Gael girls edge Cadets

IOWA FALLS – The St. Edmond girls tennis team narrowly escaped with a 5-4 victory over Iowa Falls-Alden here Tuesday.

Winning singles matches for the Gaels were Lily Peterson, Haley Ledford, Rachael Willerth and Maddie Tarbox.

SEHS’s doubles tandem of Peterson and Ledford also came out on top.

“It all came down to Maddie Tarbox playing for about an hour,” said St. Edmond head coach Leah Applebee. “Both Maddie and her opponent were fighting really hard. I’m pretty proud of how we played (Tuesday).”

The Gaels host Ballard on Monday. Action begins at 4 p.m.