VIRGINIA - After a grueling semifinal win against Foley, Anna Browning, Tori Sundholm and the Aitkin Gobblers ran into a wall against the Virginia Blue Devils in the Section 7-1A championship dual meet Monday.
Browning defeated Foley's Emily Marquette 6-4, 6-4 and Sundholm beat Alexa Herbst 6-3, 6-4, but both were defeated by their Virginia counterparts as the Blue Devils won the team championship 7-0.
All Aitkin doubles teams, Allie Carlson-Kaitlyn Davies, Megan Rubbelke-Elizabeth Matson, and Hannah Spicer-Brittany Searle, scored semifinal wins, but were defeated in the championship dual by Virginia.
Aitkin 5, Foley 2
No. 1: Hanna Kantor (F) def. Nicole Beneke 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
No. 2: Anna Browning (A) def. Emily Marquette 6-4, 6-4
No. 3: Tori Sundholm (A) def. Alexa Herbst 6-3, 6-4
No. 4: Nicole Gapinski (F) def. Kaija Fossum 6-0, 6-0
No. 1: Allie Carlson-Kaitlyn Davies (A) def. Alisha Kantor-Emma Dunning 6-4, 6-3
No. 2: Megan Rubbelke-Elizabeth Matson (A) def. Victoria Pappenfus-Alyssa Gapinski 6-1, 6-1
No. 3: Hannah Spicer-Brittany Searle (A) def. Alexandra DeMarais-Chelsea Studenski 6-2, 6-2
Virginia 7, Aitkin 0
No. 1: Amanda Arbogast (V) def. Nicole Beneke 6-1, 6-0
No. 2: Hailey Slatten (V) def. Anna Browning 6-2, 6-1
No. 3: Caley Westin (V) def. Tori Sundholm 6-0, 6-3
No. 4: Katie Kingston (V) def. Kaija Fossum 6-2, 6-2
No. 1: Lexi Gunderson-Casey Mauston (V) def. Allie Carlson-Kaitlin Davies 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
No. 2: Celsea Marquis-Amanda Babich (V) def. Megan Rubbelke-Elizabeth Matson 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
No. 3: Sam Silcox-Taylor Gunderson (V) def. Hannah Spicer-Brittany Searle 6-4, 6-4
Overall: A 16-3. Next: Aitkin in Section 7-1A individual tournament at Hibbing, singles 9 a.m., doubles 10 a.m., Tuesday.
Three Staples-Motley Cardinals advance
COLLEGEVILLE - Staples-Motley's Abby Edin didn't surrender a set as she defeated Sarah Wagner (West Central) and Brianne Giesler (Osakis), both by 6-0, 6-0 scores, in the Section 6-1A individual tournament Monday at St. John's University.
Edin will be joined at St. John's for Tuesday's individual championships by the Cardinals' doubles team of Skye Coughlin-Emma Koskiniemi, who surrendered just one set in their semifinal round against Kelsey Warren-Kayla Sjobeck of Parkers Prairie.
Abby Edin def. Sarah Wagner (West Central) 6-0, 6-0. Edin def. Brianne Giesler (Osakis) 6-0, 6-0.
Andrea Koskiniemi def. Tonya Hetland (Osakis) 6-0, 6-1. Kimmy Mrozek (LPGE) def. Koskiniemi 6-4, 6-4
Caitlin Robinson-Ashley Lisson (1-1) defeat def. Rynae Nelson-Eden Faust (LPGE) 6-1, 6-4. Chelsea Donnay-Leah Amundson (Sauk Centre) defeated Robinson-Lisson 4-6, 6-1, 6-0
Skye Coughlin-Emma Koskiniemi def. Pamela Sax-Renae Mullins (Morris) 6-0, 6-0. Coughlin-Koskiniemi def. Tabitha Sanderson-Laura Delehanty (Morris) 6-0, 6-0, Coughlin-Koskiniemi def. Kelsey Warren-Kayla Sjobeck (Parkers Prairie) 6-0, 6-1
Next: Staples-Motley in Section 6-1A individual tournament finals at St. John's University, Collegeville, 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Virginia 5, Pequot 2
HIBBING - Tricia Villella and the No. 1 doubles team of Kirstie Harmdierks-Cori Lundmark won matches for Pequot Lakes in a 5-2 loss to Virginia in the semifinals of the Section 7-1A team tournament Monday.
"We played very well," Patriots coach Monica Sergent said. "Virginia has a really strong team. I'm proud of how our girls played. It's always tough to see a good (team) season come to a close."
Virginia 5, Pequot Lakes 2
No. 1: Amanda Arbogast (V) def. Megan Lenz 6-4, 6-3
No. 2: Hailey Flatten (V) def. Angela Villella 2-6, 6-3 (10-7)
No. 3: Caley Weston (V) def. Jasmine Nordby 6-4, 6-1
No. 4: Tricia Villella (PL) def. Katie Kingston 1-6, 7-5, 6-3
No. 1: Kirstie Harmdierks-Cori Lundmark (PL) def. Casey Mauston-Lexi Gunderson 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)
No. 2: Celsea Marquis-Amanda Bobich (V) def. Katelyn Schmidt-Kaycee Nelson 6-3, 6-4
No. 3: Sam Silcox-Taylor Gunderson (V) def. Maggie Clement-Nikki Hedtke 6-0, 6-0
Overall: PL finishes 16-6 in dual meets. Next: Pequot Lakes in Section 7-1A individual tournament Hibbing 9 a.m. Tuesday.
W-DC individuals lose
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - All four Wadena-Deer Creek entrants in the Section 8-1A individual tournament were defeated last weekend at the Grand Forks Tennis Center.
Hanna Larson (WDC) forfeited, illness
Missy Hendricks (New York Mills) def. Haley Anderson (WDC) 6-0, 6-0
East Grand Forks def. Jessica Rinkel/Sam Holweger (WDC) 6-4, 6-4
East Grand Forks def. Andrea Jensen/Macy Hartman (WDC) 6-3, 6-1
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