Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK Sports Director
MORRIS – Due to the limited number of matches and current COVID-19 restrictions, the 2020 West Central Conference girls tennis tournament was broken into two brackets of four teams, with the top four seeds in one bracket, and seeds 5-8 in the other.
Yellow Medicine East finished ninth in conference standings and missed the playoffs.
Semifinals were played on Tuesday with high seed hosting. Championship, third, fifth, and seventh place matches will be played on Thursday, Oct. 1st.
Information regarding the section 6A tournament has also been released, and the quarterfinal round will be on Tuesday, Oct. 6th.
The semifinals will be on Thursday, Oct. 8th, and the section championship on Tuesday, Oct. 13th.
All matches will be hosted by the high seed with a 4:00 start.
West Central Conference Tournament
(2) Minnewaska Area 7, (3) Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta/West Central Area 0
No. 1 – Alissa Thorfinnson def. Abbigail Athey; 6-4, 4-6, 10-5
No. 2 – Addy Randt def. Katelyn Wehking; 6-0, 6-0
No. 3 – Annika Randt def. Kassidy Girard; 6-3, 6-1
No. 4 – Leah Hagen def. Katie Messner; 6-0, 6-3
No. 1 – Maddie Thorfinnson/Olivia Richards def. Greta Hentges/Lakia Manska; 6-0, 7-5
No. 2 – Zoey Elwood/Ally Mogard def. Brynna Olson/Breanna Schmidgall; 6-2, 7-6 (2)
No. 3 – Olivia Bleick/Grace Jensen def. Kjersten Nibbe/Hope Sperr; 7-5, 6-3
(1) Montevideo 4, (4) Benson/KMS 3
(5) Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 5, (8) Sauk Centre 2
(7) Melrose 5, (6) MACCRAY 2