Pirate girls tennis team headed to state after winning the Section 8A Tournament

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Crookston Times

The Crookston Pirate Girls Tennis team is headed to state after winning the Section 8A Tournament with wins over Staples-Motley and Wadena-Deer Creek this week. The Minnesota Class A Girls Tennis Tournament will be held October 26 and 27 at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center in Minneapolis.

In the Section semi-finals, Crookston beat Staples-Motley 5-2. Singles: Hayden Winjum lost two of three sets 4-6, 6-2, 10-5; Halle Winjum won both sets 6-1, 6-2; Brekken Tull lost both sets 6-4, and Abby Borowicz won both sets 6-2, 6-4. Doubles: Emma Osborn/Emma Gunderson won both sets 6-1, 6-3; Halle Bruggeman/Kaylie Clauson won two of three sets 4-6, 6-0, 6-3; Hannah Lindemoen/Morgan Nelson won both sets 6-2, 6-0.

In the Section finals, Crookston beat Wadena-Deer Creek 5-2 as well. Singles: Hayden Winjum lost both sets 6-2, 6-1; Halle Winjum won both sets 6-0, 6-3; Brekken Tull lost both sets 6-3, 6-2; Abby Borowicz won both sets 6-1. Doubles: Emma Osborn/Emma Gunderson won two of three sets 6-3, 3-6, 6-4; Halle Bruggeman/Kaylie Clauson won both sets 6-4, 7-5; Hannah Lindemoen/Morgan Nelson won both sets 6-0.

Section 8A Individual Tournament

During the Section 8A individual tournament, five Pirates advanced to the semi-finals including Brekken Tull, Hayden Winjum, Halle Winjum, Emma Osborn and Emma Gunderson. They will compete on October 19.

Pirate Girls Tennis Section 8A Champions