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Platt, Moller place at Brookings Junior Open

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BROOKINGS -- It was an all-Mitchell championship match in the 16-year-old girls bracket at the Brookings Junior Open over the weekend.

Top-seeded Julia Platt defeated No. 12 seed Amber Moller, 6-2, 6-2, to claim the title. After earning a first-round bye, Platt defeated a pair of Sioux Falls players in the quarterfinals and semifinals. Moller hadn’t dropped a set in her prior two matches before facing Platt.

A pair of Mitchell tennis players competed in the Red River Open in Fargo, North Dakota, as well. Tyler Loecker defeated Moorhead, Minnesota’s Ben Carlson, 6-3, 6-0, before falling in the semifinals of the 16-year-old boys bracket.

In the 45-year-old men’s bracket, Scott Loecker advanced to the semifinals with a 7-5, 6-3 win over West Fargo, North Dakota’s Paul Thibedeau. Scott fell in straight sets in his next match.

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