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Warrior Tennis: Brainerd drops two

Ryan Bell won at singles and Reno Fussy-Lenka Zelinska and Parker Sundquist-Kyle Helmberger won doubles matches for the Brainerd Warriors in a 4-3 loss to Hibbing in the Brainerd triangular Saturday at Brainerd High School.

Brainerd shuffled their lineup even more in a 5-2 loss to Thief River Falls. Reno Fussy-DJ Kraemer and Parker Sundquist-Jed Rusk won doubles matches.

Brainerd will enter the postseason with an 11-5 record

Hibbing 4, Brainerd 3.


No. 1: Mike Fontana (H) def DJ Kraemer 6-1, 6-2.

No. 2: Aden Casey (H) def Bobby Posch 6-1, 6-4.

No. 3: Jeff Perunovich (H) def Luke Jacobsen 6-3, 6-1.

No. 4: Ryan Bell (B) def Scotty Perunovich 6-1, 6-2.


No. 1: Adam Johnson-Joe Anderson (H) def Gunnar Askegaard-Trent Anderson 6-3, 6-3.

No. 2: Reno Fussy-Lenka Zelinska (B) def Taylor Persson-Jake Bestul 6-4, 6-2.

No. 3: Parker Sundquist-Kyle Helmberger (B) def Jake Gielen-Jake Jolowsky 6-4, 7-5.

Thief River Falls 5, Brainerd 2.


No. 1: David Szeto (TRF) def Bobby Posch 6-4, 6-0.

No. 2: Chris Borseth (TRF) def Ryan Bell 6-1, 6-3.

No. 3: Nathan Bates (TRF) def Kyle Johnson 6-1, 6-0.

No. 4: Jorde Hutton (TRF) def Kyle Helmberger 7-6 (7-4), 3-6 (7-5).


No. 1: Fabian Tunberg-Logan Engelstad (TRF) def Gunnar Askegaard-Parker Sundquist 6-3, 6-1.

No. 2: Reno Fussy-DJ Kraemer (B) def Tanner Nessen-Hunter Blowers 6-2, 3-6 (7-1).

No. 3: Parker Sundquist-Jed Rusk (B) def Cullen Horien-Sam Olson 6-2, 6-4.

Overall: Brd 11-5. Next: Brainerd in North Subsection 8-2A team tournament at Brainerd 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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