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Area Girls Tennis: Pierz falls to top-seeded Foley

FOLEY — The No. 4 seeded Pierz Pioneers suffered a 7-0 loss at No. 1 seeded Foley in the semifinals of the South Subsection 7-1A team tournament Monday, ending their regular season with a record of 8-12.


No. 1: Abby Kantor (F) def. Tarynn Kasper 2-6, 4-6

No. 2: Hattie Scott (F) def. Kiah Marschel 1-6, 2-6

No. 3: Mackenzie Bowland (F) def. Kelsey Moulzolf 3-6, 3-6

No. 4: Kayla Melver (F) def. Nikki Hoheisel 1-6, 0-6


No. 1: Alycia Chmielewski-Emily Erickson (F) def. Abby Bujalski-Sara Schlegel 1-6, 6-4, (10-12)

No. 2: Lizzy Latterell-Sarah Dotzler (F) def. Becca Froelich-Stephanie Brill 2-6, 3-6

No. 3: Danae Wennerberg-Austin Gorecki (F) def. Morgan Waytashek-Emily O’Kroi 5-7, 4-6

Overall: Prz 8-12. Next: Pierz in South Subsection 7-1A team tournament at Duluth 9 a.m. Monday.

■ Virginia 5, Aitkin 2

VIRGINIA — Claire Browning recorded a victory at No. 1 singles as the No. 3 seeded Aitkin Gobblers lost 5-2 to No. 2 seeded Virginia in the semifinals of the North Subsection 7-1A team tournament Monday.

The doubles team of Malinda Lahmann-Sharbonda-Lisa Anderson were champions at No. 1 for the Gobblers as they finish their season 6-12.


No. 1: Claire Browning (A) def. Brylee Seitz 7-5, 6-4

No. 2: Taylor Gunderson (V) Elise Courtemanche 6-2, 6-2

No. 3: Alayna Starr (V) def. Marissa Kinzer 6-3, 7-6, (8-6)

No. 4: Jennifer Virant (V) def. Megan Lawson 6-1, 6-1


No. 1: Malinda Lahmann-Sharbonda-Lisa Anderson (A) def. Jess Berglund-Amy Rice (injury default)

No. 2: Juliann Perala-Kelsey Norlander (V) def. Amy Chalich-Tayor Smith 6-4, 62

No. 3: McKenzie Phelps-Jill Westerbur (V) def. Paige Westerlund-Alexis Liljenquist 6-1, 6-0

Overall: A 6-12. Next: Aitkin in North Subsection 7-1A individual tournament at Virginia 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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