The Pirates closed the chapter on their regular season Tuesday with a 5-2 loss to Class AA Bemidji at Grand Forks' Choice Health & Fitness.
About two weeks ago the Lumberjacks defeated the Pirates 6-1 in Bemidji.
On Tuesday, senior Kylie Simmons pulled out a win at first singles after losing the first set 6-0. Junior Lizzy Awender recorded Crookston's other victory at fourth singles in straight sets.
Going into the postseason, the Pirates are 11-6 in duals with championships at the Pirate Booster Tournament on Aug. 25 and the Northwest Quadrangular on Sept. 25.
The quarterfinals of the Section 8A Tournament will be Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Grand Forks Choice Health & Fitness. The section semifinals and finals will be played Friday, Oct. 12 and 13 in Grand Forks with the section individual tournament played Oct. 12-13.
Bemidji def. Crookston 5-2
1st singles - Kylie Simmons def. Jessica Solberg (B) 0-6, 6-2, (10-7)
2nd singles - Amy Frosaker (B) def. Lilli Denison 6-2, 6-1
3rd singles - Claudia Bellew (B) def. Amber Trostad 6-2, 6-2
4th singles - Lizzy Awender def. Mackenzie Schultz (B) 7-5, 6-2
1st doubles - Annika Johnson & Olivia Dickinson (B) def. Shelby Lindtwed & Leah Trostad 6-3, 6-2
2nd doubles - Alexis Konecne & Megan Serratore (B) def. Kennedy Resendiz & Ally Tiedemann 5-7, 6-4, (13-11)
3rd doubles - Jenna Lee & Claire Baumgartner (B) def. Haley Maki & Tori Demarais 4-6, 6-4, (10-7)