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Hudson senior Molly Sandberg advances to state tennis tournament

Published: October 13, 2016 5:42 PM

Hudson senior Molly Sandberg is heading to the state tournament for the fourth time in her career.

That became official after she earned a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Rocky River Magnificat's Alexandra Vesikallio in the quarterfinals at a Division I district tournament.

The tournament took place Oct. 13 at Springside Racquet & Fitness Club in Akron.

Sandberg (34-0) also posted a 6-0, 6-1 win over Warren Howland's Isabella Elisco to reach the quarterfinals.

Sandberg is scheduled to play for one of the top four seeds Oct. 15 at Springside Racquet & Fitness Club.

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The state tournament is set to take place Oct. 21 and 22 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason.

Sandberg will be the lone Lady Explorer at the state tournament.

Hudson's doubles team of senior Grace Graham and junior Jenny Gan lost its first match.

Graham and Gan suffered a 6-1, 6-2 defeat to North Canton Hoover's pair of Alessa Koinoglu and Hallie Hunt.

Graham finished 21-13 in 2016 and Gan finished with a 20-14 record.

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