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Mira Keeran, Maya Mallavarapu win titles for Cedar Falls

Mira Keeran, Maya Mallavarapu win titles for Cedar Falls

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Cedar Falls got individual titles from Mira Keeran and Maya Mallavarapu as the Tigers captured the West Des Moines Invitational Friday.

Both Keeran and Mallavarapu went 5-0.

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.

Two Tiger doubles teams finished third – Madison Sagers and Malina Amjadi as well as Sriya Kalala and Elena Escalada. Each of those teams went 3-2.

COLUMBUS ROLLS: The Sailors gave up just seven games in six singles matches while beating Oelwein, 8-1, Friday.

Sasha Hyacinth, Avery Hogan and Alli Hagness all had 6-0, 6-0 wins. Hogan and Hagness then combined for a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles for Columbus.

Prep boys’ tennis

WEST DROPS TWO: The Wahawks lost Mississippi Valley Conference matches to Cedar Rapids Prairie and Cedar Rapids Kennedy Friday.

Against Prairie, Nick Reynolds defeated Eli Copeland, 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8) for West’s lone win.

In the loss to the Cougars, Will Klabunde and Camden Schneider won a doubles match over Brady Shea and Mason Reynolds, 6-3, 6-0, and Jackson Schmidt and Cole Jennings also won their doubles match.

Girls’ soccer

GAME WINNER: Senior Arianna Qualls’ second-half goal lifted Cedar Falls to a 1-0 Mississippi Valley Conference win Friday over Iowa City Liberty.

Alena Litzel made three saves to post the shutout as the Tigers improved to 8-4.

WATERLOO FALLS: Iowa City West scored three times in the second half to post a 3-0 win over Waterloo Soccer Friday.

Waterloo dropped to 4-5 with the loss.

Boys’ soccer

XAVIER TOPS WEST: Lincoln Oakley’s second half goal was the difference in a 1-0 Saints’ victory,

Jackison Diamnche made eight saves for the Wahawks who dropped to 9-6.

LIBERTY IN OT: Matthew Iehl scored twice in the first half for Cedar Falls, but the Lightning forced overtime with two in the second half and eventually won, 3-2, in 2 overtimes.

Cedar Falls dropped to 12-3 with the loss.


Prep boys


Singles: J.T. McCrea (CRP) def. Will Klabunde 6-1, 6-2, Nick Reynolds (West) def. Eli Copeland 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 (10-8), Nate Renner (CRP) def. Connor Heuthorst 6-2, 6-3, Jaden Limondin (CRP) def. Camden Schneider 6-1, 6-1, Ryan Mitchell (CRP) def. Jackson Schmidt 6-1, 6-1, Nathan Alldredge (CRP) def. Cole Jennings 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles: McCrea-Copeland (CRP) def. Klabunde-Reynolds 6-2, 7-5, Limondin-Mitchell (CRP) def. Heuthorst-Schneider 6-1, 6-0, Alldredge-O. Mason (CRP) def. Schmidt-Jennings 6-2, 6-2.


Singles: Parker Sprague (CRK) def. Klabunde 6-1, 6-0, Will Barker (CRK) def. Reynolds 5-7, 6-1, 1-0 (10-5), Carter Vander Zee (CRK) def. Heuthorst 6-4, 6-3, Jack Novak (CRK) def. Schneider 6-2, 6-0, Seth Woods (CRK) def. Schmidt 6-1, 6-3, Darek Kayser (CRK) def. Jennings 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles: Kyle-Crock-Carson Lane (CRK) def. Heuthorst-Reynolds 6-0, 6-1, Klabunde-Schneider (West) def. Brady Shea-Mason Reynolds 6-3, 6-0, Schmidt-Jennings (West) def. Lane Herridge-J.S.D 6-3, 6-2.

Prep girls


Singles: Sasha Hyacinth (Col) def. Morgan Alber 6-0, 6-0, Avery Hogan (Col) def. Laney Smith 6-0. 6-0, Alli Hagness (Col) def. Dani Gerstenburger 6-0, 6-0, Rachel Hollen (Col) def. Molly Trembler 6-0, 6-2, Bella Nelson (Col) def. Kaylie Stewart 6-0, 6-1, Sydney Gardner (Col) def. Lauren Hamilton 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: Hogan-Hagness (Col) def. Alber-Smith 6-0, 6-0, Hollen-Nelsno (Col) def. Gerstenburger-Trembler 6-2, 6-0, Stewart-Hamilton (Oel) def. Gardner-Isabelle Noland 6-4, 7-5.


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