The Section 6A individual tennis tournament started Monday at StaFit in Sartell.
In singles play, Anne Clarke defeated Kendra Hammerschmidt (MACCRAY) 6-0, 6-0 in the first round. She also defeated Sophia Curriel (Benson) 6-1, 6-4 in the quarterfinals. Anne Clarke of YME lost to Danielle Thorfinnson of Minnewaska 6-4 6-0 in the Section 6A semifinals. She then lost to Kori Douglas of Montevideo 6-3 4-6 6-0, which means she finished in fourth place.
Whitney Tennis defeated Ashtyn Oie (Lac qui Parle) 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the first round. She was defeated in the quarterfinals by Tia Dykema (Osakis) 6-0, 6-0 and eliminated from the tournament.
In doubles, Chelsey Niemeyer and Macie Sik were defeated by Courtney Hanson and Jessica Sigdahl (Lac Qui Parle) 6-0, 6-3 and eliminated from the tournament. Chelsea Hoernemann and Emilee Speh were defeated by Molly Hacker and Anna Hacker 6-2, 6-1 and eliminated from the tournament.
In other YME tennis news, Jeff Lalim was voted Assistant Coach of the Year of Section 6A for the second year in a row.