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Red Arrow netters fall to Eagles

Lowell’s league record dropped to 1-1 as the Red Arrow girls’ tennis team fell to Grand Rapids Christian 6-2.

Lowell’s Kelly Trapp and Kelsey Wittenbach picked up Lowell’s only match wins in singles play. Trapp defeated Alex Hartman 6-2, 6-0 in number one singles. While, Wittenbach, fourth singles, upended Carrie Witte in straight sets 6-3, 6-2.

Over the weekend, in a tournament at Caledonia, the Red Arrows finished third. Catholic Central claimed top honors with 20 points, followed by Caledonia 12; Lowell 10; and Coopersville  5.

Wittenbach once again enjoyed success as she won the championship at fourth singles.Trapp was runner-up at first singles as was Lowell’s third doubles team of Molly Willemstein and Jessica Lewis.

Grand Rapids Christian 6, Lowell 2


2. Abby Long (Grand Rapids Christian) def.Morgan Rogalke (Lowell) 6-4, 6-0
3. Paulina Heule (Grand Rapids Christian) def.Brynlee Pomper (Lowell) 6-1, 6-0


  1. Kaitlyn Chiazza & Erin Shields (Grand Rapids Christian) def. Kelsey Mankel & Abby Rogalke (Lowell) 6-2,6-2
  2. Brittany Poppen & Molly Tiesenga (Grand Rapids Christian) def.Breana McKendrick & Raechel Stougaard (Lowell) 1-6, 7-6(3), 6-4
  3. Kate VanTuinen & Sam Wilson (Grand Rapids Christian) def. Jessica Lewis & Molly Willemstein (Lowell) 6-2, 6-0
  4. Bri Kreuze & Taylor Schuiteman (Grand Rapids Christian) def.Ellie Fitzpatrick & Maddie Willemstein (Lowell) 6-2, 6-0