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GREAT FALLS - Two-time defending divisional champion Morgan Daley of Kalispell put herself in position for a third straight title Thursday at the Northern AA divisional tournament.

Daley moved into the semifinals with a 6-0, 6-0 rout of Laurel DeFrancesci of Great Falls Russell.

The Bravettes also advanced two doubles teams to the semis. Michele Bailey and Lizzie Iwerson downed Angie Boule and Meghan Gerrity of Great Falls Russell 6-0, 6-1 in a quarterfinal match. Danielle Bailey and Missy Schottlekorb defeated Jill Walters and Emily Bulger of Great Falls 6-1, 6-0 in another quarterfinal.

Kalispell's Matt Parker moved into the boys' singles semis with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Ryan Lindeman of Great Falls Russell. The Braves' doubles' team of Kenny Lord and Andy Frey moved into the semis with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Ryan Storrusten and Jacob Johnson of Great Falls.

The top four singles players and doubles teams advance to the state Class AA tournament next week in Bozeman.

Southeastern B-C divisional: Host Jefferson High of Boulder took a big first-day lead Thursday in the Southeastern B-C tournament, comprised solely of girls' teams.

Boulder put up 12 points while Whitehall is second in the four-team field with six.

In singles, Boulder and Darby each advanced two players to Friday's semifinals. Top-seeded Virginia Johnson of Boulder will play Ashley Miller of Darby while defending divisional champion Bonny Bower of Darby will take on Heather Wesolovski of Boulder for spots in the championship match later Friday.

The top four singles players and top four doubles teams will advance to the state Class B-C tournament in Missoula May 17-19.

Northern AA

At Great Falls

BOYS

Singles

First round - Ryan Lindeman (CMR) won by default; Nick Siemans (Kalispell) def. Tom Ottenheimer (CMR) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (7-4), 7-6 (7-3); J.R. Conner (CMR) bye; Matt Parker (Kalispell) bye; Ryan Van Ness (CMR) bye; Jake Tronson (GFH) def. Marcus Reily (Kalispell) 3-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2; Gary Hower (Kalispell) def. Tim Lohmiller (GFH) 6-0, 6-0; Josh Horton (CMR) bye.

Second round - Parker def. Lindeman 6-0, 6-1; Conner def. Siemans 2-6, 6-2, 6-4; Van Ness def. Tronson 6-4, 6-2; Horton def. Hower 6-0, 6-2.

Doubles

First round - Kenny Lord-Andry Frey (Kalispell) bye; Ryan Storrusten-Jacob Johnson (GFH) bye; Shad Pepion-Brian Mayernik (GFH) bye; Ryan Flaherty-Greg Gysberg (CMR) bye; John Monroe-Kyle Skyba (Kalispell) bye; Oliver Hendriksen-Mike Murray (Kalispell) def. Jim Annacker-David Flaherty (GFH) 6-3, 5-7, 7-5; Brian Stoick-Adam Buer (CMR) bye.

Second round - Lord-Frey def. Storrusten-Johnson 6-0, 6-0; Flaherty-Gysberg def. Pepion-Mayernik 6-1, 6-2; Anderson-Murphy def. Monroe-Skyba; Stoick-Buer def. Hendriksen-Murray 6-0, 6-0.

GIRLS

Singles

First round - Morgan Daley (Kalispell) bye; Laurel DeFrancesci (CMR) won by default; Brynn Bishop (CMR) def. Hilary Tracy (Kalispell) 6-2, 6-0; Ashley Janikula (GFH) bye; Jori Erwin (CMR) bye; Lacey Alfred (GFH) def. Lindsey Lord (Kalispell) 6-0, 6-1; Sara Anderson (CMR) def. Alissa Gare (Kalispell) 6-2, 6-2; Cathy Praud (GFH) bye.

Second round - Daley def. DeFrancesci 6-0, 6-0; Janikula def. Bishop 5-7, 7-5, 6-3; Erwin def. Alfred 7-6 (7-4), 6-2; Praud def. Anderson 6-0, 6-3.

Doubles

First round - Michele Bailey-Lizzie Iwerson (Kalispell) bye; Angie Boule-Meghan Gerrity (CMR) bye; Lindsey Grunewald-Gina Palagi (GFH) bye; Lindsey Pacini-Stephanie Mattocks (CMR) bye; Jill Walters-Emily Bulger (GFH) bye; Danielle Bailey-Missy Schottlekorb (Kalispell) bye; Johanne Watermann-Helen Evarrson (Kalispell) def. Lindsey Godwin-Ashley Winchell 6-1, 6-0; Abby Bliler-Krista Shanahan (CMR) bye.

Second round - Bailey-Iwerson def. Boule-Gerrity 6-0, 6-1; Pacini-Mattocks def. Grunewald-Palagi 6-0, 6-2; Bailey-Schottlekorb def. Walters-Bulger 6-1, 6-0; Bliler-Shanahan def. Watermann-Ivarson 7-6 (8-6), 6-3.

Southeastern B-C

Team scores: Boulder 12, Whitehall 6, Darby 5, Townsend 2.

Singles

First Round - Virginia Johnson, Boulder, def. Liliana Cosio, Whitehall, 6-0, 6-1. Jackie Carroll, Townsend, won by default over Katie Poellot, Darby. Steph Langford, Boulder, def. Jennifer W illiams, Whitehall, 6-4, 6-1. Amber Miller, Darby, def. Nicole Erickson, Townsend, 6-0, 6-0. Heather Wesolovski, Boulder, def. Dallice Smith, Whitehall, 6-0, 6-0. Vanessa Mears, Darby, def. Rebekah Peters, Townsend, 6-1, 6-2. Kyra Cooper, Boulder, def. Am ber Casebolt, Whitehall, 6-2, 6-3. Bonny Bower, Darby, def. Casey Dana, Townsend, 6-0, 6-0.

Quarterfinals - Virginia Johnson, Boulder, def. Jackie Carroll, Townsend, 6-0, 6-0. Amber Miller, Darby, def. Steph Langford, Boulder, 6-4, 6-1. Heather Wesolovski, Boulder, def. Vanessa Mears, Darby, 6-1, 6-2. Bonny Bower, Darby, def. Kyra Cooper, Boulder, 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles

First Round - Maggie Keating-Kayla Kemner, Boulder, bye. Leah McGuire-Katie Hankin, Townsend, def. Jamie Schmidt-Amber Housman, Whitehall, 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5). Kelsey Nugent-Jenae DeHaan, Townsend, def. Keely Sacry-Krista Sacry, Whitehall, 6-1, 6-3. Emily Elison-Erica Miller, Boulder, def. Dayna Edmondson-Ashley Fregoso , Boulder, 6-1, 6-3.

Semifinals - Maggie Keating-Kayla Kemner, Boulder, def. Leah McGuire-Katie Hankin, Townsend, 6-0, 6-0. Emily Elison-Erica Miller, Boulder, def. Kelsey Nugent-Jenae DeHaan, Townsend, 6-1, 6-1.

Elsewhere

BOYS

Stevensville 4, Corvallis 2

Singles - Dustin Frye, Cor, def. Elias Travis, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3; Ryal Weber, Cor, def. Patrick McNulty, 6-1, 6-3; Dylan Stroup, Ste, def. John Wax, 6-3, 2-6, 6-0.

Doubles - Scott Barbian-Tanner Mullin, Ste, def. Rich Jessop-Dave Carney, 6-1, 6-2; Brett Bardsley-Kevin Koepplin, Ste, def. Mike Lenander-David Wax, 6-1, 6-0; Jake Packer-Carl Woltanski, Ste, def. Luke Houten-Matt Hoffman 6-2, 6-4.

GIRLS

Stevensville 4, Corvallis 3

Singles - Becky Kenne, Cor, def. Rachel Proud, 6-3, 6-1; Caitlin Mathison, Ste, def. Morgan Maul-Smith, 8-5; Kenne, Cor, def. Therese Bell, 7-5, 6-0; Maul-Smith, Cor, def. Sarah Kauffman, 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles - Erin Ewer-Zoe Travis, Ste, def. Jessi Jacobson-Jodi Auch, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6, (10-8); Jenna Conrad-Jessi Schott, Ste, def. Katie Christian-Liza Carney, 6-1, 6-0; Tiffany Davis-Kristi Rosin, Ste, def. Natalie Johnson-Brooke Davidson, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.

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