2018 MN Girls High School
State Tournament Results
October 25, 2018
The 2018 Minnesota Girls State High School Tennis Team Tournament concluded Oct. 24, crowning champions in both the Class A and 2A categories. The individual tournament kicked off Oct. 25 at Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center and Baseline Tennis Center. Congratulations to The Blake School and Edina High School, the 2018 team champions in Class A and Class 2A, and to all teams and individuals who qualified for the tournament.
Blake defeated Litchfield 7-0 in the Class A final, dropping only two sets during the match on its way to securing a fourth consecutive state championship. It was a similarly dominant performace from Edina, who defeated Minnetonka 7-0 to capture back-to-back Class 2A titles. The third place and consolation final matches were much tighter in both classes, with Rochester Lourdes defeating St. ADVERTISEMENT James 5-2 for third place in Class A and Rochester Mayo squeaking past Mounds View 4-3 in Class 2A.
In the Class A consolation bracket, Virginia won a tight match against Osakis 4-3 while Elk River defeated Eagan 5-2 in a rematch of last year's Class 2A consolation final.
In the individual tournament, Nicole Copeland (Edina) won her second consecutive state singles title in Class 2A, defeating teammate Andrea Jansson 6-1, 6-4. Zoe Adkins (Maple Grove) beat Ashley Tarrolly (St. Cloud Tech) 6-2, 7-5) to take third. In Class 2A doubles, Maddie Suk and Rachel Kelly (Hopkins) came back from a set down to capture the state title 6-7 (2), 6-0, 6-1. Charlotte Bowles and Nic Kelly (Prior Lake) defeated Paige Sargent and Julia Baber (Rochester Century) 6-2, 6-3 to grab third place.
In the Class A individual singles tournament, Arlina Shen (Blake) defeated Katie Mulvey (Trinity School at River Ridge) 6-0, 6-4. In the third place match, Allison Jay (Blake) beat Elise Bierbaum (Litchfield) 7-5, 6-1. On the doubles side, Clare Palen and Natalie Allison (Rochester Lourdes) beat Shanna Kinny and Avery Stilwell (Litchfield) 6-2, 6-1. Continuing Blake's excellent performance at the tournament, Sonia Baig and Bella Suk defeated Audrey Delich and Lydia Delich (Eveleth-Gilbert High School) 6-3, 6-4.
To view full brackets and results, click here.
Champions: Edina High School
Second Place: Minnetonka High School
Third Place: Rochester Mayo High School
Consolation Winners: Elk River High School
Champions: The Blake School
Second Place: Litchfield High School
Third Place: Rochester Lourdes High School
Consolation Winners: Virginia High School
Class 2A Singles
Champion: Nicole Copeland (Edina)
Second Place: Andrea Jansson (Edina)
Third Place: Zoe Adkins (Maple Grove)
Consolation Winner: Eesha Varma (Eagan)
Class 2A Doubles
Champions: Maddie Suk/Rachel Kelly (Hopkins)
Second Place: Taylor Trondson/Paige Trondson (Mounds View)
Third Place: Charlotte Bowles/Nic Keller (Prior Lake)
Consolation Winners: Gabby Dahlen/Anna Dahlen (Princeton)
Class A Singles
Champion: Arlina Shen (Blake)
Second Place: Katie Mulvey (Trinity School at River Ridge)
Third Place: Allison Jay (Blake)
Consolation Winner: Danielle Thorfinnson (Minnewaska Area High School)
Class A Doubles
Champions: Clare Palen/Natalie Allison (Lourdes)
Second Place: Shanna Kinny/Avery Stilwell (Litchfield)
Third Place: Sonia Baig/Bella Suk (Blake)
Consolation Winners: Emily Melin/Caroline Cameron (Blake)