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Jung loses in final state tennis match, stays in top eight

GRAND FORKS -- After climbing to the top eight of the North Dakota girls tennis state tournament, Dickinson High senior Ireland Jung can still be proud despite her loss on Saturday.The West Region's No. 3-seeded Lauryn Andre of Bismarck High defe...

GRAND FORKS - After climbing to the top eight of the North Dakota girls tennis state tournament, Dickinson High senior Ireland Jung can still be proud despite her loss on Saturday.
The West Region’s No. 3-seeded Lauryn Andre of Bismarck High defeated the West Region’s sixth seed Jung 6-2, 6-2, in the consolation semifinals.
Jung made the top eight of the state individuals tournament after losing her first match to the East Region’s third-seeded Olivia Keelin of Fargo Shanley-Oak Grove 6-0, 6-3 on Friday. But Jung responded by beating the East Region’s seventh seed Heidi Lageson of Shanely-Oak Grove 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, then beating the East Region’s No. 4 seed Jenna Forknell of Fargo Davies 6-4, 6-4.
Jung’s tournament ended after her loss to Andre on Saturday.
The Midgets doubles team of freshman Lauren Jorda and senior Dynae Zubke also made the state tournament. Coming in as the eighth seed of the West Region, the duo lost on Friday to the East Region’s top-seeded Maia Wendel and Reagan Ingstad of Valley City 6-1, 6-1. Then Jorda and Zubke lost to the West Region’s fourth seed Bailee Graves and Kaitlin Mullowney of Jamestown 6-2, 6-2.

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