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Area Girls Tennis: Four Gobblers head to section tournament

VIRGINIA — Aitkin’s Claire Browning captured the singles championship and three teammates also advanced to the Section 7-1A individual tournament after finishing in the top four of Wednesday’s North Subsection tournament at the Quad Cities Tennis Facility.

Browning beat Eveleth-Gilbert’s Amy Allen 6-1, 6-3 in the singles final.

The Gobblers’ doubles team of Lindy Lahmann-Sharbonda/Lisa Anderson finished third.

Aitkin’s Elise Courtemanche placed fourth in singles.


Claire Browning (Aitkin) def. Hailee Greenwalt (Virginia) 6-0, 6-0

Elise Courtemanche (A) def. Morgan Flaherty (Duluth Marshall) 7-6 (8-6), 6-0

Semifinals: Browning def. Courtemanche 6-2, 6-0

Championship: Browning def. Amy Allen (Eveleth-Gilbert) 6-1, 6-3

Third Place: Cora Delich (EG) def. Courtemanche 6-1, 6-3


Taylor Gunderson-Brylee Seitz (V) def. Marissa Kinzer-Megan Lawson (A) 6-0, 6-1

Lisa Anderson-Lindy Lahmann-Sharbonda (A) def. Madison Maroste-Ashley Koivunen (EG) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Semifinals: Alexia Brascugli-Katelyn Rice (EG) def. Anderson-Lahmann-Sharbonda 7-6 (8-6) 6-0

Third Place: Anderson-Lahmann-Sharbonda def. Amy Rice-Jess Berglund (V) by injury default

Next: Aitkin in Section 7-1A individual tournament at Quad Cities Tennis Facility, Virginia, 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Rangers advance three

to section tournament

MORA — Crosby-Ironton’s Meredith Silgen-Shannon Lundgren won the doubles championship and the Rangers’ Gabrelle Hudrlik finished third in singles at the South Subsection 7-1A individual tournament Wednesday.

The top four singles players and the top four doubles teams advance to next week’s section meet at Virginia.

Silgen-Lundgren beat Foley’s Alycia Chmielewski-Kylee Funk 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) for the title.

Hudrlik lost to Foley’s Hattie Scott 6-1, 6-0 for third place.


Nikki Hoheisel (Pierz) def. Kelsie Undem (Mora) 6-1, 6-2

Gabrelle Hudrlik (C-I) def. Kiah Marschel (Prz) 6-2, 6-4

Hattie Scott (Foley) def. Abby Gindorff (C-I) 6-2, 6-1

Natalie Cahill (Pine City) def. Hoheisel 6-1, 6-1

Semifinals: Abby Kantor (Foley) def. Hudrlik 6-0, 6-0

Third place: Scott def. Hudrlik 6-1, 6-0


Emily Okroi-Steph Brill (Prz) def. Kennadie Anderson-Allie Eustice (Mora) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Caitlyn Furber-Melissa Farrand (PC) def. Miranda Lambert-Jessica Dauer (C-I) 6-4, 6-3

Meredith Silgen-Shannon Lundgren (C-I) def. Okroi-Brill 6-0, 6-3

Lizzy Latterell-Allie Mumm (F) def. Kelsey Moulzolf-Shelbie Boser (Prz) 6-3, 6-0

Silgen-Lundgren def. Sondra Steele-Alyssa Bursott (PC) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1

Championship: Silgen-Lundgren def. Alycia Chmielewski-Kylee Funk (F) 6-1, 7-6 (7-5)

Next: Crosby-Ironton in Section 7-1A individual tournament at Quad Cities Tennis Facility, Virginia, 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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