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Girls tennis: Yellowjackets beat Thief River Falls for the first time in program history

Perham-New York Mills' 4-3 win over Thief River Falls was the first time any Yellowjackets tennis team beat the Prowlers.

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Perham's Trinity Covington hits a return shot during the Park Rapids invite on Aug. 2022 at Park Rapids High School.
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THIEF RIVER FALLS – The Perham-New York Mills girls tennis team made some history on Tuesday.

The Yellowjackets beat Thief River Falls 4-3 for the first time in program history. The Prowlers, who have been one of the state powers in high school tennis, had never surrendered a match to Perham-New York Mills in any boys or girls meeting.

The Yellowjackets won a pair of three-set matches. Kaia Anderson beat Avery Skaar 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles. Anna Stoll and Eva Vorderbruggen beat Ingrid Anderson and Brianne Ellison 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 at No. 3 doubles.

Violet Radniecki took down Anna Lunsetter 6-1, 6-1 at No. 4 singles. Maya Radniecki and Addicyn Zimmerman knocked off Piper Greene and Stephanie Dagg 6-4, 6-3 at No. 2 doubles.

PERHAM-NEW YORK MILLS 4, THIEF RIVER FALLS 3

SINGLES- No. 1- Brooklyn Broadwell (T) def. LaVonne Lindberg 6-2, 6-0; No. 2- Kaia Anderson (P) def. Avery Skaar 3-6, 6-4, 6-2; No. 3- Braylee Wienen (T) def. Alayna Moe 6-1, 6-0; No. 4- Violet Radniecki (P) def. Anna Lunsetter 6-1, 6-1

DOUBLES- No. 1- Bell Hamre-Paigge Weets (T) def. Trinity Covington-Morgan Smith 6-3, 6-4; No. 2- Maya Radniecki-Addicyn Zimmerman (P) def. Stephanie Dagg-Piper Greene 6-4, 6-3; No. 3- Anna Stoll-Eva Vorderbruggen (P) def. Ingrid Anderson-Brianne Ellison 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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