The St. Peter Saints, who were the second-seeded team, managed to secure a 7-0 victory against the seventh-seeded Fairmont Cardinals in a tennis team meet quarterfinal at St. Peter. Their win means that the team will move on to face the third-seeded Holy Family Catholics on Monday at Gustavus Adolphus University in St. Peter, with the match starting at 11am. On the other hand, the Fairmont Cardinals will participate in the Section 2A individual event at Gustav Adolfus on Wednesday at 10am.
During the match, Marty Anderson scored one of the singles points for St. Peter in a 6-2, 6-1 loss to bracket No. 1 Jack Hagen, while Tyson Schmitz beat Sebastian, scoring another point for the host team Saints. Castro, who was rank 2nd, won 6-1, 6-4 in the singles match. Meanwhile, Colton Abels managed to win the third singles match against Cardinals’ Wile Frederiksen, 6-0, 6-0, without even dropping a single game. Additionally, Ezekiel River had a 6-1, 6-0 decision victory over Simone, which led to the Saints’ singles sweep.
To take the win even further, Olivia Ortega and Noah Vetter joined their second doubles on-court skills to set a Fairmont all-time record, but St. Peter’s Ben Taylor and Quinn Dixon won in sets, 6-3 and 6-4 over Ortega and Bettor. Magnus Soderlund and Luke Gilbertson also were able to beat third doubles challengers by Fairmont’s Tyler Sulama and Anthony Stegge. Soderland and Gilbertson won sets 6-2 and 6-3, ensuring St Peter’s team record.
In doubles play, Anders Dixon and Will Elias defeated bracket No. 1 Dominic Land-May and Carter Quist 6-2, 6-0 to clinch the doubles title for the Saints. The final score showed that they had put up a strong fight throughout the match.
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