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Girls Tennis Roundup

BROOTEN -- Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa advanced to the Section 5A-West semifinals Wednesday with a 4-3 triumph over Melrose.

BBE split its singles matched with Laura Johnson winning an 11-9 tiebreaker to earn a straight-set victory at 1-singles and Tia Bragelman won in straight sets at 2-singles.

BBE got its other two points at 2-doubles with Caitlin Hinnenkamp-Emily Jessup and at 3-doubles with Amber Meyer-Kelly Reller each winning in straight sets.

BBE will now take on Benson today at 4 p.m. in Benson. New London-Spicer plays at MACCRAY in the other semifinal.

BBE 4, Melrose 3


(1) Laura Johnson, BBE, def. Ali Kocienba 6-1, 7-6 (11-9) (2) Tia Bragelman, BBe, def. Briana Rueter 6-2, 6-1 (3) Adri Hennen, Mel, def. Patty VanBeest 6-4, 6-2 (4) Hailey Brinkman, Mel, def. Miranda Fadness 6-0, 6-1


(1) Stacy Englemeyer-Carly Skillings, Mel, def. Kayla Anderson-Kristen Zenner 6-3, 6-4 (2) Caitlin Hinnenkamp-Emily Jessup, BBE, def. Christina Schulzenberg-Emily Hellerman 6-4, 6-1 (3) Amber Meyer-Kelly Reller, BBE, def. Christine Wiedman-Kayla Uphus 6-3, 6-2