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Willmar ousted by Bemidji in 8AA, 5-2

ST. CLOUD - Willmar split its singles matches but was swept in doubles and succumbed to Bemidji 5-2 in the Section 8AA tennis semifinals Tuesday at Gold's Gym.

Willmar got one win from Andrea Brown at 1-singles, a convincing 6-3, 6-0 victory over Dani Evans, her first-round opponent in today's 8AA individual tournament.

The other win came at 3-singles where Jenny Peterson topped Jamie Hoffman 6-2, 6-0.

"Bemidji has a very strong lineup," said Willmar coach Erika Kath. "We could have played better, but we lost to a very good team."

Willmar finished 9-8.

Brown and the 1-doubles team of Allie Ellingson and Leslie Marcus play in today's individuals beginning at 9 a.m.


Bemidji 5, Willmar 2


(1) Andrea Brown, Wil, def. Dani Evans 6-3,6-0 (2) Nicole Christiansen, Bem, def. Amanda Bredeson 6-1, 6-1 (3) Jenny Peterson, Wil, def. Jamie Hoffman 6-2, 6-0 (4) Rachel Smith, Bem, def. Sarah Paterson 6-3, 6-4


(1) Amy Beyer-Stacy Lofgren, Bem, def. Allie Ellingson-Leslie Marcus 6-3, 6-2 (2) Kelly Christiansen-Rachel Imsande, Bem, def. Brittin Dahle-Eva Rodelius 6-4, 6-2 (3) Kara Thomas-Tracy Christiansen,Bem, def. Haylee Thompson-Emily Kack 6-1, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1