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Women of Troy clinch division title

West High’s Jessica Moonjely returns the ball Tuesday, May 8, at home against Dubuque Senior. Moonjely, a sophomore, defeated Ella Hartel, 10-0, and the Women of Troy defeated the Rams, 8-1, to remain undefeated.(photo by Chris Umscheid)

IOWA CITY– The Iowa City West High Women of Troy varsity tennis team clinched the Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) Mississippi Division championship Tuesday, May 8, after defeating Dubuque Senior, 8-1, in the final conference match of the 2018 season. West High ended conference play with a 13-0 record and was 14-0 overall ahead of a Thursday, May 10, makeup match, rescheduled from April 7 due to weather, at home against non-conference foe Bettendorf.
The postseason began Saturday, May 12, and continued Wednesday, May 16. West High faces the winner of a Davenport North and Davenport Central contest on Saturday, May 19, at home, starting at 9 a.m. in a Region 3 semifinal. The regional final is set for 1 p.m. that afternoon.
Postseason play continues on Tuesday, May 22; Thursday, May 31; Friday, June 1; Saturday, June 2; and concludes Tuesday, June 5, with the state coed tournament at the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex in Ankeny.
Singles
Emma Koch (ICW) def. Natalie Kaiser, 10-0
Audrey Koch (ICW) def. Riley O’Donnell, 10-0
Jessica Moonjely (ICW) def. Ella Hartel, 10-0
Vivian Mitchell (ICW) def. Elle McDonnell, 10-1
Caroline Chandler (ICW) def. Amelia Ries, 10-1
Meg Moreland (ICW) def. Maddie Sampson-Brow, 10-0
Doubles
Koch/Koch (ICW) def. Kaiser/O’Donnell, 10-0
Chandler/Moreland (ICW) def. Hartel/McDonnell, 11-9
Ries/Maddie Sampson-Brow (DS) def. Grace Brusegaard/Natalie Katz, 10-8