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PHOTOS: Litchfield vs. Staples-Motley, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022

The Dragons defeated the Cardinals, 5-2, in the Class A state quarterfinals.

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Litchfield senior Lauren Erickson and junior Olivia Olson talk to Dragons head coach Matt Draeger during a break in play during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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MINNEAPOLIS — Litchfield defeated Staples-Motley 5-2 on Tuesday to advance to the Class A state semifinals.

The Dragons will face the Breck School at 10 a.m. on Wednesday with a trip to the Class A state championship on the line.

Here are 10 photos from Litchfield's quarterfinals match:

Litchfield defeats Staples-Motley, 5-2 in the Class A state quarterfinals.

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Litchfield senior Ryanna Steinhaus jumps to hit the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Litchfield sophomore Karlee Prahl serves the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Litchfield senior Amelia Benson backhands the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Litchfield eighth-grader Isla Dille hits the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
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Litchfield senior Anna Stilwell hits the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
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Litchfield junior Olivia Olson hits the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Litchfield senior Lauren Erickson serves the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Litchfield senior Trinity Hawes hits the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Litchfield senior Kaitlyn Palmer attacks the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune
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Litchfield senior Sophie Stilwell backhands the ball during a match against Staples-Motley in the first round of the 2022 Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, at Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.
Michael Lyne / West Central Tribune

Michael Lyne joined the West Central Tribune as a sports reporter in May 2022, following his graduation from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where he graduated with a bachelors degree in journalism and a minor degree in Spanish studies.

You may reach Michael at mlyne@wctrib.com, or by calling (320) 214-4345.
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