HIBBING — No. 2 seeded James Much and the doubles team of Josh Hagestuen-Ben Harris prolonged their season by one more day.
Much needed just one victory during the Section 7-1A individual tournament Wednesday, May 26, to advance to the semifinal rounds.
Much eliminated Hermantown’s Chase Sams 6-1, 6-1.
Hagestuen-Harris opened with a 6-4, 6-2 and then topped a Duluth Denfeld double team 6-2, 6-1 in the semifinals.
Opening round: Owen Hagen (Aitkin) def. Skyler Fossum (Denfeld) 7-5, 6-4
Quarterfinals: James Much (Aitkin) def. Chase Sams (Hermantown) 6-1, 6-1; Jared Delich (Rock Ridge) def. Hagen 6-1, 6-2
Opening round: Jamison St. Clair-Seth Watts (Aitkin) def. Blesner-Beck (Cloquet) 6-1, 6-0; Josh Hagestuen-Ben Harris (Aitkin) def. Wolter-Nikko (Cloquet) 6-4, 6-2
Quarterfinals: Plante-Evjan (Hermantown) def. St. Clair-Watts 6-0, 6-4; Hagestuen-Harris def. Hollenday/Bloomquist (Denfeld) 6-2, 6-1
Next: Aitkin in Section 7-1A individual finals at Hibbing 10 a.m. Thursday, May 27.