From CCX, “The Maple Grove girls’ tennis team defeated Wayzata 5-2 Wednesday to win the Section 5AA team title for a second straight year. The Crimson earned their five team points by winning at third and fourth singles and in all three doubles matches. Maple Grove (19-1) made its first state tournament appearance in 2021. The section singles and doubles tournaments are next week with the state Class AA tennis tournament taking place October 25th through the 28th at Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis.”
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Wayzata Girls Tennis Co-captain Hallie Koehn. Photograph Dan Gustafson.
The Wayzata Girls Tennis Team defeated Columbia Heights in Sectional Tournament play on Wednesday, October 1st and will advance to the second round. View a photo gallery of the team here: http://goo.gl/uE5m0Z
The boy’s tennis doubles tandem of senior Ty Simcoe and junior Gary Notkin earned a spot at this year’s state tournament by winning the section 2AA doubles tournament on Tuesday, May 26.
Simcoe and Notkin won three straight three-set matches on their way to winning the tournament as the No. 2 seed.
Simecoe and Notkin first dispatched of Alexander Tollefson and Bradley Malmsten of Eden Prairie in straight sets, 6-4 and 6-2. After that, things got a little more difficult.
The pair needed three sets in the quarterfinals to defeat Wilmar’s Jim Neis and Mitchell Fader, 6-0, 4-6, 7-5.
In the semifinals, Simcoe and Notkin got past Eden Prairie’s Michael Crevier and Yiding Hou, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
Simcoe and Notkin then punched their ticket to the state tournament with a dramatic 7-6, 1-6, 6-4 victory over Minnetonka’s Thiago Morsch and Luke Bastiansen in the championship match.
The Wayzata team will take part in the Class AA state tournament on June 2 and 3 at the Baseline Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Simcoe and Notkin will represent the Trojans in the individual state tournament on June 4 and 5.
Here is the schedule for Wayzata Boys Tennis for 2009: http://www.classiclake.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?cwellOnly=1&G5statusflag=view&schoolname=&school_id=5&G5button=13&G5genie=23&vw_schoolyear=1&vw_agl=879-2-482&category_sel=&category=0
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