The Pine City Tennis team clinched at least a share of the Granite Ridge Conference Championship with their 6-1 win over Aitkin on Tuesday afternoon. The boys are 9-0 this season and have earned some statewide respect finding themselves 6th in the top 10 rankings.
Pine City 6, Aitkin 1 Singles No. 1: Parker Sell (PC) def. Joel Fremling 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 No. 2: Jared Kotek (PC) lost to James Much 4-6, 2- No. 3: Tanner Wicktor (PC) def. Owen Hagen 6-0, 6-0 No. 4: Nate Webster (PC) def. Josh Hagestuen 6-0, 6-0 Doubles No. 1: Jonah Bergstrom-Alex Laven (PC) def. David Curtiss-Nathan Hagestuen 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 No. 2: Dusty Bergstrom-Jake Adams (PC) def. Tucker Schwartz-Johnny Ryan 6-0, 6-0 No. 3: Beau Steele-Peyton Smetana (PC) def. Reagan Wilson-Payton Berg 6-2, 6-0
Minnesota Tennis Coaches Association
Class A Rankings 1 Rochester Lourdes 2 St. Paul Academy 3 St. Peter 4 Breck 5 Virginia 6 Pine City 7 Litchfield 8 Mound Westonka 9 Mounds Park Academy 10 St. James
The Dragons travel to Foley on Thursday. A win over the Falcons would grant them the Conference Championship.
Photo Credit to Lancelot Furber