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LEWISTOWN (AP) - The Havre boys won their fourth consecutive state Class A tennis title Saturday afternoon, by dominating the tournament.

The Blue Ponies took the top two spots in both the singles and doubles to score 58 points to far outdistance the rest of the field.

Kyle Baltrusch beat teammate Cody McClain in straight sets, 7-6(7-3) and 6-3, to win the singles.

The Blue Ponies' doubles duo of Daine Solomon and Jeremy Heininger beat teammates Marc Mariani and Gary Wagner, 6-2, 6-4.

Glendive was second with 19 points and Lewistown was third with 14 points.

Livingston, with Trisha Nelson and Whitney Schofield winning the doubles, won the girls' title with 20 points, edging Whitefish by four points.

Nelson and Schofield defeated Polson's Valerie Aman and Bethany Peterson, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-0), in the championship match.

Whitefish's Allison Fey won the singles with a 6-2, 6-4, victory over Krista Brand of Lewistown, which finished third with 15 points.

Freshman Shannon Hatzell of Billings Central placed third in singles. Hatzell, who finished 22-1, earned a measure of revenge with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Zoe Travis of Stevensville, Travis handed Hatzell her only loss of this season, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 in the second round on Friday.

BOYS

Team Havre 58, Glendive 19, Lewistown 14, Polson 12, Whitefish 9, Hamilton 7, Bigfork 4, Ronan 1, Stevensville 1, Corvallis 1.

Singles First round - Lance Harrison, Gle, def. Brian Dubuque, Pol, 6-2, 6-0; Cody McLain, Hav, def. Joe Barnes, Ham, 6-1, 6-3; Brady Ernst, Fer, def. Myles Embleton, Ham, 7-6 (5), 6-1; Aaron Fey, WF, def. Drew Orcutt, Gle, 6-1, 6-2; Kyle Baitrusch, Hav, def. Kevin Koepplin, Ste, 6-4, 6-1; Kiel Duckworth, Pol, def. Kyle Buckley, Gle, 6-2, 6-0; Chase Averil, Big, def. Kevin Robins, BC, 7-5, 6-0; Jeff Ernst, Fer, def. Patrick Wendler, Ron, 6-0. 7-6 (2).

Second round - McLain def. Harrison, 6-3, 6-2; Fey def. B. Ernst, 6-4, 6-1; Baltrusch def. Duckworth, 7-5, 7-6 (1); Averil def. J. Ernst, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 6-4.

First round consolation - Barnes def. Dubuque, 6-0, 6-4; Embleton def. Orcutt, 6-4, 6-1; Koepplin def. Buckley, 6-2, 6-1; Wendler def. Robins, 7-5, 6-3.

Second round consolation - Barnes def. B. Ernst, 6-4, 6-2; Harrison def. Embleton, 6-4, 7-5; J. Ernst def. Koepplin, 6-2, 6-3; Duckworth def. Wendler, 6-2, 6-2.

Consolation semifinals - Lance Harrison, Gle, def. Chase Averil, Big, 6-3, 6-1; Kiel Duckworth, Pol, def. Aaron Fey, WF, 6-2, 6-1.

Third place - Duckworth def. Harrison, 6-2, 6-3.

Semifinals - Cody McLain, Hav, def. Aaron Fey, WF, 6-4, 7-5; Kyle Baltrusch, Hav, def. Chase Averil, Big, 6-4, 6-2.

Championship - Baltrusch def. McLain, 6-7 (3), 6-3.

Doubles First round - Iba-Lystad, Gle, def. Byerly-Bride, Lew, 7-6 (5), 6-3; Bailey-Klein, Pol, def. Hoffman-Fehr, Cor, 6-2, 7-5; Fern-Harrison, WF, def. Wax-Wax, Cor, 6-3, 7-5; Solomon-Heninger, Hav, def. Giralomi-Casey, BC, 6-0, 6-1; Shonkwiler-Southwick, Ham, def. Wolstein-Collins, Big, 6-1, 6-1; Stanhope-Staigle, Gle, def. Jenni-Sweeney, 6-3, 7-6 (3); Marini-Wagner, Hav, def. Aldinger-Holden, Gle, 6-1, 6-1; Shryock-McCracken, WF, def. Bradshaw-Packer, Ste, score not reported.

Second round - Iba-Lystad def. Bailey-Klein, 7-6 (5), 6-3; Solomon-Heninger def. Fern-Harrison, 6-0, 6-1; Shonkwiler-Southwick def. Stanhope-Staigle, 6-4, 7-6 (2); Marini-Wagner def. Shryock-McCracken, 6-1, 6-2.

First round consolation - Byerly-Bride def. Hoffman-Fehr, 6-2, 6-2; Wax-Wax def. Giralomi-Casey 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3); Jenni-Sweeney def. Wolstein-Collins, 6-3, 6-4; Aldinger-Holden def. Bradshaw-Packer, 6-1, 6-3.

Second round consolation - Byerly-Bride def. Fern-Harrison, 7-5, 7-5; Baily-Klein def. Wax-Wax, 6-2, 6-3.

Consolation semifinals - Byerly-Bride, Lew, def. Shonkwiler-Southwick, Ham, 6-4, (6), 7-5; Stanhope-Staigle, Gle, def. Iba-Lystad, Gle, 6-4, 7-5.

Third place - Byerly-Bride def. Stanhope-Staigle, 6-2, 6-2.

Semifinals - Solomon-Heninger, Hav, def. Iba-Lystad, Gle, 6-1, 6-1; Marini-Wagner, Hav, def. Shonkwiler-Southwick, Ham, 6-2, 6-1.

Championship - Solomon-Heninger def. Marini-Wagner, 6-2, 6-4.

GIRLS

Team Livingston 20, Whitefish 16, Lewistown 15, Havre 14, Polson 13, Dillon 12, Billings Central 9, Stevensville 7, Hamilton 7, Glendive 4, Bigfork 4, Miles City 3, Ronan 1, Corvallis 1.

Singles First round - Shannon Hatzell, BC, def. Rachel Hoover, Liv, 6-3, 6-3; Zoe Travis, Ste, def. Jennifer Orchard, 7-5, 6-1; Audrey Barnes, Ham, def. Bergen Wilson, Big, 6-4, 6-2; Krista Brand, Lew, def. Megan Cain, MC, 6-0, 6-0; Eve Xanthopoules, Dil, def. Kia Locke, Big, 6-2, 6-0; Crystal Pyrsk, Hav, def. Denali Knutson, Har, 6-0, 6-2; Amy McLain, Hav, def. Cassie Hodges, Har, 6-1, 6-2; Allison Fey, Whi, def. Becky Keene, Cor, 6-2, 6-4.

Second round - Travis def. Hatzell, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3; Brand def. Barnes, 6-2, 6-4; Pyrsk def. Xanthopoules, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4; Fey def. McLain, 5-7, 6-4, 6-0.

First round consolation - Hoover def. Orchard, 6-4, 6-1; Wilson def. Cain, 6-2, 6-3; Locke def. Knutson, 6-4, 7-5; Keene def. Hodges 7-5, 6-3.

Second round consolation - Hoover def. Barnes, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1; Hatzell def. Wilson, 6-1, 6-3; McLain def. Locke, 6-2, 6-1; Xanthopoules def. Keene, 7-6(9), 6-2.

Consolation semifinals - Hatzell def. Pyrak, 6-1, 7-5; Travis def. Amy McLain, Hav, 6-2, 6-1.

Third place - Shannon Hatzell, BC, def. Travis, 6-0, 6-1.

Semifinals - Fey def. Crystal Pyrak, Hav, 6-4, 6-2; Brand def. Zoe Travis, Ste, 6-4, 6-1.

Championship - Allison Fey, Whi, def. Krista Brand, Lew, 6-2, 6-4.

Doubles First round - Milne-Fladmo, Gle, def. Carter-Fredricks, CF, 6-7(4-7), 7-8(8-6); Foote-Kesting, Liv, def. Cummings-Mathern, Ron, 6-1, 6-7(7-9), 6-3; Goheen-Schellenberger, Ham, def. Butler-Conroy, Lew, 6-4, 6-4; Peterson-Aman, Pol, def. Beckers-White, BC, 6-1, 6-0; Nelson-Schofield, Liv, def. Rummel-Conwell, Ham, 6-1, 6-3; Wolstein-Sullivan, Big, def. McDowell-Kirschenmann, Gle, 6-1, 6-2; Quinlen-Martin, MC, def. Ho-Stark, Pol, 6-4, 6-4; Stoddard-Monaco, Dil, def. Flateau-Solomon, Hav, 3-6, 7-5, 6-0.

Second round - Milne-Fladmo def. Foote-Kesting, 6-7(7-5), 6-0, 7-5; Peterson-Aman def. Goheen Schellenberger, 7-6(5-3), 3-6, 7-6(7-4); Nelson-Schofield def. Wolstein-Sullivan, 7-5, 6-1; Stoddard-Monaco, Dil, def. Quinlen-Martin, 6-0, 6-1.

First round consolation - Cummings-Mathern def. Carter-Fredericks, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1; Butler-Conroy def. Beckers-White, 6-3, 6-3; Rummel-Conwell def. McDowell-Kirschenmann, 6-0, 6-2; Flateau-Solomon def. Ho-Stark, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.

Second round consolation - Goheen-Schellenberger def. Cummings-Mathern, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5; Butler-Conroy def. Foote-Kesting, 6-1, 0-6, 6-1; Quinlen-Martin def. Rummel-Conwell, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3; Flateau-Solomon def. Wolstein-Sullivan, 7-5, 6-4.

Consolation semifinals - Monaco-Stoddard def. Goheen-Schallenberger, Ham, 6-3, 7-5; Flateau-Solomon def. Milne-Fladmo, 6-4, 6-3.

Third place - Monaco-Stoddard def. Flateau-Solomon, Hav, 6-0, 6-2.

Semifinals - Nelson-Scofield def. Stoddard-Monaco, Dil, 6-0, 6-4; Aman-Peterson def. Milne-Fladmo, Gle, 6-2, 6-2.

Championship - Nelson-Scofield, Liv, def. Aman-Petereson, Pol, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(7-0).

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