Trio of Irish players qualify for state tennis tournament
Rosemount's Virginia Norder qualified for next week's Class 2A state tennis tournament as a singles player, while Makayla Newberry and Ally Baker advanced in doubles play.
Norder, the Class 2A, Section 3 No. 1 seed in the singles tournament, qualified by beating Apple Valley's Irene Chen in match for true second. Norder, a ninth-grader, was undefeated through the tournament before dropping a match against Eagan's Danielle Donahue in the finals.