The Tigers (11-6) jumped on Cedar Rapids Jefferson with a three-goal first half.
In a back-and-forth battle, the Tigers got a win at No. 1 doubles from Mira Keeran and Maya Mallavarapu, 6-2, 6-2, over Katherine Zylstra and Katelyn Koch, to clinch the victory, 5-2.
CEDAR FALLS – The Cedar Falls girls’ tennis team qualified for the Class 2A state tournament with a pair of 5-0 victories Saturday in a region…
Sailors advanced two singles players -- Sasha Hyacinth and Bre Phillips as well as Butler and Hogan to the Class 1A state tennis tournament on June 2-3 in Waterloo.
Keeran scored huge wins over top-ranked players Abbie Peterson of Ankeny Centennial, 4-0, 4-0, and Allison Szalay of West Des Moines Dowling, 4-3, 4-1, en route to her title. Mallavarapu swept three of her opponents and lost just six game six games total on the day.
Five Cedar Falls girls’ tennis players scored 6-0, 6-0 wins Tuesday as the Tigers blanked Linn-Mar, 9-0, in a Mississippi Valley Conference meet.
Jack Nolting won a tight match over Cole Jennings at No. 5 singles, 10-7, in a strong showing by Waterloo Columbus in a 9-0 victory over Waterloo West Monday in a boys’ metro tennis meet at the Brynes Park Tennis Courts.
BETTENDORF – Seventh-ranked Cedar Falls downed fifth-ranked Ankeny Centennial in a boys’ tennis action Saturday, 6-3.