STATE INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT, @ Eden Prairie, Thursday, 5.17.2012
This is going to be a three part process. First off the photos, In the next two segments will be the brackets & then the story.
Both #1 seeds
finished on top Thursday for the State Individual tournament--------Gao Lee of St. Paul Highland Park wrapped up an undefeated year with a three set win over #3 seed Law Law of St. Paul Central. On the doubles side the #1 seed of May Yang and Kaziah Josiah of St. Paul Johnson beat teammates #3 seeded Song Fang & Crystal Martinez.
Here are the cornucopia of photos-----all at kevinanderson.photostockplus.com
Intros: All the teams, all the coaches, all the pagentry, National Anthem
Round of 32: Jamie Peterson/Kirsten Peterson, Eden Prairie vs Mai Sue Vang/Pa Sia Thao, St. Paul Washington; Udele Xiong, St. Paul Harding vs Mai Kou Khang, Minneapolis North; Yutshua Lee, St. Paul Harding vs Sweetsel Ravelo, St. Paul Humboldt
Sweet 16: Der Vang, St. Paul Como Park vs Julia Karpas, Eden Prairie; Jena Meter/Leesa Hulstrand, Eden Prairie vs Britta Riggs/Katherine Connelly, Burnsville
Quarterfinals: Kaab Vaaj/Ze Yang, St. Paul Harding vs Jena Meter/Leesa Hulstrand, Eden Prairie; Pazoa Moua, Camille Benson, Burnsville vs St. Paul Highland Park;
Singles Semifinals: Gao Lee, St. Paul Highland Park vs Rachel Raden, Burnsville; Law Law, St. Paul Central vs Camille Benson, Burnsville
Singles Championship: Gao Lee, St. Paul Highland Park vs Law Law, St. Paul Central
Awards: Four medal winners for Singles & Doubles plus group portrait