Wednesday sports briefs: Tennis, soccer both swept
The Wildcat girls’ tennis and soccer teams both had rough days Tuesday, Sept. 3, as the netters dropped a 7-0 decision to undefeated Eau Claire Memorial and the booters were blanked, 5-0, by Chippewa Falls.
Eau Claire Memorial, the four-time defending Big Rivers Conference champions, swept the Wildcats in straight sets with the closest match coming at no. 3 doubles where River Falls’ Leah Scott and Lexi Ronnestrand lost 6-3, 7-6.
In Big Rivers Conference soccer action in Chippewa Falls, the Cardinals scored two first half goals and tacked on three after intermission to hand the Wildcats their second straight setback. Chippewa Falls improved to 5-0 overall, 1-0 in BRC play, while the Wildcats slipped to 4-2, 1-2 in conference play.