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Forum staff reports, Published May 22 2009

North Dakota state girls tennis tournament: Red River goes to team final

MINOT, N.D. – Grand Forks Red River was the only team from the Eastern Dakota Conference to reach the semifinals of the team portion of the North Dakota state girls tennis tournament Thursday.

The Roughriders defeated Bismarck St. Mary’s 5-0 to advance to the final.

Bismarck Century beat Williston 4-1 in the other semifinal.

Fargo South defeated Fargo North 3-2 in the consolation round. West Fargo lost 3-2 to Minot in the other consolation game.

Team tournament

Semifinals

Grand Forks Red River 5, Bismarck St. Mary’s 0

Singles: 1, Anderson, GFRR, def. Roller, 6-0, 6-0. 2, Ronkowski, GFRR, def. Bohan, 6-0, 6-1. 3, Smith, GFRR, def. Andie Taborsky, 6-2, 7-6 (12-10).

Doubles: 1, Marasinghe/Yunker, GFRR, def. Bakke/Alecia Beck, 6-1, 6-0. 2, Johnson/Luk, GFRR, def. Kadrmas/Mueller, 6-1, 6-4.

Bismarck Century 4, Williston 1

Singles: 1, Welk, Century, def. Hennessy, 6-4, 6-3; 2, James, Century, def. Slemin, 6-1, 6-3; 3, Whitman, Century, def. Ryckman, 7-5, 6-0.

Doubles: 1, Swanberg/Larson, Century, def. Kemp/ Monson, 6-4, 6-1; 2, Fearing/ Kjos, Williston, def. Hineman/ Bauer, 7-5, 7-6.

Consolation round

Minot 3, West Fargo 2

Singles: 1, Anderson, WF, def. Olson, 6-4, 6-2; 2, Dai, WF, def. Hall, 6-4, 6-4; 3, Beck, Minot, def. Smith, 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

Doubles: 1, Montgomery/Eckmann, Minot, def. Smith/ Broton, 6-1, 6-3; 2, Black/ Peterson, Minot, def. Olson, 6-3, 6-3.

Fargo South 3, Fargo North 2

Singles

1, Wanzek, South, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1; 2, Moe, South, def. Jacobson, 6-0, 6-0; 3, McGuigen, South, def. Bjorlie, 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles

1, Harrison/DeLeon, North, def. Diederich/ Diederich, 6-2, 6-2; 2, Thompson/Padrone, North, def. Wanzek/Stenhjem, 6-3, 6-3.

Quarterfinals

Bismarck Century 4, Fargo North 1

Singles

1, Welk, Century, def. DeLean, 6-0, 6-0; 2, James, Century, def. Jacobson, 6-1, 6-0; 3, Whitman, Century, def. Bjorlie, 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles

1, Swanberg/Larson, Century, def. Harrison/ Jacobson, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0; 2, Thompson/ Padrone, North, def. Bauer/ Knudson, 7-5, 6-2.

Williston 4, Fargo South 1

Singles

1, Hennessy, Williston, def. A. Wanzek, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0; 2, Slemin, Williston, def. Moe, 6-3, 7-5; 3, Ryckman, Williston, def. Stenhjem, 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles

1, Kemp/ Monson, Williston, def. McGuigan/B. Diederich, 0-6, 6-3, 6-3; 2, A. Diederich/J. Wanzek, South, def. Fearing/ Kjos, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4).

Grand Forks Red River 5, Minot High 0

Singles

1, Ronkowski, GFRR, def. Black, 6-1, 6-0; 2, Yunker, GFRR, def. Peterson, 6-1, 6-1; 3, Marasinghe, GFRR, def. Beck, 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles

1, Anderson/ Hovland, GFRR, def. Montgomery/ Eckmann, 6-1, 6-2; 2, Orr/ Luk, GFRR, def. Olson/Hall, 6-0, 6-2.

Bismarck St. Mary’s 5, West Fargo 0

Singles

1, Bakkes, St. Mary’s, def. Anderson, 6-2, 6-7, 6-2; 2, Beck, St. Mary’s, def. Dai, 6-1, 6-2; 3, Bohan, St. Mary’s, def. S.Smith, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles

1, Roller/Jaborksy, St. Mary’s, def. C. Smith/ Broton, 6-2, 6-1; 2, Kadrmas/Mueller, St. Mary’s, def. S. Olson/Bechtold, 6-4, 6-3.