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Lauren Bengtson earned her 20th win of the season in Pequot Lakes’ 5-2 loss to host Park Rapids in a Mid-State Conference match on Thursday, Sept. 19.


Bengtson improved to 20-1 on the season at No. 4 singles. The Patriots’ Sydney Holt accounted for the other Pequot Lakes point with a win at No. 3 singles.

The Patriots were 2-3 in the Mid-State Conference and 12-4 overall before playing Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Pequot Lakes was then scheduled to finish the rain-delayed Mid-State Conference tournament at Park Rapids on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Pequot Lakes will also compete at the Wadena-DC meet on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Park Rapids 5, Patriots 2


No. 1: Christina Smith (PR) def. Haley Wiebolt 6-1, 6-3

No. 2: Julia Smith (PR) def. Jaden Lindner 6-3, 6-4

No. 3: Sydney Holt (PL) def. Hope Johnson 6-1, 6-3

No. 4: Lauren Bengtson (PL) def. Morgan Knott 6-0, 6-0


No. 1: Charity Ridlon-Julia Renner (PR) def. Ellie Erholtz-Carly Fyle 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Sarena Kinkel-Lyndsey Girtz (PR) def. Madison Galligan-Alex Nelson 6-2, 6-0

No. 3: Ali Walsch-Kellsey Clark (PR) def. Ericka Monson-Maggie Heggerston 7-5, 6-4