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BOZEMAN - The Olsons are right on track.

Missoula Sentinel siblings Braden and Ristine Olson, the defending singles champions, won their opening matches Friday at the state Class AA tennis tournament.

Senior Braden Olson, 20-0 this season, downed Brian Snepenger of Bozeman 6-1, 6-2 in the opening round and then took a 6-0, 6-0 win from Chad Lillie of Billings West in the quarterfinals. He'll face Kyle Wilson of Bozeman in one semifinal on Saturday, while Billings Senior's Kevin Harris takes on Jacob Childress of Missoula Hellgate in the other.

Sophomore Ristine Olson ran her season record to 21-0 with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Devon Langlas of Billings West in the opening round and a 6-0, 6-0 win over Kate Richards of Bozeman in the quarterfinals. Olson plays Billings West's Jenna Sutton in one singles semifinal, while Missoula Hellgate senior Lindsey Torgerson, who won the singles titles in her freshman and sophomore years, meets Cathy Praud of Great Falls in the other.

The Bozeman boys and girls lead the team standings after the first day. The Bozeman boys have 12 points while Great Falls Russell and Missoula Hellgate are tied for second with 10 points each.

The Bozeman girls have 16 points, followed by Billings West with 10 and defending champion Kalispell with eight.

The semifinals and finals are scheduled for Saturday.

Billings Senior's Tom Allen and Blake Shepard play Missoula Hellgate's Ray Gamradt and Caleb Sandford in one doubles semifinal. Great Falls Russell's Adam Buer and Brian Stoick play Dan Tengelsen and Arthur Modlinski of Bozeman in the other.

In the girls' doubles semifinals, Jamie Wong of Billings West plays Lizzie Iwersen and Michele Bailey of Kalispell in one semifinal. Courtney Dayhuff and Kara Larsen of Bozeman play Billings Senior's Marilyn Cole and Carissa Klarich in the other.


Team scores: Bozeman 12, Great Falls Russell 10, Missoula Hellgate 10, Billings Senior 8, Billings West 7, Missoula Sentinel 7, Kalispell 5, Missoula Big Sky 2, Helena Capital 2, Helena High 1, Billings Skyview 0; Butte 0; Great Falls High 0


First round - Kevin Harris, Bsr, def. J.R. Connor, CMR, 6-0, 6-0. Paul Baumgartner, MS, def. John Furst, Boz, 6-0, 6-0. Jacob Childress, MH, def. Ryan Wallace, Boz, 6-2, 6-0. Matt Parker, Kal, def. Ben Holden, BW, 6-3, 6-2. Braden Olson, MS, def. Brian Snepenger, Boz, 6-1, 6-2. Chad Lillie, BW, def. Josh Horton, CMR, 6-3, 6-4. Nick McCarvel, HC, def. Ryan VanNess, CMR, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Kyle Wilson, Boz, def. Dan Selvig, MH,6-0, 6-0.

Second round - Harris, Bsr, def. Baumgartner, MS, 6-1, 6-2. Childress, MH, def. Parker, Kal, 6-3, 6-2. Olson, MS, def. Lillie, BW, 6-0, 6-0. Wilson, Boz, def. McCarvel, HC, 6-0, 6-3.

Consolation - Connor, CMR, def. Furst, Boz, 6-3, 6-3. Holden, BW, def. Wallace, Boz, 6-2, 6-3. Horton, CMR, def. Snepenger, Boz, 6-3, 6-4. VanNess, CMR, def. Selvig, MH, 6-2, 6-1. Parker, Kal, def. Connor, CMR, 6-1, 7-5. Baumgartner, MS, def. Holden, BW, 6-0,6-1. Horton, CMR, def. McCarvel, HC, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Lillie, BW, def. VanNess, CMR, 6-0-6-2.


First round - Tom Allen-Blake Shepard, Bsr, def. Matt Gore-Ben Hennes, MBS, 6-1, 6-3. Kenny Lard-Andy Frey, Kal, def. Michael Richards-Steve Teintze, Boz, 6-0, 6-0. David Sands-Austin Carmony, Boz, def. Adam Anderson-Matt Murphy, CMR, 6-3, 7-6 (13-11). Ray Gamradt-Caleb Sandford, MH, def. Chris Dahl-Cory Kamback, Bsv, 6-1, 6-2. Adam Buer-Brian Stoick, CMR, def. Joe Strekall-Jeff Edelen, HH, 6-4,6-2. Dan Garnass-Holmes-Lucas Childress, MH, def. Brent Jacobs-John Marnin, Bsr, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-4), 6-1. Robbie McDermott-Bryan King, BW, def. John Yates-Jeff Smith, MBS, 7-6 (7-5), 2-6, 6-3. Dan Tengelsen-Arthur Modlinski, Boz, def. Ryan Flaherty-Greg Gysberg,CMR, 6-0, 6-1.

Second round - Allen-Shepard, Bsr, def. Lard-Frey, Kal, 7-5,6-2. Gamradt-Sandford, MH, def. Sands-Carmony, Boz, 7-5, 6-3.Buer-Stoick, CMR, def. Garness-Holmes-Childress, MH, 6-3, 6-3.Tengelsen-Modlinski, Boz, def. McDermott-King, BW, 6-2, 6-2.

Consolation - Richards-Teintze, Boz, def. Gore-Hennes, MBS,6-2, 6-2. Anderson-Murphy, CMR, def. Dahl-Kamback, Bsv, 6-1, 2-6,7-5. Strekall-Edelen, HH, def. Jacobs-Marnin, Bsr, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2. Yates-Smith, MBS, def. Flaherty-Gysberg, CMR, 6-3, 6-1.Sands-Carmony, Boz, def. Richards-Teintze, Boz, 6-2, 6-1.Anderson-Murphy, CMR, def. Lard-Frey, Kal, 7-6 (6), 7-5. McDermott-King, BW, def. Strekall-Edelen, HH, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.Yates-Smith, MBS, def. Garness-Holmes-Childress, MH, 6-4, 6-1.


Team scores: Bozeman 16, Billings West 10, Kalispell 8, Missoula Hellgate 7, Missoula Sentinel 7, Great Falls High 5, Billings Senior 4, Helena Capital 2, Billings Skyview 1, Helena High 0, Missoula Big Sky 0


First round - Jenna Sutton, BW, def. Jaclyn Morgan, MS, 6-2, 6-4. Audrey Lee, BU, def. Ashley Janikula, GFH, 6-3, 6-2. Kate Richards, Boz, def. Lacey Alfred, GFH, 6-3, 6-2. Ristine Olson, MS, def. Devon Langlas, BW, 6-1, 6-0. Cathy Praud, GFH, def. Leslie Davis, HH, 6-0, 6-1. Hollin Buck, MS, def. Kacey Peach, Bsv, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3, (7-4). Lindsey Torgerson, MH, def. Callie Lawrence, HC, 6-0, 6-1. Erica Hanson, Boz, def. Jori Erwin,CMR, 6-1, 6-1.

Second round - Sutton, BW, def. Lee, Bu, 6-1, 6-3. Olson, MS, def. Richards, Boz, 6-0, 6-0. Praud, GFH, def. Buck, MS, 7-5, 6-0. Torgerson, MH, def. Hanson, Boz, 6-1, 6-0.

Consolation - Morgan, MS, def. Janikula, GFH, 7-5, 6-1. Alfred, GFH, def. Langlas, BW, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Peach, Bsv, def. Davis, HH,1-6, 6-4, 6-1. Lawrence, HC, def. Erwin, CMR, 7-6, 6-3 (7-1).


First round - Julie Handley-Jamie Wong, BW, def.Helen Ivarrson- Johanne Watermann, Kal, 6-0, 6-0. Jamie Booth-Michaela Garcia, Boz, def. Adair Muth-Sharron Finn, MBS, 6-2, 6-1.Emily Sands-Sydney Wragge-Keller, Boz, def. Jenny Harris-Nylene Wicks, MS, 6-0, 4-6, 7-5. Michele Bailey-Lizzie Iwersen, Kal, def.Danielle Wang-Ericka Anderson, BW, 6-2, 6-1. Holley Mylander-KateCampbell, MH, def. Amy Davis-Katie Welna, BU, 6-2, 6-1. Marilyn Cole-Carissa Klarich, BSR, def. Abby Bliler-Krista Shanahan, CMR,7-5, 7-0. Danielle Bailey-Missy Schottlekorb, Kal, def. Bekah Holden-Kelly Rupert, BW, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. Courtney Dayhuff-KaraLarsen, Boz, def. Kjelsi Tootell-Megan Watson, MBS, 6-1, 6-1.

Second round - Handley-Wong, BW, def. Booth-Garcia, Boz, 6-2,6-1. Bailey-Iwerson, Kal, def. Sands-Wragge-Keller, Boz, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0. Cole-Klarich, BSR, def. Mylander-Campbell, MH, 6-4, 6-2. Dayhuff-Larsen, Boz, def. Bailey-Schottlekorb, Kal, 6-1, 5-7, 6-3.

Consolation - Ivarrson-Watermann, Kal, def. Muth-Finn, MBS, 7-6, 6-2. Wang-Anderson, BW, def. Harris- Wicks, 6-1, 6-3. Bliler-Shanahan, CMR, def. Davis-Welna, Bu, 6-4, 6-4.Holden-Rupert, BW, def. Tootell-Watson, MBS, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 (5-7).Sands- Wragge-Keller, Boz, def. Iwersen-Watermann, Kal, 6-2, 6-3.Booth-Garcia, Boz, def. Wang-Anderson, BW, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4.Bailey-Schottleborb, Kal, def. Bliler-Shannahan, CMR, 6-3, 6-1.Mylander-Campbell, MH, def. Holden-Rupert, BW, 6-2, 6-1.

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