Owatonna Girls’ Tennis Won Thursday; Blooming Prairie, NRHEG Football Lose Close Ones
The Owatonna girls' tennis team beat Farmington 5-2 Thursday. Owatonna High School volleyball lost a five-set match to Northfield. Blooming Prairie and NRHEG football lost their regular-season finales.
The Owatonna girls' tennis team advanced to the section semifinals again with their 5-2 victory over Farmington on Thursday at the OHS courts. The No. 3 seed Huskies will get a rematch with No. 2 seed Northfield in Tuesday's semifinals in Rochester.
Owatonna volleyball, Blooming Prairie football and NRHEG football all suffered losses that will hurt their position in the playoff standings. OHS volleyball lost in five sets to Northfield. The Raiders won the first two sets. The Huskies responded with two straight to set up the fifth set. Northfield won it 16-14. Blooming Prairie dropped a 42-40 decision to Kenyon-Wanamingo after missing the two-point conversion after rallying for a touchdown with less than a minute to go. NRHEG rallied from an early deficit to take the lead, but lost 24-23 to Maple River. Each team should still open with home playoff games Wednesday, October 13. Brackets will be announced Saturday.
Prep scores from Thursday, October 8
Girls' Section 1AA tennis tournament, quarterfinals
Owatonna 5, Farmington 2
Northfield 6, Rochester John Marshall 1
Rochester Mayo 7, Hastings 0
Lakeville South 4, Lakeville North 3
The 1AA semifinals are Tuesday in Rochester.
Kenyon-Wanamingo 42, Blooming Prairie 40
Maple River 24, NRHEG 23
United South Central 14, Medford 8
Faribault Bethlehem Academy 41, St. Clair 14
Fillmore Central 27, Wabasha-Kellog 2
Hayfield 27, Southland 14
Lake Crystal-Welcome-Memorial 27, Le Sueur-Henderson 14
Lewiston-Altura 53, Kingsland 8
Mankato Loyola 19, JWP 12
New Ulm Cathedral 33, Wabasso 12
Rushford-Peterson 24, Goodhue 21
St. Peter 21, Albert Lea 8
WEM 33, Mayer-Lutheran 14
Northfield 3, Owatonna 2
Mankato West 3, Albert Lea 1
Rochester Mayo 3, Rochester JM 0
Rochester Century 3, Austin 0
Tri-City United 3, Waseca 1
Winona 3, Faribault 0
Owatonna 2, Austin 0