PINE CITY -- Adam Janzen and Brain Hallberg are back in familiar territory.
The two Aitkin Gobblers seniors advanced to the Section 7 individual tennis tournament by finishing second in the Subsection 7, Class 1A tournament Monday.
The duo knocked off Mora's Pete Paulson-Seth Thompson in straight sets then beat Jesse Bradley-Joe Olson of Pine City in three sets to advance to the championship match.
The tandem were upset 6-3, 5-7, 7-5 by Duluth Marshall's Andrew Ritts-Scott Pall.
In the singles portion, Roman Haberkorn and Chris Grafft both opened with victories only to lose their second-round matches. The two Gobblers battled each other in the third-place match with Haberkorn beating his teammate 6-0, 3-6, 6-2
1st round -- Roman Haberkorn (Aitkin) def. Jason Hall (Duluth Marshall) 6-1, 6-3; Chris Grafft (A) def. Simon Hanson (Pine City) 6-1, 6-3
2nd round -- Daniel Bacigalupi (PC) def. Haberkorn (A) 7-5, 6-4; Max Bush (DM) def. Grafft (A) 6-2, 6-2
3rd round -- Haberkorn (A) def. Grafft (A) 6-0, 3-6, 6-2
1st round -- Adam Janzen-Brian Hallberg (A) def. Pete Paulson-Seth Thompson (Mora) 6-1, 6-1; Jesse Bradley-Joe Olson (PC) def. David Baumgartner-Michael Hughes (A) 7-5, 7-6, 7-3
2nd round -- Janzen-Hallberg (A) def. Bradley-Olson (PC) 6-1, 8-6, 6-1
3rd round -- Andrew Ritts-Scott Pall (DM) def. Janzen-Hallberg (A) 6-3, 5-7, 7-5
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