SARTELL – It was all St. Cloud Tech in the individual portion of the South Sub-Section 8-2A girls tennis tournament Saturday at Fitness Evolution.
Tech’s Taylor Tarrolly beat her younger sister Katelyn Tarrolly 6-1, 6-1 to win the singles championship.
In the doubles final, Tech’s Lexi Portz and Jill Kedrowski knocked off Tech teammates Sam Eisenreich and Leah Wurm 6-2, 6-4.
The Section 8-2A individual and team finals are Friday and Saturday at Fitness Evolution. Tech, the defending section champion, has advanced to the semifinals.
Monticello’s Alex Revenig won the third-place match by beating teammate Grace Sawatzke 6-3, 6-0.
In doubles, Willmar’s Bailey and Cayle Hoveland beat Becker’s Olivia Hultgren and Katie Suckert 6-4, 6-4 for third place.
ALBANY WINS AT BRAHAM
BRAHAM – Albany captured first place at the Braham Invitational for the second year in a row by beating the host Bombers in the final, 25-21, 25-11.
Albany (15-10) advanced to the final of the eight-team tournament by going 3-0 in pool play. The Huskies beat Princeton (25-18, 25-13), St. Cloud Apollo (22-25, 25-16, 15-11) and Rush City (25-9, 25-14).
For the tournament, Albany’s Erin Navratil had 33 kills, 22 digs and two blocks. Abby Schultz contributed 88 set assists and 23 digs. Amazih Eickhoff had 25 kills and 26 digs. Elizabeth DeGeest had 21 kills, Brooke Swarthout had 23 kills and Sidney Schiffler had 34 digs.
“We had a pretty well-rounded day,” Albany head coach Annette Brewer said.
Apollo went 1-2 at the tournament, falling to Princeton (23-25, 25-21, 18-16), Albany (2-1) and beating Rush City (25-22, 25-21).
For the Eagles, Hannah Havemeier had 28 kills and Josie Thelen had 20. Kaitlyn Pedersen had 54 set assists and Leanna Chlan added 41.
Kimball went 2-2 in the tournament, beating Zimmerman (2-1) and Barnum (2-1) and losing to Braham (2-0) in pool play. The Cubs then fell to Princeton in the third-place match (2-0).
For the Cubs, Macey Hurrle had 26 kills and 14 digs. Madison Hurrle added 20 kills, 16 digs and four ace serves. Holly Donnay had 52 set assists and four ace serves and Lexi Rose had two ace serves and 35 digs.
‘STREETERS 5TH AT PERHAM
PERHAM – Sauk Centre (21-3) wound up a long day at the Perham Invitational by taking fifth place.
The Mainstreeters beat Wadena-Deer Creek (25-19, 25-17) and Parkers Prairie (25-11, 25-19) in pool play, but lost to Roseau (25-20, 20-25, 15-13).
Roseau wound up losing to fifth-ranked Thief River Falls in the championship.
Sauk Centre then beat Hawley (25-23, 25-17) to take fifth.
“It was a good tournament,” Sauk Centre head coach Jim Klaphake said.
For the Mainstreeters, Amanda Weis had 40 kills and 14 blocks. Becca Weir added 16 blocks. Alea Gehrtz had 27 kills and 34 digs. Madison Moritz had 12 kills and 49 digs. She was 60-for-60 serving with eight aces. Ketie Reitsma had 64 digs. Amanda Kulzer had 59 set assists and Katelyn Durbin had 23.
Melrose also played in the tournament and went 2-2. The Dutchmen beat Parkers Prairie (25-14, 25-15) and Hawley (25-21, 23-25, 16-14) and lost to Roseau (18-25, 25-17, 15-7) and Thief River Falls (25-22, 25-20).
For Melrose, Briana Schmiesing had 35 kills and 27 digs. Emily Goerdt had 33 kills, 50 set assists, 11 digs and six service aces. Emily Tschida had 52 set assists. Brooklyn Loxtercamp also had six ace serves.
B-B-E 20, MAPLE LAKE 19 (OT)
Trailing 19-13 in overtime, Tommy Cebulla scored on a five-yard run on third down, then kicked the winning PAT to lead Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa to the win at Husky Stadium.
Maple Lake (4-2) missed a 22-yard field goal as time expired in regulation with the score tied 13-13. The Irish then scored on the first play in overtime, a 10-yard Tony Goelz to Dusty Strub pass. Maple Lake missed the two-point PAT conversion on an incomplete pass.
Austin Kollman rushed 32 times for 130 yards and 1 TD for B-B-E (5-1).
Cal Redemske had 24 carries for 91 yards and 1 TD for Maple Lake.