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BOYS TENNIS: Warriors' Zelinska runner-up in subsection

ST. CLOUD — Lenka Zelinska finished second after winning her first two matches and losing her third in the North Subsection 8-2A individual tournament Thursday.

Zelinska is the only Warrior advancing to the individual section tournament Tuesday at St. Cloud Apollo.

In Thursday’s championship match, she lost to St. Cloud Tech’s Riley Bates, 7-6 (7-0), 6-2. It was the third time the two have played, with Bates securing his second win over Zelinska.

Also competing for Brainerd in singles was Bobby Posch, who lost in the opening round.

The Brainerd doubles team of Reno Fussy-DJ Kraemer won their first match but lost in the quarterfinals. Trent Anderson-Gunnar Askegaard lost in the quarterfinals after receiving a first-round bye.

North Subsection 8-2A


Quarterfinals: Lenka Zelinska (Brainerd) def. Curt Meyer (Moorhead) 7-6 (7-4) 6-4;

Semifinals: Zelinska def. Zach Hoggarth (St. Cloud Apollo) 6-3, 6-2;

Championship: Riley Bates (St. Cloud Tech) def. Zelinska 7-6 (7-0), 6-2

Opening round: Gabe Steinwand (Moorhead) def. Bobby Posch (Brainerd) 6-1, 6-0


Opening round: Trent Anderson-Gunnar Askegaard (Brd) bye

Quarterfinals: Mack Wadi-Austin Storm (Alexandria) def. Anderson-Askegaard 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)

Opening round: Reno Fussy-DJ Kraemer (Brd) def. James Ano-Jordan McCall (Apollo) 6-1, 6-1;

Quarterfinals: Luke Zweiner-Chris Mavetz (Tech) def. Fussy-Kraemer 6-1, 6-0

Next: Brainerd in Section 8-2A individual tournament at St. Cloud Apollo 3 p.m. Tuesday.

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