Tigers end season at regional
October 16, 2017
The Douglas High girls tennis team saw its season end on Friday with a pair of losses during the Northern 4A Region Tournament quarterfinals in Reno.
Kari Coziahr in singles as well as the doubles team of Shelby Casaus and Kelsey Carlson won their second-round matches Friday morning to advance to the quarterfinal round, where they both lost to No. 2 seeds during tournament play at Bishop Manogue High School. Coziahr lost to Reno's Celeste Parker 6-2, 6-1, while Carlson and Casaus lost to Galena's Ally Cohen and Amy Eftimoff, 6-0, 6-0.
Earlier in the day, Coziahr defeated Manogue's Rose Berry in three sets, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4. Shelby and Kelsey bested McQueen's Kaylee Moore and Emma Warnich in two sets.
In other matches for Douglas on Friday, junior Nikki Alexander fought hard in a 6-4, 6-3 loss to Reed's fourth-seeded Courtney Shinegawa. In doubles, junior Haley Doughty and freshman Natalie Alexander dropped a 6-2, 6-1 to Reno's No. 1 seeded team of Jazlynn Parker and Jill Rovetti. Parker and Rovetti eventually defeated Galena's Cohen and Eftimoff in the championship round, 6-4, 7-6 (5).
NIAA STATEThe top three finishers in the region singles and doubles brackets qualified to play at the NIAA State Championships, presented by the Station Casinos. The state tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas.