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Paavola eliminated in Section 8A quarterfinals

Wadena-Deer Creek/Perham’s Mike Paavola was ousted in the Section 8A individual tournament’s quarterfinal round Tuesday by Crookston’s Sean Williams 6-0, 6-0.

Thief River Falls’ Ethan Johnson ousted WDCP’s Drew Larson (6-7), 6-0, 6-1 (4-7) in the first round.

WDCP doubles partners Barney Busa and Shane Perry fell to Thief River Falls’ Hunter Blowers and Devin Hutton 6-0, 6-1. WDCP’s Christian Hinckley and Austin Andreen fell to Park Rapids’ Chris Shaw and Calvin Bateman 6-1, 6-3.

The Class A state tennis tournament will be held June 3-7 at the Reed Sweatt Tennis Center in Minneapolis.

Section 8A Individual Tournament


Logan Engelstad (TRF) def. Ty Misialek (EGF) 6-0, 3-6, 6-1

Third Place

Zach Straw (EGF) def. Sean Williams (Crx) 6-0, 6-1


Engelstad (TRF) def. Williams (Crx) 6-0, 6-0

Misialek (EGF) def. Straw (EGF) 0-6, 6-4, 6-3



Travis Vatthauer-Bobby Tiedemann (Crx) def. Isaac Fondrick-Alex Fondrick (DL) 6-2, 6-0

True Second

I. Fondrick-A. Fondrick (DL) def. Sam Olson-Jorde Hutton (TRF) 6-3, 6-2

Third Place

Olson-Hutton (TRF) def. Hunter Blowers-Devin Hutton (TRF) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2


I. Fondrick-A. Fondrick (DL) def. Blowers-Hutton (TRF) 7-5, 2-6, 6-2

Vatthauer-Tiedemann (Crx) def. Olson-Hutton (TRF) 6-3, 6-4