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BOYS TENNIS

The Bemidji High School boys tennis team had its season come to an end on Thursday at the Section 8AA Individual Tournament in St. Cloud, with multiple Lumberjacks coming up just short in their quest to reach the state tournament.
The Lumberjacks crowned a pair of champions at the subsection tournament on Tuesday in Sartell, as Matthieu Benhamou won the singles title while John McNallan and Casey Rupp won the doubles title.
The Lumberjacks will now continue their postseason with the Section 8AA Individual Tournament. North Division subsection play begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, in Alexandria.
The Bemidji High School boys tennis team is through to the next round of the Section 8AA Team Tournament. The North No. 1 seed Lumberjacks defeated North No. 4 seed Detroit Lakes 4-1 in a weather-shortened section quarterfinal in DL on Wednesday.

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The Lumberjacks won the Section 8AA Team Tournament in 2021, the program’s first known section championship since 1973.
The Lumberjacks’ top singles player has immersed himself not only in a new country, but also a new way of playing a familiar game. With “discovery” being a core motivation to becoming a foreign exchange student this school year, Benhamou has found a niche on the courts.
Now 16-1 on the season, BHS will resume its season with a home matchup under the lights. Thief River Falls comes to Bemidji for an 8 p.m. showdown on Friday, May 13, at the high school.
The Bemidji High School boys tennis team hasn’t done much losing this season. To start with, the Lumberjacks are now 15-0 after defeating Detroit Lakes 7-0 and East Grand Forks 6-1 in a triangular held at the BHS courts on Tuesday.
The Bemidji High School boys tennis team just keeps on rolling down the tracks. The Lumberjacks slashed Sartell-St. Stephen with a 7-0 home sweep on Friday at the BHS courts, improving to 13-0 this season in dominant fashion.
As a team, the Jacks shut out both Crookston and East Grand Forks 7-0 and beat Thief River Falls 5-2, taking the quadrangular victory with a total of 19 matches won.

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It was a productive day for the Lumberjacks overall, as they tested their mettle against one of the best Class A teams in the state.
The Bemidji High School boys tennis team extended its season-opening winning streak to eight on Wednesday, cruising past Crookston 7-0 and Grand Rapids 6-1 at BHS.
The highlight of the day belonged to the Lumberjacks’ John McNallan, who came back from a set down against Tech’s Jonah Atkinson at third singles -- clinching the final and decisive team point in the last match of the day.

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