Tennis Ball. Photo by Gordy Kosfeld

The first girls tennis rankings of the 2019 season, provided by the Minnesota Tennis Coaches Association.

CLASS 1A
1 Blake
2 Breck
3 Rochester Lourdes
4 Virginia
5 Litchfield
6 Blue Earth Area
7 St. James
8 Pequot Lakes
9 Minnewaska
10 Osakis

INDIVIDUALS
1 Arlina Shen (12) Blake
2 Clare Palen (12) Rochester Lourdes
3 Sonia Baig (11) Blake
4 Bella Suk (10) Blake
5 Allison Jay (9) Blake
6 Ally Agerland (10) Holy Family Catholic
7 Avery Stilwell (11) Litchfield
8 Danielle Thorfinnson (12) Minnewaska
9 Elise Bierbaum (11) Litchfield
10 Ellie Pirtle (10) Breck

CLASS 2A
1 Edina
2 Minnetonka
3 Mounds View
4 Rochester Mayo
5 Eastview
6 Lakeville North
7 Prior Lake
8 Lakeville South
9 Elk River
10 Mahtomedi

INDIVIDUALS
1 Nicole Copeland (12) Edina
2 Karin Young (10) Eastview
3 Zoe Adkins (10) Maple Grove
4 Delaney Schurhamer (12) Woodbury
5 Nicole Snezhko (12) Robbinsdale Armstrong
6 Selah Stibbins (10) Washburn
7 Aili Hietala (11) Duluth East
8 Ashley Tarrolly (11) St. Cloud Tech
9 Nikki Ridenour (10) Roseville
10 Annika Elvestrom (10) Minnetonka

The Faribault Falcon girls tennis team started their season on the road all last week.  Their first home match was supposed to be tonight against Waseca but it was postponed due to rain and rescheduled for September 14.

The Falcons have a makeup match at Northfield Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. then go to Austin Thursday before heading to Rochester Mayo Thursday, September 5.

Faribault has 3 Big 9 Conference matches at home this season.