The Section 8A Boys Tennis individual tennis tournament started Tuesday morning, and the Crookston Pirates had six participants with one of them advancing to the semi-finals on Wednesday.
#3 seed Isaac Thomforde beat #14 seed Lucas Rantanen of Thief River Falls 6-1, 6-0. In the quarterfinals, Thomforde beat #6 seed Jowell Gamez of New London-Spicer 7-5, 6-3.
Thomforde will play #2 seed Jett Cornelius of Thief River Falls on Wednesday morning.
#7 seed Reggie Winjum beat #10 seed Tyler Stier of Osakis 6-4, 6-4. In the quarterfinals, Winjum lost to #2 seed Jett Cornelius of Thief River Falls 6-0, 6-1, and was eliminated.
#10 seed Nathan Kelly and Tatum Lubinski lost to the #7 seed Grant Ackerson and Reno Schierer of Fergus Falls 6-0, 6-2, and were eliminated.
#16 seed Elliot Bartrum and Ethan Erdman lost to #1 seed JJ Cornelius and Geran Gonsorowski of Thief River Falls and were eliminated.