The Pine City Tennis defeated Foley 5-2 late last week to earn the Granite Ridge Conference Title. This is the first time that Pine City has won the Granite Ridge Conference and the first time the Dragons have won any conference championship since 2008. With the success Pine City has had this season, the Dragons have earned a top 10 ranking in the state and are also the favorites to come out of their section.
The Dragons earned a first round bye in the playoffs and will compete in the semi-finals on May 21st.t
1 Singles Parker Sell lost in 3 sets 3-6, 6-2, 6-10 2 Singles Jared Kotek won 6-0, 6-3 3 Singles Tanner Wicktor won 7-5, 7-6
4 Singles Nate Webster won 6-2, 6-1
1 Doubles Jonah Bergstrom & Alex Laven lost 1-6, 4-6
2 Doubles Dusty Bergstrom & Jake Adams won 6-0, 6-4
3 Doubles Beau Steele & Peyton Smetana won 6-3, 6-1
Final Regular Season Class A Rankings 1 Rochester Lourdes 2 St. Peter 3 Mounds Park Academy 4 St. Paul Academy 5 Breck 6 Virginia 7 Pine City 8 Litchfield 9 Mound Westonka tie 10 St. James tie 10 Thief River Falls
#1 Pine City - Bye #2 Litchfield vs. #7 Benson #3 Foley vs. #6 Mora #4 New London Spicer vs. #5 St. Cloud Cathedral/St. John's Prep
Pine City will play on Monday, May 21st against the winner of #4 New London Spicer vs. #5 St. Cloud Cathedral/St. John's Prep.