By John Lachmann
Villa Madonna eighth-grader Elizabeth Nester remained unbeaten on the season as Villa Madonna blanked Boone County, 5-0 on Friday.
Nester won all 12 of her games at third singles.
O. Nester def. Volpenhein, 6-1, 6-1; Desmarais def. Hare, 7-5, 6-4; E. Nester def. Utz, 6-0, 6-0; Sells-Yousuf def. Herrera-Combs, 6-3, 6-0; O’Connor-Pahlevani def. Andrikus-Williams, 6-0, 6-2. RECORD: Villa Madonna 3-1.
COOPER 5, HOLY CROSS 0 – Sophomore Erin Mogus extended her personal winning streak to four matches in the Jaguars’ win.
Jackson def. Goetz, 6-2, 6-3; Goodrich won by forfeit; Mogus def. Koop, 6-1, 6-0; Zimmer-Newport def. Bakes-Atkinson, 6-0, 6-0; Day-Large def. Blanchet-Slater, 6-2, 6-1. RECORDS: Cooper 3-1, Holy Cross 0-3.
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