ST. PETER — St. Peter senior Marty Anderson certified for the Class A particular person state tennis meet once more, however this time in singles play.
Anderson lived as much as his No. 1 sectional seed by outslugging No. 2-seeded Michael Frost of Holy Household Catholic in a three-set championship conflict, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, throughout Thursday’s ultimate spherical of the Part 2 particular person meet at Gustavus Adolphus Faculty in St. Peter.
Frost later duplicated his state singles bid from 2022 by keeping off Blue Earth Space netter Joe Frundt’s true-second problem by a 6-1, 6-0 resolution.
Anderson and Frost open state particular person singles play at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 8, on the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Middle in Minneapolis.
Anderson, a Gustavus Adolphus Faculty tennis commit, gained Thursday’s sectional finale by keeping off Frundt, 6-1, 7-5, throughout their semifinal conflict, whereas Frost posted back-to-back 6-2 set wins over Blue Earth Space’s Jamie Johnson of their semifinal bout.
Frundt then captured the Part 2 bronze medal by defeating Johnson within the third-place match, 6-0, 6-1. Each Blue Earth Space gamers earned all-sectional honors by inserting within the high 4.
Litchfield’s Alex Draeger and Braden Olson additionally garnered return journeys to the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Middle by outlasting St. Peter’s Anders Dixon and Will Elias within the sectional doubles championship, 7-6 (7-4), 6-0, on Thursday.
Draeger and Olson, Part 2 state doubles qualifiers final spring, opened semifinal motion with back-to-back 6-1 set wins over St. James Space’s Andrei Rivera and Brennan Kern earlier Thursday in St. Peter.
Dixon and Elias gained the doubles finals by rallying to fend off Southwest Christian’s Garrett Lyles and Sean Johnson in a three-set semifinal marathon, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.
Lyles and Johnson, nevertheless, rallied to defeat Rivera and Kern in an prolonged third-place match, 5-7, 6-1, 6-0, to forestall a true-second problem for a state berth.
The Class A state particular person doubles meet begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 8, on the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Middle in Minneapolis.
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