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Area Tennis: Gobblers sweep Cloquet

AITKIN — Claire Browning and the doubles team of Lindy Lehman-Sharbonda-Lisa Anderson each picked up wins in their respective No. 1 matches as Aitkin swept Cloquet 7-0 in non conference play Tuesday.

The Gobblers finished the regular season 5-11 and will travel Monday to Virginia for the first round of the section playoffs.


No. 1: Claire Browning (A) def Rachael Collier 6-1, 6-1

No. 2: Elise Courtemanche (A) def Lora Chalich 6-3, 6-1

No. 3: Marissa Kinzer (A) def Rosie Lundquist 7-5, 6-4

No. 4: Megan Lawson (A) def Joanna Harms 6-1, 6-4


No. 1: Lindy Lehman-Sharbonda-Lisa Anderson (A) def Reilley Kedrowski-Alyssa Acheson 6-2, 6-2

No. 2: Amy Chalich-Taylor Smith (A) def Katrina Smith-Brianna Baker 6-3, 6-1

No. 3: Paige Westerlund-Lexi Liljenquist (A) def Abby Wangen-Jade Alvillar 6-4, 1-6, 6-0

Overall: A 5-11. Next: Aitkin at Virginia 3:30 p.m. Monday.

■ Staples-Motley 7,

Long Praire-Grey Eagle 0

LONG PRAIRIE — The Staples-Motley Cardinals geared up for section play next week by shutting out Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 7-0 Tuesday winning all seven matches in straight sets.

It was the fourth straight dual meet shutout for the Cards, who finish the regular season 7-2.


No. 1: Mikayla Wing (SM) def. Lexi Larson 6-1, 7-5

No. 2: Grace Wolhowe (SM) def. Nikki Szech 6-2, 6-1

No. 3: Emily Israelson (SM) def. Brooklyn Levin 6-3, 6-2

No. 4: Sarah Koopmann (SM) def. Abby Ecker 6-4, 6-3


No. 1: Maggie O’Keefe-Kelsey Zetah (SM) def. Laura Geisenhof-Abbey Schultz 6-2, 6-3

No. 2: Brooke Wolhowe-Ann Kautto (SM) def. Jenna Abraham-Payton Long 6-3, 6-3

No. 3: Nikki Edin-Linsey Johnson (SM) def. McKenzie Berth-Tori Roe 6-22, 6-2

Overall: SM 7-2. Next: Staples-Motley in Section 8A tournameent enxt week TBD.

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