TRF boys tennis advances to state semifinals

by Scott DCamp

Sports Editor

 

Thief River Falls defeated Luverne in a 4-3 quarterfinal nailbiter Tuesday afternoon to advance to the Class State Tennis Tournament Semifinals. Thief River Falls will play Litchfield, which defeated Mounds Park Academy 6-1 in the other afternoon quarterfinal.

Semifinal number one pits quarterfinal winner St. Paul Academy and Summit  School against Rochester Lourdes at 8 am Wednesday. Thief River Falls will play at 10 am.
Thief River Falls 4, Luverne 3
Singles
No. 1 — Mark Robinson, Luverne def. Cole Gillespie, 7-6(3), 6-4. No. 2 —Carter Onkka, Thief River Falls def. Cade VerSteeg, 6-0, 6-0. No. 3 — Jim Erickson, Luverne def. Tucker Skime, 6-3, 6-2. No. 4 — Camden Broadwell, Thief River Falls def. Trey Baustian, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0.
Doubles
No. 1 — Luke Jarchow-Matt Jelken, Luverne def. Zach Twamley-Jack Onkka, 6-3, 6-2. No. 2 — Dylan Hahn-Noah Rupprecht, Thief River Falls def. Cole Stoltenberg-Ethan Thorson, 7-6(1), 6-4. No. 3 — Ethan Janisch-Aiden Martell, Thief River Falls def. Matt Sehr-Graham Cunningham, 6-4, 6-2.