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Girls tennis: Moline Sectional preview capsule

Moline Sectional

When: Friday (first round), Saturday (semifinals, finals)

Where: Moline High School

Local teams: Dixon, Newman, Sterling

Other teams: Alleman, Galesburg, Geneseo, Kewanee, Moline, Rock Island, United Township

Local singles to watch: Brooke Hendricks, Sterling; Hannah Jakobs, Sterling; Mary Alice Oswalt, Newman

Other singles to watch: Nicole Tyulpa, Rock Island; Olivia Ray, Moline

Local doubles teams to watch: Alyssa Diehl & Courtney Tressel, Dixon; Emily Parsons & Callie Sinn, Sterling

Other doubles teams to watch: Anne Bohnert & Alexandra Kerr, Alleman; Samantha Carr & Anna Teggatz, Rock Island

Outlook: Jakobs is a two-time state qualifier who figures to have a good shot of returning to state, despite playing No. 2 for Sterling behind Hendricks, who is also a contender for state. Oswalt could nab a state berth.

Advancement: Top four singles and doubles finishers advance to state tournament at Buffalo Grove High School, Oct. 18-20

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