Tigers’ tennis team sweeps Durango
The Grand Junction High School tennis team completed another sweep Friday, winning 7-0 at Durango.
Grand Junction’s No. 1 singles player, Maddie Hayduk, outlasted Sloane Phillips in a tough three-set match, 6-7, 6-1, 7-5.
Hayduk improved to 3-2 in dual matches.
At No. 2 singles, Alex Proietti defeated Ellen Southworth 6-1, 6-1, and Samantha Weinberg defeated Sierra Jillard 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.
The doubles action was highlighted by the No. 2 team of Margeaux Prinster and Kylie Pond, who cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 win over Gina Gates and Kelsey Smith.
The Tigers play at Montezuma-Cortez at 10 this morning.
Fruita Monument raced to a 7-1 halftime lead on its way to a 10-2 win at Eagle Valley.
The Wildcats were efficient offensively, taking only two more shots (20-18), but scoring on half of their attempts.
Mikayla Clark scored four goals for Fruita, Jenn Piburn added two and Alex Collins and Pam Stevens each scored one.
Fruita Monument hosts Aspen at 11 this morning at Canyon View Park.
Grand Junction placed fourth at the Sand Creek Invitational with 155 points.
Stuart Shrum won the boys 100-meter dash in 11.26 seconds. Josh Flint was second in the 400 meters in 53.48 and Jonathon Wright was third in the 100 in 11.31.
The Tigers won the 800 relay in 1 minute, 32.54 seconds.
Jamie Derrieux won the girls 100-meter high hurdles in 16.86. Derrieux also finished second in the 300-meter high hurdles in 48.50. The Tigers’ 400 relay team was third in 52.87.