Tennis

High school girls tennis: Woodstock North wins KRC tournament championship

Woodstock North won titles in four brackets to win the Kishwaukee River Conference Girls Tennis Tournament for the fourth consecutive year.

The Thunder finished with 18 points, Marengo had 10, Johnsburg had nine and Woodstock had five.

North got titles in No. 3 singles from Ximena Garcia, and at No. 2 doubles (Jacky Alvarez and and Bethany Lintner), No. 3 doubles (Belinda Mendoza and Sophia Davidson) and No. 4 doubles (Elle Lagerstrom and Marian Syed). The Thunder also got a second and two thirds.

Richmond-Burton sophomore Savannah Webb, who does not have a team to play with and only plays in the postseason, won the No. 1 singles title. Webb took second in her Class 1A sectional last year and finished 4-2 in the state tournament.

Johnsburg’s Jilly Popovich won at No. 2 singles.

Marengo’s Noelle Haas and Ashtyn Martin won at No. 1 singles.

The teams will play in the Class 1A Antioch Sectional on Friday and Saturday for their last tournament of the season.

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