The Green Bay Southwest doubles team of Samantha Pedersen and Justine Daane survived a three-setter in its opening match Friday before rolling into the semifinals at the WIAA girls state individual tournament at Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
The third-seeded and defending state runner-up duo routed sixth-seeded Darcy Hogendorn and Allison Ragsdale of Middleton, 6-0, 6-1 in the quarterfinals.
In their opening match Friday, they survived a scare from Waunakee’s Bailey Chorney and Bobbi Stricker, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. They went on to top 14th-seeded Ali Bublitz and Annie Porritt of Brookfield Central, who had defeated Southwest’s Lauren Vivian and Lauren Genske earlier Friday.
Southwest’s Anneliese Zak, the lone area player left in singles after Thursday, fell to third-seeded Emily Kolbow of Hartland Arrowhead, 6-0, 6-3.
Emily Kolbow, Hartland Arrowhead, def. Anneliese Zak, Green Bay Southwest, 6-0, 6-3.
Justine Daane-Samantha Pedersen, Southwest, def. Bailey Chorney-Bobbi Stricker, Waunakee, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2; Ali Bublitz-Annie Porritt, Brookfield Central, def. Lauren Vivian-Lauren Genske, Southwest, 6-0, 6-2; Haley Reynolds-Maddie Strunsee, Kettle Moraine, def. Claire Rotherham-Maureen Schick, Green Bay Notre Dame, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Daane-Pedersen def. Bublitz-Porritt, 6-2, 6-3.
Daane-Pedersen def. Darcy Hogendorn-Allison Ragsdale, Middleton, 6-0, 6-1.