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Tigers sweep visiting Watseka Warriors

Alisa Tangmunarunkit serves during her match against St. Joseph-Ogden in August. On Thursday, she took down Watseka's Ava Swartz in straight sets to lead Urbana to a 9-0 victory. Photo: PhotoNews Media File Photo

URBANA -- The Urbana High School tennis team shut out the visiting Watseka winning all nine regulation matches on Thursday. Finishing under the lights at Blair Park on the newly resurfaced courts, the Tigers dominated all six singles matches.

Standout victories included Lorelie Yau's double-bagel over Lady Warrior Annika Greene and a double breadstick win on the #4 court by Eisla Madigan, who defeated Moriah Pueschell, 6-1, 6-1.

Meanwhile, on the #1 court, Alisa Tangmunarunkit battled her way to a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Watseka's Ava Swartz in the non-conference match.

Later Tangmunarunkit teamed up with Luna Morales at #1 doubles to beat Warriors' Emma Simons and Baler Rigsby in a three-setter, 6-3, 4-6, 10-7.

Next, the Tigers head to the Mattoon Invitational Tennis Tournament this Saturday to compete against the top talent in downstate Illinois.

Box Score

URBANA 9 - WATSEKA 0

Singles:
No. 1 - Alisa Tangmunarunkit, URBANA def. Ava Swartz, WATSEKA 6-4 , 6-4
No. 2 - Luna Morales, URBANA def. Emma Simons, WATSEKA 6-1 , 6-2
No. 3 - Matika Pounginjai, URBANA def. Baler Rigsby, WATSEKA 6-4 , 6-2
No. 4 - Eisla Madigan, URBANA def. Moriah Pueschell, WATSEKA 6-1 , 6-1
No. 5 - Halie Thompson, URBANA def. Sarah Parsons, WATSEKA 6-2 , 6-4
No. 6 - Lorelie Yau, URBANA def. Annika Greene, WATSEKA 6-0 , 6-0

Doubles:
No. 1 - Alisa Tangmunarunkit - Luna Morales, URBANA
def. Emma Simons- Baler Rigsby, WATSEKA 6-3 , 4-6 , 10-7

No. 2 - Halie Thompson - Lorelie Yau, URBANA
def. Moriah Pueschell, WATSEKA - Sarah Parsons, WATSEKA 6-1 , 6-4

No. 3 - Eisla Madigan - Matika Pounginjai, URBANA
def. Annika Greene - Marisa Clark, WATSEKA 6-1 , 6-0

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