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Doubles teams propel Perham past Panthers

Perham/New York Mills used a sweep in doubles to spark a 4-3 win over the Park Rapids girls tennis team Tuesday afternoon at Perham.

Park Rapids swept the top singles spots with Natalie Kinkel coasting at the No. 1 spot, Abby Morris winning in straight sets at the No. 2 position and Kendra Coborn prevailing in straight sets at the No. 3 spot.

Madison Johnson and Meagan Powers lost in three sets at No. 3 doubles for the Panthers while P/NYM won the other three matches in straight sets.

The loss dropped the Panthers to 3-2 in Mid-State Conference matches and 1-1 against Section 8A opponents. Park Rapids is 7-6 overall in dual meets.

Perham/New York Mills 4, Park Rapids 3
No. 1 singles: Natalie Kinkel, PR, over Michelle Swyter 6-0, 6-0.No. 2 singles: Abby Morris, PR, over Jade Lenius 6-4, 6-1.No. 3 singles: Kendra Coborn, PR, over Johanna Winkels 7-5, 6-4.No. 4 singles: Avery Beachy, PNYM, over Mickey Clark 6-2, 6-4.No. 1 doubles: Kiera Radniecki/Grace Minten, PNYM, Chloe Johnson/Jada Renneberg 6-3, 6-0.No. 2 doubles: Mira Vorderbruggen/Malia Groff, PNYM, over Gracie Eischens/Rachael Herman 7-5, 6-2.No. 3 doubles: LaVonne Lindberg/Kendra Moris, PNYM, over Madison Johnson/Meagan Powers 5-7, 6-4, 7-5.