Girls tennis: Cards take care of business against Flyers, Bemidji awaits in quarterfinals

Alexandria’s win not only served as a confidence boost moving forward but also punched a ticket to a much-anticipated rematch against Bemidji on Thursday.

“We wanted to start fast and play well right away, so the pressure would be on (Little Falls),” Alexandria head coach Dave Ronning said. “We did that up and down today. One of the goals I try to set for the girls is every time we play somebody weaker; I want us to learn something new. I like to say that if you win 6-0, 6-0, you didn’t learn anything because you didn’t try anything new. Make mistakes and grow in matches like these.”

Alexandria’s No. 1 singles player, Briana Holm, has been a shoulder for the Cardinals to lean on all fall. Match in and match out, she faces the best each team has to offer. On Tuesday afternoon, she beat Tori Gottwalt 6-1, 6-1,

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