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Wolverine tennis swept by Casper teams to close out regular season

Sep 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor

The Riverton Wolverines lost to Casper Kelly Walsh and Casper Natrona

Saturday to end the regular season for tennis

Playing on their home courts, the two Casper schools swept RHS 5-0 in both boys and girls play.

Against Casper Natrona, the RHS team of Reed Axthelm and Dallin North pushed Conor Franklands and Mike Langmade to the limit.

Natrona won the first set 6-2 before Axthelm and North picked up the second set 6-4.

The Natrona pair won the tiebreaker 7-5 for the win.

RHS started the North regional tournament Friday in Green River.

Sheridan, Powell, Natrona, Kelly Walsh, Jackson, Cody and Gillette make up the field.

Results from Casper Natrona, Kelly Walsh


Casper Natrona 5, Riverton 0

No. 1 singles -- Crystal Gallup, Natrona, def. Alex Verosky, 6-2, 6-2.

No. 2 singles -- Tristyn Phillips, Casper Natrona, def. Fallin Richmond,

6-2, 6-1.

No. 1 doubles -- Julianne Soler/Jacyln Soler, Natrona, def. McKenna

Christopherson/Andrea Roseno, 6-1, 6-2.

No. 2 doubles -- Jordn Jennings/Mariah Spearman, Casper Natrona, def.

Linh Nguyen/Jessica Makkin, 6-0, 6-0.

No. 3 doubles -- Lilly Lower/Lydia Gallup, Casper Natrona, def. Rebekah

Branson/Alyssa McDonald, 6-0, 6-1.

Casper Kelly Walsh 5, Riverton 0

No. 1 singles -- Allyn Harris, Kelly Walsh, def. Alex Verosky, 6-3, 6-0.

No. 2 singles -- Raelyn Malson, Kelly Walsh, def. Fallin Richmond, 6-3,


No. 1 doubles -- Ally Richards/Kelli Bennion, Kelly Walsh,, def. McKenna

Christopherson/Alyssa McDonald, 6-1, 6-4.

No. 2 doubles -- Emily Reish/McKenzie Chadderdon, Kelly Walsh, def. Linh Nguyen/Jessica Makkin, 6-0, 6-2.

No. 3 doubles -- Casey Hubbard/Kristen Boothe, Kelly Walsh, def. Rebecca Branson/Victoria Scheuber, 6-0,


Casper Natrona 5, Riverton 0

No. 1 singles -- Spenser Dexter, Casper Natrona, def. David Gard, 6-4, 6-1.

No. 2 singles -- Andreas Degraeve, Casper Natrona, def. Bradley Branson,

6-3, 6-1.

No. 1 doubles -- Jake Schmidt/Hunter Kuhn, Casper Natrona, def. Jon

Fraley/Virgil Morrison, 6-0, 3-6, 6-0.

No. 2 doubles -- Sam Rodosevich/Jake Pierce, Casper Natrona, def. Than

Esposito/Ryan Childers, 6-3, 6-1.

No. 3 doubles -- Conor Franklands/Mike Langmade, Casper Natrona def.

Reed Axthelm/Dallin North, 6-2, 4-6, 6-6 (7-5).

Kelly Walsh 5, Riverton 0

No. 1 singles -- Bryan Jungie, Kelly Walsh, def. David Gard, 6-0, 6-2.

No. 2 singles -- Jake Campbell, Kelly Walsh, def. Bradley Branson, 6-2, 6-2.

No. 1 doubles -- Chris Hawley/Zach Taylor, Kelly Walsh, def. Jon

Fraley/Virgil Morrison, 6-1, 6-3.

No. 2 doubles -- Tom Ladd/Nathan Woodward, Kelly Walsh, def. Than Esposito/Ryan Childers, 6-2, 6-2.

No. 3 doubles -- Ethan Applegate/Tucker Bower, Kelly Walsh, def. Reed Axthelm/Dallin North, 6-2, 6-0.

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