapper def. Tyranski, BDW, 6-1, 6-1; Keach def. Schmidt, R, 6-1, 6-2; Eckert def. Boelk, May, 6-1, 6-4; Weinberger def. Greene, SMS, 7-5 (5), 6-4.

No. 4 singlesSecond round: Schellpfeffer, May, def. Ahern, SMS, 6-1, 6-1; Damit, Lodi, def. Schewe, WLP, 6-1, 6-1. First round: Schellpfeffer def. Reiter, Rip, 6-1, 6-0; Ahern def. Buske, Col, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (6); Schewe def. Riel, Wau, 6-0, 6-2; Damit def. Martha, BDW, 6-1, 6-1.

No. 1 doublesFirst round: Alex Armbrust/Anya Armbrust, Lodi, def. Madison/Huseboe, Rip, 6-0, 6-0; Stelsel/Pokorny, Wau, def. Roldan/Beyer, Col, 7-5, 6-1; Wandling/Liska, May, def. Jenswold/Weiting, WLP, 6-2, 6-3; Stone/Hopper, SMS, def. Seufzer/Gorman, BDW, 6-2, 6-3.

No. 2 doublesSecond round: Griffing/McIntyre, Lodi, def. Podbrscek/Steger, May, 6-4, 6-0; Frye/Kounelis, Wau, def. Brannen/Stone, SMS, 7-6 (7), 6-1. First round: Griffing/McIntyre def. St. Maurice/Theilen, Col, 6-0, 6-4; Podbrscek/Steger def. Salas/Holland, Rip, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1; Brannen/Stone def. Nader/Olson, WLP, 6-3, 7-6 (5); Frye/Kounelis def. Garcha/Zigira, BDW, 6-1, 6-1.

No. 3 doublesSecond round: Lewis/Neper, Rip, def. Lee/Beyer, Lodi, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1; Bollmeier/Tremore, WLP, def. Janzer/Boeck, May, 6-2, 6-2. First round: Lee/Beyer def. Ypes Nagy/Davis, BDW, 6-0, 6-0; Lewis/Neper def. Coughlin/Dynes, 6-2, 6-4; Janzer/Boeck def. Zimmer/Pierett, SMS, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3; Bollmeier/Tremore def. VanBuren/Kwakkel, Wau, 6-0, 6-1.

EAST TROY SUBSECTIONAL

Team scores: Madison Edgewood 20; Jefferson 16; East Troy 14; McFarland 14; Walworth Big Foot/Williams Bay 6; Whitewater 6; Edgerton 0; Lake Mills 0.

Sectional qualifiers: Madison Edgewood 5; Jefferson 4; East Troy 2; Walworth Big Foot/Williams Bay 2; Whitewater 2; McFarland 1.

No. 1 singles — Deang, ME; Treder, WW; Graf, J; Heckert, WBF.

No. 2 singles — Hess, ME; Messer, J.

No. 3 singles — Rothwell, ME; Nelson, ET.

No. 4 singles — Olson, McF; Kallsen, J.

No. 1 doubles — Heckert/Klesmith, WBF; Obremski/Budnar-Chapman, MCF; Drake/Kessel, ME; Lindow/Rice, ET.

No. 2 doubles — Verbeten/Slusar, ET; Sonn/Olson, WW.

No. 3 doubles — Drake/Dunn, ME; Meyers/Dinkel, J.

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