The Crookston Pirates tennis team competed in a quadrangular located in East Grand Forks against Moorhead, Thief River Falls and the Green Wave. The Pirates earned the bulk of their points from the first and third doubles teams en route to a third place finish.    

    In the quadrangular, first place in a level earned a school three points, second place got two and third place received one.    

    In the first singles match, Jaeden Lizakowski finished tied for second after a win against Moorhead and losses to East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls.    

    Catherine Tiedemann and Emily Barrus shared time playing in second singles. Tiedemann lost her first match against East Grand Forks and Barrus lost the final two matches to Moorhead and Thief River Falls.    

    Barrus also played one match for third singles while Elysa Christensen played the other two. Christensen then played one match for fourth singles. Hannah Lindemoen won one of the two matches she played. The four went a combined 1-5 in the two levels.    

    Eight of Crookston’s points came from the three doubles matches.    

    Ally Tiedemann and Amy Follette dominated the first singles winning all three in two sets. The duo is 6-0 when they play together in first doubles.   

    Hannah Street and Nissa Brekken won their first match in two sets against East Grand Forks, but dropped the other two matches to take third. 

    The Pirates earned three more points from Hayden Winjum and Emma Borowicz. The pair only lost one set against Moorhead, but responded by winning the next two including a third set tiebreaker.    

    This quadrangular featured a fourth doubles and Crookston sent Hannah Lindemoen, Audrey Harbott and Emma Osborn to play. The Pirates’ fourth doubles won the first match, but had to forfeit the match against Moorhead due to an injury to Emma Osborn. Crookston then lost the last match to Thief River Falls.    

    Only three matches remain for the Pirates until the section tournament. The first of the three will be against Roseau at home on Saturday, September 30. The matches start at 2 p.m.