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GIRLS TENNIS

The Lumberjacks had two entrants to the Section 8AA Individual Tournament in Sartell, though neither came away with an upset against the No. 1 seeds of the South subsection.
The Lumberjacks -- who won the Section 8AA Team Tournament in 2020 and 2021 -- fell just short of a three-peat on Friday, when BHS lost 4-3 to Annandale in the section semifinals in Sartell.
The top four entrants from subsection play qualify for the Section 8AA Individual Tournament. The BHS trio will look to pull off some upsets when the action kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Sartell.
Emily Dondelinger is moving on with a pair of victories in the singles tournament, while the doubles tandem of Darby Neis and Maddie Jensen are also marching ahead in their bracket.

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Now 18-2 on the season, Bemidji advances to the semifinals of the Section 8AA Team Tournament at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, in Sartell. The section championship match will follow at 6 p.m.
The Lumberjacks are sitting pretty entering the Section 8AA playoffs.
BHS will now begin postseason play, starting with the 8AA North Subsection Team Tournament. It commences on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Fargo, N.D.
The coach of the 1974 BHS girls tennis team, now 91-year-old Marion Johnson, was present on Tuesday at the BHS tennis courts, as were three players from the formative squad – Kay (Aultman) Mack, Jody (Johnson) Smith and Jean (Clark) Wright.
All good things must come to an end, so the saying goes. The Bemidji High School girls tennis team lived that maxim during a triangular on Tuesday at the BHS courts.
The Bemidji High School girls tennis team needed a couple long matches to clinch it, but the Lumberjacks defeated Park Rapids 5-2 on the road on Thursday.

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Lately, all the Bemidji High School girls tennis team does is win.
Megan Berg and Ruby McKeon picked up their first varsity win in the process, as the freshman duo collected a 6-2, 6-0 victory against Big Lake in the afternoon’s finale.
The Bemidji High School girls tennis team’s doubles lineup is emerging as the linchpin of the Lumberjacks’ success.

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