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Area Girls Tennis: Patriots advance past Pierz

Pequot Lakes’ Haley Wiebolt plays doubles against Park Rapids Tuesday. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)

PEQUOT LAKES - Haley Wiebolt picked up her 150th career victory helping the top-seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 7-0 victory over No. 4 Pierz in Friday's South Subsection 7-1A team semifinals.

Wiebolt, a six-year varsity member, became the third winningest player in Pequot history trailing only Val Meschke and Kayla Lenz.

The Pequot senior did it with a 6-0, 6-0 No. 1 singles victory. The Patriots No. 1 doubles team battled back from a first set loss to win 5-7, 6-1, 7-4.

Pequot Lakes 7, Pierz 0

Singles

No. 1: Haley Wiebolt (PL) def. Abby Athman 6-0, 6-0

No. 2: Sydney Holt (PL) def. Hannah Andrea 6-0, 6-1

No. 3: Alex Nelson (PL) def. Rebeka Langer 6-3, 6-3

No. 4: Lauren Bengtson (PL) def. Kalyn Gritzmacher 6-2, 6-1

Doubles

No. 1: Mallory Goerges-Cassidi Herrlich (PL) def. Brittney Boser-Alivia Leidenfrost 5-7, 6-1, 7-4

No. 2: Alyssa Golden-Alex Stone (PL) def. Tori Fleischhacker-Magen Langer 6-3, 6-2

No. 3: Alexis Lueck-Erin Bengtson (PL) def. Gracelyn Gall-Avy Lease 6-3, 6-2

Overall: PL 19-3. Next: Pequot Lakes in South Subsection 7-1A individual tournament at Mora 9 a.m. Monday.

Duluth Marshall 5, Aitkin 2

AITKIN - Angel Beaufeaux-Mikaela Justen didn't drop a game for a straight sets No. 3 doubles win, but No. 2 Aitkin suffered a 5-2 upset by No. 3 Duluth Marshall Friday in the North Subsection 7-1A team semifinals.

Bethany Kinzer-Lydia Browning won their No. 1 doubles match 6-3, 6-0 for Aitkin, which finishes 16-6.

Singles

No. 1: Nore Heinitz (DM) def. Claire Browning 6-3, 5-7, 6-1

No. 2: Azalea Ginete (DM) def. Maren Butenhoff 6-1, 6-1

No. 3: Erica Anderson (DM) def. Brynn Wilson 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

No. 4: Hana Anderson (DM) def. Heather Gaulke 6-0, 6-4

Doubles

No. 1: Bethany Kinzer-Lydia Browning (A) def. Claire Boettcher-Helaina Orn 6-3, 6-0

No. 2: Sydney Vesterstein-Whitley Graysmark (DM) def. Cora Fastner-Amber Kuhlman 6-1, 6-3

No. 3: Angel Beaufeaux-Mikaela Justen (A) def. Charlotte McKee-Alexis Roseth 6-0, 6-0

Overall: A 16-6. Next: Aitkin in North Subsection 7-1A individual tournament at Virginia 10 a.m. Monday.

Little Falls eliminated

FARGO, N.D. - No. 1-seeded Thief River Falls eliminated the No. 8 Little Falls Flyers 6-1 in the North Subsection 8-2A team tournament Friday at Courts Plus Community Fitness.

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