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New Richmond's Greta Bakke defeated at state tennis meet; Volleyball seeding announced

New Richmond senior Greta Bakke competed in at the WIAA Division 1 state tennis meet for the second straight year when she was defeated in the opening round of singles action on Thursday.

New Richmond High School senior Greta Bakke was defeated in her opening round match at the 2017 WIAA Division 1 State Tennis Championships on Thursday afternoon.

Bakke was appearing at the WIAA Division 1 state meet in singles for the second straight year. Bakke drew Beaver Dam sophomore Morgan Nelson in the opening round of the state tournament. Nelson scored a 6-2, 6-1 win over Bakke. Bakke completes her senior season with a 23-7 record.

Seeding for the area volleyball teams has been announced.

In Division 2, the undefeated St. Croix Central Panthers received the top seed in the sectional bracket. The Panthers draw a bye in the opening round of regional tournament action, playing their first match at home on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Their opponent in that match will be the winner of Tuesday's match between Somerset and Osceola. Somerset will host Tuesday's match at 7 p.m. Somerset is the home team based on its eighth seed, while Osceola is the ninth seed in the bracket

In Division 1, the Richmond volleyball team received the 11th seed in the sectional bracket. That means the Tigers will open tournament action next Thursday on the road. They will play at D.C. Everest, which received the sixth seed. 

Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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