Lourdes advanced to the semi-finals, while Mayo lost today in the opening round matches of the 2015 Girls State High school Tennis Tournament.

The Eagles defeated Virginia 6-1 and will take on Blake Wednesday morning at 8 o’clock with the winner advancing to the Class A championship match Wednesday afternoon.

Rochester Lourdes def. Virginia 6-1

Singles:

Clare Palen, RL, def. McKenzie Phelps, V, 6-3, 6-1. 2. Rachel Kamath, RL, def. Annie Marcella, V, 6-2, 6-1. 3. Candela Rodriquez, RL, def. Anna Seitz, V, 7-6 (7-3), 6-3. 4. Ava Warren, V, def. Stephanie Petersen, RL, 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles:

  1. Sydney Allison & Ellen Gorman, RL, def. Jill Westerbur & Callie Mauston, V, 6-0, 6-0. 2. Natalie Allison & Molly Belda, RL, def. Cassie Cornell & Alex Saxhaug, V, 6-1, 6-0. 3. Anna Clayton & Catherine Patel, RL, def. Grace Paulsen & Amelia Cope-Robinson, V, 7-5, 6-4.

Mayo was beaten by second-seeded Eagan 4-3 in the Class AA quarterfinals this morning. Eagan is scheduled to face Prior Lake in the semi-finals Wednesday morning, while the Spartans went on to defeat Princeton 5-2 in the consolation bracket this afternoon.

Eagan 4 Rochester Mayo 3

Singles: 1. Samantha Nichols, EAG def. Jessica Marmorstein, RM , 5-7, 6-3,7-5. 2. Lauren Ferg, EAG, def. Emma Trncic, RM, 6-1, 6-2. 3. Eesha Varma, EAG, def. Kailee Johnson, RM, 6-0, 6-1. 4. Anusha Arcalgud, EAG, def. Oriana Vile, RM, 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles: 1. Elena Cattaneo-Natali Sorajja, RM def. Rachel Murray-Kjorte Harr, EAG, 6-1, 6-4. 2. Emily Norman-Amalin Sorajja, RM, def. Lindsey Hartford-Chloe Asuncion, EAG, 6-0, 6-1. 3. Alexandra Poeschla-Amelia Thompson, RM, def. Megan Anderson-Gina Hall, EAG, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

(Source - Minnesota State High School League)