Tonight the Kankakee Valley(KV) Lady Kougars 14-3 defeated Rensselaer Central in the Semi Finals of the Crown Point Sectional 4-1. With five seniors on this team the Lady Kougars were deep in experience that any team needs when in Sectional play. Once again Number 2 Singles Kat Miles set the tone for KV defeating Elaine He 6-2, 6-1. Then Doubles play of KV dominated Rensselaer in both spots. Number 1 Doubles Kyla Dykstra and Madi Rowen defeated Kelsey Phillips and Jaci Engleking 6-4, 6-0. Number 2 Doubles Abby Sayers and Christina Birky defeated Holley Johnson and Kiara Britt 6-1, 6-0. Next to finish playing great was Number 3 Singles Aubrey Toppen defeating Jenna Rule 6-3, 6-4. At Number 1 Singles Britney Hoffman fell short in a great match to Ava Jackson 3-6, 5-7. KV moves on the Finals of Sectionals with a record of 15-3.
With Lake Central upsetting Crown Point 3-2 in the other Semi Finals each team was given 30 minutes rest before the Sectional Finals would start.
With Lake Central running high on momentum they were able to defeat our Lady Kougars 5-0.
Number1 Singles Britney Hoffman lost 0-6, 1-6
Number 2 Singles Kat Miles lost 1-6, 2-6
Number 3 Singles Aubrey Toppen lost 1-6, 3-6
Number 1 Doubles Kyla Dykstra & Madi Rowen lost 0-6, 4-6
Number 2 Doubles Abby Sayers & Christina Birky lost 1-6, 2-6
The Lady Kougars finished 15-4 on the season. Winning the South County Invite, second in conference and Sectional runner up, they gained respect of many, as a great tennis team this year!
2017 Individual Results
Number 1 Singles Britney Hoffman 9-12
Number 2 Singles Kat Miles 17-3
Number 3 Aubrey Toppen 20-2
Number 1 Doubles Kyla Dykstra & Madi Rowen 13-6
Number 2 Doubles Abby Sayers & Christina Birky 15-5
Excellent job Ladies!!!