CLASS 1A TENNIS: S-M duo in consolation semifinals
MINNEAPOLIS — Staples-Motley’s doubles team of Maggie O'Keefe-Kelsey Zetah lost their first match but won their second to advance to the consolation semifinals in the Class 1A individual tournament Thursday at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
In the first round, O’Keefe, a junior, and Zetah, a sophomore, lost to Janna Juntunen-Sabrina Zimmel of Osakis 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7).
They rebounded in the consolation quarterfinals to beat Kristen Brandhagen-Rachel Kamath of Rochester Lourdes 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3.
O’Keefe-Zetah will play Patricia Ott-Kelle Thompson (Lac qui Parle Valley) at 8 a.m. Friday in the consolation semifinals. The consolation championship is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday.
Class 1A doubles
First round: Maggie O'Keefe-Kelsey Zetah (Staples-Motley) def. Janna Juntunen-Sabrina Zimmel (Osakis) 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7)
Consolation quarterfinals: O'Keefe-Zetah def. Kristen Brandhagen-Rachel Kamath (Rochester Lourdes) 5-7, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3