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Tennis team falls to Roseville, Stillwater

In two competitive Suburban East Conference tennis matches, the Hastings girls have come out on the wrong side of 5-2 scores.

Hastings lost its opener to Roseville on Thursday, 5-2. On Tuesday, Hastings lost to the No. 9 ranked team in the state from Stillwater, 5-2.

"The girls are fighting hard and practicing well," coach Craig Raway said. "The results will come."

In the opener against Roseville, Hastings got a win at first singles from Jill Weinzettel, who cruised 6-1, 6-1.

At second singles, Anna Foster lost 6-2, 7-6.

At third singles, Erin Henrichs fell 6-2, 6-0.

At the fourth spot, Telma Roesler lost 7-5, 6-2.

The No. 1 doubles team of Sammy Dabruzzi and Lauren Mattmiller lost a close one in three sets. They lost the first set 6-2, then won the second 6-3 before losing in the third set, 6-4.

The No. 2 team of Katie Roach and Annika Peterson won 6-2, 7-5.

The third team of Bailey Alter and Sara Lund lost 6-2, 6-2.

In the matchup against the highly ranked Ponies, Hastings got both of its wins in singles play. Foster won at second singles, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.

Roesler won at fourth singles, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6.

Weinzettel lost at first singles, 7-6, 6-1, and Henrich lost a close one at third singles, 7-5, 6-3.

In doubles, Dabruzzi and Matmiller lost 6-0, 6-2.

Peterson and Roach lost 6-1, 6-4.

Alter and Lund lost 6-1, 6-4.


Hastings traveled to Duluth earlier this season for a tournament. The Raiders lost all three of their matches there.

Hastings fell to Duluth East (6-1), Virginia (4-3) and White Bear Lake (5-2).

At a tournament in Lakeville, Hastings went 1-2. The Raiders beat Holy Angels (7-0), then fell to Lakeville South (5-2) and Armstrong (6-1).

At their own tournament, the Raiders placed third.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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