Girls Tennis: Two area pairs set for semifinals

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Lake City duo Ashley Thieren and Ava Wallerich, seeded second, picked up a pair of wins on Thursday to qualify for the Section 1A doubles semifinals at the Rochester Athletic Club. Cannon Falls' Taylor Jackson and Paige Miest, seeded fourth, will also play in the semifinals.

Thieren and Wallerich will square off against third-seeded Molly Belda and Maria Topei of Rochester Lourdes. Jackson and Miest will face top-seeded Clare Palen and Natalie Alison, also of Lourdes.

The semifinals begin at 9 a.m., with the finals to follow. If a true second-place match is needed, it would follow the championship match.