Prep Tennis: BKMS' Murphy, James qualify for state tourney
ST. JOSEPH -- Ben Murphy and Steven James of Benson/KMS fell in the doubles finals to Aaron Zimmer and Nick Jansen of Foley 7-5, 7-5 in Section 6A, but still advanced to the state Class A tennis tournament June 4-5 in Minneapolis.
The Braves' duo beat Minnewaska's Dylan Hoffman and Tanner Blair 6-0, 6-4 in the semifinals.
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BEN MURPHY-STEVEN JAMES, BKMS -- def. Dylan Hoffman-Tanner Blair, Min, 6-0, 6-4 ... lost to Aaron Zimmer-Nick Jansen, Fol, 7-5, 7-5 ... advanced to state tournament
DYLAN HOFFMAN-TANNER BLAIR, MINNEWASKA -- lost to Ben Murphy-Steven James, BKMS, 6-0, 6-4 ... other information not available