Shakopee girls tennis

The girls tennis season has come to an end for the Shakopee Sabers.

The Sabers were eliminated from the Class 2A, Section 2 north subsection singles and doubles tournament on Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College.

Shakopee eighth-grader Lily Allen won one match for the Sabers in the tournament.

Allen opened the singles tournament with a 6-2, 6-0 win against Chanhassen freshman Samantha Von Rentzell.

The season ended in the next round for Allen as she lost 3-6, 0-6 to Minnetonka sophomore Emily Jurgens.

Shakopee’s other singles player Delaney Jossart lost 4-6, 6-7 (3-7) to Orono’s Belle Anderson in her only match of the playoffs.

Shakopee’s top doubles team of Megan Guckeen and Isabelle Yun went 1-1 in the playoffs. They opened with a 6-1, 6-0 win against Chanhassen’s Natasha Gauerke and Savannah George.

They were eliminated from the playoffs when they lost 2-6, 2-6 to Prior Lake’s Nic Keller and Tianna Houske.

Shakopee seniors Akshi Arun and Aavni Varadhan lost to the Minnetonka’s Annika Elvestrom and Sarah Shahbaz 6-0, 6-1 in the first round. Elvestrom and Shahbaz would go on to win the section doubles championship.

Sports editor

Todd Abeln has been the Shakopee and Jordan sports editor for more than 10 years. He enjoys highlight big accomplishments and competitive games. Todd also enjoys golf, softball and watching his kids play baseball, soccer, hockey and basketball.


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