MANKATO - Marshall team will compete in an MSHSL Class 2AA Girls Team Tennis South Section Tournament first round match today at Mankato West High School.
The Tigers, who are the No. 8 seed in the section, face Mankato West, which is the No. 1 seed, at 4 p.m. today.
Other first round matches today include No. 5 seed Mankato East at No. 4 seed Chaska, No. 6 seed Worthington at No. 3 seed Shakopee and No. 7 seed New Ulm at No. 2 seed Hutchinson. All of those matches begin at 4 p.m. and will take place at the home of the higher-seeded team.
The winner of the Marshall-Mankato West match plays the winner of the Mankato East-Chaska match in a second round match Thursday. The winner of the Worthington-Shakopee match meets the winner of the New Ulm-Hutchinson match in another second round match Thursday.
The second-round winners play crossover matches against the North section second-round winners in the quarterfinal round at Gustavus Adolphus College's Swanson Tennis Center at 9 a.m. Oct. 8 in St. Peter.
MADISON - Dawson-Boyd/Lac Qui Parle Valley hosts Pipestone Area in a Class 3A Girls Team Tennis Section Tournament at 4 p.m. today.
DB/LQPV, the No. 7 seed, is set to meet the Arrows, who are the No. 10 seed. No. 8 seed Redwood Valley hosts No. 9 seed River Valley in another first round match at 4 p.m. today.
The winner of the DB/LQPV-Pipestone Area match plays at No. 2 seed Fairmont in the second round at 4 p.m. Thursday. The winner of the Redwood Valley-River Valley match plays at No. 1 seed St. James Area in the second round at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Other second-round matches include No. 5 seeed Martin County West at No. 4 seed Luverne and No. 6 seed Yellow Medicine East at No. 3 seed Montevideo. Those matches will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday.
The second-round winners play in the quarterfinals, which are scheduled for 9 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at Gustavus Adolphus College's Swanson Tennis Center in St. Peter.