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Minnewaska, Redwood lose quarterfinal matches

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnewaska Area and Redwood Valley fell into the consolation bracket of the state Class A girls team tennis tournament Wednesday at the Nicollet Tennis Center.

The Lakers lost to Foley 6-1 and the Cardinals were dropped by Staples-Motley, 6-1.

Redwood Valley will face Greenway, 7-0 losers to Mounds Park, at 8 a.m. today at Northwest Athletic Club in Burnsville.

Minnewaska's dual with St. James, which lost 6-1 to Rochester Lourdes will follow at 10 a.m. The consolation championship will start at noon.

The individual portion of the state tournament will be held Friday and Saturday. Class AA is at Northwest Athletic Club in Bloomington and Class A is at Nicollet Tennis Club in Minneapolis.

Staples-Motley 6, Redwood Valley 1

Redwood Valley's lone point came at 4-singles, but the results were not provided by the Minnesota State High School League.


(1) Katie Edin, SM def. Alissa Mattison 6-1, 6-3 (2) Diana Sicard, SM, def. Sam Boushek 6-1, 6-4 (3) Abby Edin, SM, def. Beth Maland (4) results not available


(1) Amy Freeman-Kristi Halvorson, SM, def. Ana Johnson-Jackie Christenson 6-1, 6-2 (2) Sheila Noska-Sara Dezell, SM. Def. Kim Kohlhof-Veronica Fischer 6-3, 6-4 (3) Miranda Milless-Julia Schock, SM def. Liza Schoffman-Allison Buckley 5-7, 6-4, 6-4

Foley 6, Minnewaska 1

Alicia Pfeninger and Erika Olson picked up the Lakers' lone point with a 7-5, 6-7 (2-7), 6-1 win over Leah Miller and Kristin Oschwald at 2-doubles.


(1) Katie Rudnitski, Fol, def. Heather Blair 6-0, 6-2 (2) Brittany Templin, Fol, def. Kasie Rust 6-0, 6-1 (3) Laura Freudenberg, Fol, def. Dielle Meisner 6-3, 6-3 (4) Bethany Gapinski, Fol, def. Alexa Lagred 7-6 (7-5), 6-1


(1) Lindsay McLean-Carrie Jansen, Fol, def. Amber Jackson-Britta Johnson 6-2, 6-0 (2) Alicia Pfeninger-Erika Olson, Min, def. Leah Miller-Kristin Oschwald 7-5, 6-7 (2-7), 6-1 (3) Heather Puchalla-Laura Torell, Fol, def. Kayla McIver-Lacey Iverson 6-0, 6-0