OVER PAR.>>EVEN THOUGH IT SEEMS LIKE THE SEASON JUST STARTED YESTERDAY, IT’S TIME FOR SOME POSTSEASON TENNIS. TOMORROW BEGINS THE FIRST ROUND OF THE SECTION 8-2A BOYS TENNIS TOURNAMENT, WITH BEMIDJI TAKING A 16 AND 4 RECORD INTO THE PLAYOFFS.>>TEAM SAYS THEY ARE EXCITED FOR TOMORROW’S ACTION AND THE HEAD COACH THINKS THEIR BALANCED LINE UP GIVES THEM MULTIPLE WAYS TO EARN THE 4 POINTS NEEDED FOR A WIN.>>WE HAVE HAD SOME — YOU KNOW, A LOT OF CLOSE MATCHES. ONE OF THE THINGS THAT HELPED US A LOT IS THAT DIFFERENT PLAYERS HAVE STEPPED UP. YOU KNOW, THERE’S NO ONE COMBINATION THAT’S CARRIED US ALL YEARLONG. WE HAVE MIXED THE LINE UP AND WE HAVE POINTS FROM ALL OVER THE PLACE.>>THEIR FIRST ROUND OPPONENT IS BRAINERD WHO THEY LOST TO IN THE REGULAR SEASON WITH THE WARRIORS WINNING THREE THREE SET MATCHES TO TIP THE SCALES IN THEIR FAVOR.>>WHOEVER PLAYS THEIR BEST WILL WIN, JUST KEEPS GOING, KEEPS ROLLING THROUGH MATCHES. A LOT OF MATCHES WERE CLOSE WHEN WE PLAYED THEM. COULD HAVE GONE EITHER WAY. THAT’S GOING TO BE OUR FOCUS. GETTING THOSE CLOSE ONES.>>IT IS REALLY WELL BALANCED SUBSECTION AND SECTION, SO I THINK IN TOURNAMENT PLAY THE GUYS KNOW IT, WE KNOW IT, WE CAN BEAT ANYBODY THERE. WE CAN LOSE TO ALMOST ANYBODY WE PLAY TOO.>>THE SINGLES AND DOUBLES TOURNAMENT IS ON TUESDAY WITH ALL EYES ON THE SENIOR. HE’S FINISHED FOURTH IN THE SECTION TOURNAMENT EACH OF THE PAST TWO YEARS AND EYEING A TOP TWO FINISH TO MAKE THE STATE TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME.>>I THINK ALL OF MY EXPERIENCE HAS MADE ME MENTALLY STRONGER AND MENTALLY READY TO WIN — TAKE THE WIN.>>STILL TO BE DETERMINED IF HE PLAYS IN THE SINGLES OR DOUBLES BRACKET THE TOP TWO FINISHERS LAST YEAR HAVE BOTH GRADUATED. THE SINGLES TOURNAMENT IS WIDE OPEN.>>HE’S HAD A GOOD YEAR AS SINGLES PLAYER.>>YEAH, HE’S BEEN DOMINANT IN THE NUMBER ONE SPOT FOR BEMIDJI.>>PLAYED OUTDOORS?>>INDOORS, ALREADY MOVED

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