Luther, Aquinas, West Salem tennis athletes reach individual state tournament

Luther, Aquinas, and West Salem girls tennis all have athletes who punched tickets to the state tournament thanks to strong play at their Division 2 sectional run at Altoona.

Luther’s top doubles duo of Sarah Hoffe and Cassie Warren won their championship flight match over Altoona’s duo in straight sets (6-1, 6-1). Aquinas duo Amelia Topolski and Morgan Thill, as well as West Salem duo Julie Krien and Josie LaJuenesse, also finished in the top four in their flight to advance to state.

Aquinas No. 1 singles Fiona O’Flaherty took second in the top singles flight to advance.¬†Freshman Danica Silcox won the flight No. 2 singles championship. The flight two doubles team of senior Ella Reichenbacher and freshman Charlene Gauger will join them won their sectional championship.