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Girls tennis: Litchfield, New London-Spicer players win matches at state

Prep girls tennis report for Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, in west central Minnesota. The Dragons' Isla Dille and the doubles team of Karlee Prahl and Ryanna Steinhaus and the NLS duo of Delaney Hanson and Brooke Adelman all go 1-1 in the Class A individual tournament in Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS — Litchfield’s Isla Dille and doubles teams from Litchfield and New London-Spicer won matches Thursday at the state Class A girls tennis tournament.

Dille, an eighth-grader, won her first-round match at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center by beating Toryn Woelber of Pipestone 6-2, 6-3.

Dille then fell to Pine City’s Ella Sell 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the quarterfinals.

The Litchfield doubles team of Karlee Prahl and Ryanna Steinhaus defeated Hope Klanderud and Anika Haugen of Fairmont 6-2, 6-4 in the first round. Prahl and Steinhaus then lost to Elyse Palen and Caroline Daly of Rochester Lourdes 5-7, 6-2, 6-3.

New London-Spicer’s Delaney Hanson and Brooke Adelman won their first-round match over Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg’s Elise Duncan and Greta Multhauf 6-1, 6-1. Hanson and Adelman then fell in the quarterfinals to Allison Unverzagt and Sophia Lahti of Pine City, 6-1, 6-3.

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Benson/KMS singles player Elle Kletscher and the Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd doubles team of Claire Lowry and Kayla Jahn all lost in the first round.

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Lourdes won the state team title Wednesday. Litchfield earned a third-place finish.

The semifinals and finals, as well as third-place matches, are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Friday at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center. No West Central Tribune area players are alive heading into the semifinals.

State Class A meet

How Benson/KMS fared

Singles
Elle Kletscher 0-1

Doubles
Elise Duncan/Greta Mulrthauf 0-1

How LQPV/D-B fared

Doubles
Claire Lowry/Kayla Jahn 0-1

How Litchfield fared

Singles
Isla Dille 1-1

Doubles
Karlee Prahl/Ryanna Steinhaus 1-1

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How NLS fared

Doubles
(1) Delaney Hanson/Brooke Adelman 1-1

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