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Hi-Liner girls tennis opened May with Thursdayâ€™s bright and sunny 6-3 Eastern Dakota Conference home win against Fargo Davies, a team eager to return the favor from last yearâ€™s outcome.
â€śWe knew going into the match that Fargo Davies was going to be good, with qualifying for State last year [at No. 4] right behind us [No. 3], and they didnâ€™t lose anyone due to graduation, where we lost Destiny Winkler, the EDC runner-up in Doubles last year and an All-EDC player,â€ť Hi-Liner head coach Matthew Nielson said. â€śWe beat them last year in the regular season, 6â€“3, on a very cold and windy day at Davies; some attributed that victoryto our team being tougher in the elements. Today, we beat them 6â€“3 again on a cool, breezy day. I attribute that to our mental toughness, our hunger, our focus on winning the next point, and our footwork.â€ť
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