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Boys Tennis: Tech toughs out win in Brainerd


Lenka Zelinska was stressed.

It wasn’t from the larger-than-normal crowd watching her No. 1 singles match Friday at Brainerd High School.

It was from her opponent — Riley Bates.

In the first match between the two, Bates rebounded from a first-set loss to beat Zelinska 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 on April 27.

This time it was Zelinska’s turn to start slow and then heat up. The female foreign exchange student topped Bates 0-6, 6-4, 6-3 in Brainerd’s 4-3 loss to St. Cloud Tech.

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Jermey Millsop
My career at the Brainerd Dispatch began May 11, 1999 after graduating from North Dakota State University. My areas of emphasis includes local high school sports, Central Lakes College, the lakes area golf mecca and once a year I dabble in the NHRA when the Lucas Oil Nationals come to Brainerd International Raceway.
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