Helena High girls tennis sweeps; Bengal boys, both Capital teams split vs Kalispell teams

The Helena High girls tennis team took third last season at the Class AA state tournament and got the 2022 season off to a solid start with a pair of dual wins over Glacier and Flathead Friday in Helena.

Against Flathead, all of Helena’s singles players won by default and then the Bengals took three of the four doubles matches to win 7-1. McKayla Brown and Kenzie Criswell won their doubles match for Helena 6-1, 6-3, while Paisley Karlin and Clara Kiser won in straight sets. Ayla Silvonen and Brynn Woodmansey won by default.