10/9/18 -- Minneapolis, MN
The Blake Girls Tennis team held off a very strong Breck squad to win the Section 4A Team Championship. The final score of 6-1 did not indicate how close of a match it really was. Blake jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the match when 1st singles Arlina Shen, 2nd singles Sonia Baig, and 3rd singles Bella Suk cruised to a victory in straight sets. The rest of the matches came down to the wire. Down in both sets, 2nd doubles team of Natalie Anderson and Anna Secor rallied to win 6-4, 6-4 and claim the defining 4th point of the match. At 4th singles Allison Jay would win in a 3rd set tiebreaker. 1st doubles of Emily Melin and Carolyn Cameron would also comeback to win a 3rd set tiebreaker. Final score of 6-1.
The Bears advance to the State Team Tennis Tournament. It will be played October 23rd and 24th at Reed Sweatt Tennis Center.