The girls’ state tennis tournament resumed on Friday morning, with Division 1 and 2 singles competitors narrowing the field to four semifinalists.
In Division 2 singles, top-seeded competitor Madison Edwood’s Lily Olsen won her third round match against Prairie School’s Lillian Jorgensen 6–3, 6–1 and her quarterfinal match against Brookfield Academy’s Natalie Cartwright 6–3. 1, 6- won. 2 Aubrey Jane of the University of Milwaukee School, seeded fourth, to set up a semifinal match.
“He did a really good job taking one point at a time in both rounds today,” said Edgewood coach Aaron Kondrasuk.
Olsson, alternate fall state runner-up in Division 2 in the spring, remains unbeaten after entering state games with an 18–0 record.
In Division 1 singles, No. 7 seed Middleton’s Netra Somasundaram defeated Mia Bailey of Wausau West 6-1, 6-2 in the third round, and then in the quarter-finals defeated Caroline Schaefer of Divine Savior Holy Angels 6-4, 6-2. defeated by To secure one of the last four places.
Somasundaram, who finished better than her fifth-place medal in the alternate state tournament, will face third-ranked Parker Christiansen of Elkhorn.
Madison La Follette’s Annaliese Yang, Division 1 sixth seed and spring alternate-fall state champ, lost her quarterfinal match 6–2, 6– in a third round match against Milwaukee Ronald Reagan’s Natalie Stanula 6– 2, won 6-1. 0 against Christian.