Osakis girls' tennis: Silverstreak doubles team heads to stateOsakis’ Sabrina and Kiera Zimmel will be heading to the State Class A doubles tournament. The Silverstreak duo earned runner-up honors in the Section 6A meet at Sartell Tuesday, falling to Andrea and Emma Koskiniemi of Staples-Motley 6-0, 6-1 in the finals.
Osakis’ Sabrina and Kiera Zimmel will be heading to the State Class A doubles tournament.
The Silverstreak duo earned runner-up honors in the Section 6A meet at Sartell Tuesday, falling to Andrea and Emma Koskiniemi of Staples-Motley 6-0, 6-1 in the finals.
The Zimmels defeated another Staples-Motley pair – Maggie O’Keefe and Mikayla Wing – in a hard-fought, three-set contest 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, to earn their spot in the finals.
Action will begin for the Osakis pair on Thursday, October 28, at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center in Minneapolis.
Osakis singles player Brianne Giesler fell to Laura Hintzen of Sauk Centre in the semifinals, putting her in the third place match, where she defeated Parkers Prairie player Brenna Warren 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
Warren had fallen to Kimmy Mrozek of Long Prairie-Grey Eagle/USA in the semifinals 6-4, 6-0.
Warren and Giesler advanced to the semifinals of the Section 6A individual tennis tournament with two wins last Friday.
Warren beat Jasmyn Sutton 6-2, 6-1 in the opening round before taking down Kady Buschette of Sauk Centre in a three-set thriller in the quarterfinals. Warren persevered after a second-set loss to win 7-5, 5-7, 6-4.
Giesler made it look easy in her two wins. She beat Sara Roerck of LPGE in straight sets before doing the same against Nicole Anderson of West Central Area.
It was Sabrina and Kiera Zimmel of Osakis advancing to the semifinals of the doubles tournament. The Silverstreaks’ duo beat Darcey Aronson and Megan Wagner of Morris 6-0, 6-1. They then beat Rachel Riley and Ellen Stensrud of Minnewaska to advance to the semifinals.
SECTION 6A INDIVIDUAL
AREA RESULTS – SINGLES – First round – Kimmy Mrozek (LPGE) def. Hannah Freske (MAHS), 6-0, 6-0; Brenna Warren (PP) def. Jasmyn Sutton (WCA), 6-2, 6-1; Kady Buschette (SC) def. Jakki Sjobeck (PP), 6-4, 6-0; Tonya Hetland (O) def. Annie Kautto (SM), 6-1, 6-1; Nicole Anderson (WCA) def. Jada Hoffman (MAHS), 6-2, 6-3; Brianne Giesler (O) def. Sara Roerck (LPGE), 6-0, 6-3; Second round – Warren (PP) def. Buschette (SC), 7-5, 5-7, 6-4; Laura Hintzen (SC) def. Hetland (O), 6-2, 6-3; Giesler (O) def. Anderson (WCA), 6-0, 6-1; Semifinals – Mrozek (LPGE/USA) def. Warren 6-4, 6-0; Hintzen (SC) def. Giesler 6-4, 6-1. THIRD PLACE – Giesler (O) def. Warren (PP) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3.
DOUBLES – First round – Andrea Koskiniemi/Emma Koskiniemi (SM) def. Sarah Frisch/Erin Rudell (WCA), 6-0, 6-0; Megan Duchene/Leah Middendorf (SC) def. Janna Juntunen/Lauren Silbernick (O), 3-6, 7-5, 6-4; Andrea Johnson/Megan Jergensen (MAHS) def. Brittany Shircliff/Renee Warren (PP), 6-1, 6-3; Sarah Holt/Megan Tschida (LPGE) def. Eloise Warren/Katherine Wippler (PP), 6-0, 6-1; Samantha Ritter/Amy Zimmerman (SC) def. Carlie Loeks/Krista Paulson (WCA), 6-4, 6-2; Rachel Riley/Ellen Stensrud (MAHS) def. Laura Geisenhof/Abbey Schultz (LPGE), 6-7, 6-1, 7-5; Kiera Zimmel/Sabrina Zimmel (O) def. Darcey Aderson/Megan Wagner (Morris), 6-0, 6-1; Second round – Holt/Tschida (LPGE) def. Johnson/Jergensen (MAHS), 6-0, 6-4; Zimmel/Zimmel (O) def. Riley/Stensrud (MAHS), 6-1, 6-3; Semifinals – Zimmel/Zimmel (O) def. O’Keefe/Wing (SM) 6-2, 7-5. CHAMPIONSHIP – Koskiniemi/Koskiniemi (SM) def. Zimmel/Zimmel 6-0, 6-1