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updated: 8/25/2012 9:09 PM

A Stevenson sweep at New Trier Invite

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Lizzy Ettleson and Michelle Tulchinskaya didn't lose a match, and neither did Stevenson's girls tennis team in winning the New Trier invite Saturday.

The Patriots dominated Moline 5-0 and captured 3-2 decisions over Highland Park, Lyons Township and New Trier.

Ettleson and Tulchinskaya won second doubles against both Moline and Lyons, and they teamed up to claim No. 3 doubles against Highland Park. Against New Trier, Ettleson and Kayline Dong won No. 2 doubles, while Tulchinskaya and Caroline Kelmis won a hard-fought third doubles match.

Stevenson's Alexxis Kiven won in straight sets at No. 1 singles against Moline. She and Danielle Vasiliev were winners at No. 1 doubles against Lyons and New Trier. Kelmis was a part of three winning doubles teams.

At Lakes: Mundelein won the quad, getting first-place efforts from Ari Dechter (No. 1 singles), Sara Jump (No. 2 singles), Kelly McCauley/Lucy Cai (No. 1 doubles) and Alina Shumov/Anne Marie Arendt (No. 2 doubles).

Wauconda's Jena Heck and Ally Kleiner captured third doubles.

Mundelein's 12 points were three more than runner-up Wauconda, with Lakes (7 points) third and Zion-Benton (2) fourth.

Runner-up performances were turned in by Lakes' Stephanie Lass (No. 1 singles), Wauconda's Kacey Cabanban (No. 2 singles), Wauconda's Nicole Egorov/Maggie LePage (No. 1 doubles), Wauconda's Megan Grobelny/Lexie Kraus (No. 2 doubles) and Lakes' Hannah Urban/Geena Paoli (No. 3 doubles).

At Oak Park schools: Carmel captured wins over Fenwick (6-1), Joliet Catholic (7-0) and Bishop McNamara (6-0).

The Corsairs received 3-0 performances from Brienne Minor (No. 1 singles), Kathleen Felicelli/Michelle Kannenberg (No. 1 doubles), Maclain Edwards/Emily Rhine (No. 2 doubles), Maddie O'Donnell/Megan Sullivan (No. 3 doubles) and Julia Koukol/Ruthie Firnbach (No. 4 doubles).

"Wonderful day," Carmel coach Nancy Fehn said.

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