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Willmar doubles team alive in 2AA tennis playoffs

ST. PETER - James Neis and Trent Fader will move onto section competition today at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter after winning both of their doubles matches in subsection competition on Saturday.

Neis and Fader defeated Taylor Johnson-Henry Kunerth of New Ulm and Alex Dutcher-Tyler Nibbe of Mankato West.

Mitch Fader and Landon Peterson failed to advance to section competition after losing their singles matches.

Aaron Sagedahl and Matt Horning just missed advancing after defeating Joe Klehr-Mario Nejara of New Prague but losing to James Lager-Hannan Mir of Mankato West.

How Willmar Fared

Singles

Mitch Fader -- lost to Alex Kim, Mankato West, 7-6 (7-3), 6-0

Landon Peterson -- lost to Alex Welter, Mankato East, 6-1, 6-1

Doubles

James Neis-Trent Fader -- def. Taylor Johnson- Henry Kunerth, New Ulm, 6-3, 6-2; def. Alex Dutcher-Tyler Nibbe, Mankato West, 6-7 (7-3), 6-1, 6-2

Aaron Sagedahl-Matt Horning -- def. Joe Klehr-Mario Nejara, New Prague, 6-1, 6-0; lost to James Lager-Hannan Mir, Mankato West, 6-1, 6-0

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