SARTELL — The No. 3 Brainerd Warriors defeated the sixth-seeded Detroit Lakers 6-1 in the North Subsection 8-2A tournament Friday at Fitness Evolution.
Brainerd advances to Saturday’s section quarterfinals where it will play Alexandria. In the regular season, the Cardinals beat Brainerd 4-3 and 5-2.
Against Detroit Lakes, Sara Wennerstrand, Caitlyn Steffen and Natalie Comeau won singles matches.
The doubles teams of Morgan Steffen-Rosemary Hunter, Brooke Mimmack-Ashley Fitterer and Chloe Glassman-Kristina Anderson swept.
Brainerd 6, Detroit Lakes 1
No. 1: Katie Anderson (DL) def. Megan Hintz 6-0, 6-2
No. 2: Sara Wennerstrand (Brd) def. Cathryn Kinney 6-0, 6-1
No. 3: Caitlyn Steffen (Brd) def. Danielle Unruh 6-1, 6-4
No. 4: Natalie Comeau (Brd) def. Emma Maguire 6-2, 6-1
No. 1: Morgan Steffen-Rosemary Hunter (Brd) def. India Fritz-Emily Seebold 6-2, 6-2
No. 2: Brooke Mimmack-Ashley Fitterer (Brd) def. Shantel Kluenenberg-Whitney Benscoter 6-3, 6-3
No. 3: Chloe Glassman-Kristina Anderson (Brd) def. Devree Bunnis-Sydney Fritz 7-6 (7-1), 6-1
Overall: Brd 9-7. Next: Brainerd vs. Alexandria in Section 8-2A team quarterfinals 9 a.m. Saturday; Section team semifinals 1 p.m.; Section team championship 6:30 p.m., at Fitness Evolution, Sartell.