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Sports roundup from Monday, September 16

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Sports roundup from Monday, September 16
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Tennis

Osakis 4, Minnewaska 3

Minnewaska nearly pulled off the upset over the Osakis girls tennis team in a 4-3 Silverstreaks victory in Glenwood yesterday.

Osakis had three-set victories in first and fourth singles for Taylor Kraemer over Ellen Stensrud (7-5, 1-6, 6-2) and Hannah Szech (6-3, 3-6, 6-2). Minnewaska won the other two singles matches, with Jada Hoffman beating Hannah Baker (6-2, 2-6, 6-4) and Hannah Freske beating Alexa Hoffarth (6-2, 7-6(2)).

It was the Osakis doubles lineup that clinched the victory, as Peyton Garcia and Elyse Wiener beat Joelle Thorfinnson and Annika Pederson at second doubles (6-4, 2-6, 6-4) and Morgan Silbernick and Ashley Kraemer beat Sarah Freske and Karissa LaMont at third doubles (6-3, 6-1). The Minnewaska first doubles team of Katie Anderson and Katelyn Foster beat Rachael Riley and Makenna Hanson 6-3, 4-6.

Alexandria 7, Moorhead 0

Alexandria picked up a sweep over visiting Moorhead yesterday 7-0.

Ellie Bergstrand, Carly Snell, Bria Schueler and Hannah Vickstrom all won for the Cardinals at singles. In doubles, Marissa Wheeler and Rachel Sjostrand won at first doubles, Kim Wilkins and Kerri Wilkins won at second doubles and Jenna Steffl and Abby Telander won at third doubles.

Volleyball

Brandon-Evansville needed five sets but were able to stay undefeated in conference play this season with a 3-2 victory over Hancock.

Caroline Jansen led the Chargers with 18 kills, and Kinsley Randt added 40 assists. Megan Kokett had 23 digs in the match.

Soccer

The Alexandria boys soccer team tied 2-2 with Moorhead on the road Monday evening.

Devin Crowe and Kevin Roedel both picked up a goal and an assist each in the tie.

The Cardinals goaltender Zach Lamb turned away 13 shots in the game.

Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is the sports editor at the Pierce County Herald. Before working at the Herald, Blaze was a sports reporter at the Alexandria Echo Press for one year and 10 months. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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