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GIRLS TENNIS: Tech ends Warriors' string of section titles

Posted: October 7, 2012 - 10:45pm

SARTELL — St. Cloud Tech ended Brainerd’s 3-year reign as Section 8-2A team champions with a 6-1 win over the Warriors in the semifinals of the Section 8-2A team tournament Saturday at Fitness Evolution.

Tech went on to blank Bemidji 7-0 for the section championship.

Against Tech, Sara Wennerstrand secured Brainerd’s lone win, 6-2, 6-1, over Katelyn Tarrolly at No. 2 singles.

In Saturday’s quarterfinals, the Warriors bumped off Alexandria 5-2. In the regular season, the Cardinals had beaten Brainerd 4-3 and 5-2.

Wennerstrand, Caitlin Steffen and Natalie Comeau won singles matches against Alexandria.

The doubles team of Brooke Mimmack-Ashley Fitterer won at No. 2. Chloe Glassman-Kristina Anderson triumphed at No. 3.

Quarterfinals

Brainerd 5, Alexandria 2

Singles

No. 1: Rebecca Lukes (A) def. Megan Hintz 6-3, 7-5

No. 2: Sara Wennerstrand (B) def. Elizabeth Bergstrand 6-1, 6-1

No. 3: Caitlin Steffen (B) def. Carly Snell 6-1, 6-3

No. 4: Natalie Comeau (B) def. Bria Schueler 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

No. 1: Jessica Larson-Jenna Hedstrom (A) def. Morgan Steffen-Rosemary Hunter 6-3, 2-6, (10-7)

No. 2: Brooke Mimmack-Ashley Fitterer (B) def. Marissa Loheeler-Kimberly Wilkins 6-4, 6-2

No. 3: Kristina Anderson-Chloe Glassman (B) def. Rachel Sjostrand-Miranda Sater 7-6 (7-3), 4-6 (13-11)

Semifinals

St. Cloud Tech 6, Brainerd 1

Singles

No. 1: Taylor Tarrolly (SCT) def. Megan Hintz 6-0, 6-1

No. 2: Sara Wennerstrand (B) def. Katelyn Tarrolly 6-2, 6-1

No. 3: Leah Wurm (SCT) def. Caitlin Steffen 6-4, 6-2

No. 4: Katie Williams (SCT) def. Natalie Comeau 6-2, 2-6, 6-2

Doubles

No. 1: Alexie Portz-Jill Kedrowski (SCT) def. Morgan Steffen-Rosemary Hunter 6-3, 6-1

No. 2: Sabrina Sturm-Samanatha Eisenreich (SCT) def. Brooke Mimmack-Ashley Fitterer 4-6, 6-4 (11-9)

No. 3: Kaila Burroughs-Sarah Donnelly (SCT) def. Kristina Anderson-Chloe Glassman 6-4, 5-7, 7-5

Overall: Brd finishes 10-8. Next: Brainerd in Section 8-2A individual tournament, Fitness Evolution, Sartell, 1:30 p.m. Friday.