The Bemidji boys tennis team surrounds the Section 8AA trophy after topping Alexandria 5-2 in the championship match on Wednesday. (Photo by Bemidji Tennis)

HIGH NOON: Kyle Fodness Talks Section Titles For BHS Boys Tennis, Filippo Buffo

Bemidji boys tennis capped off a sterling week with a Section 8AA individual singles title for senior Filippo Buffo on Thursday. Buffo topped Becker’s Zach Bengtson 6-2, 6-3 in the championship following a 6-1, 6-0 win against Becker’s Troy Nuest in the quarterfinals and a 6-3, 6-2 semifinal victory over Brainerd’s Matthew Moraghan.

Noah Johnson’s run in the singles tourney ended with a 7-6, 6-4 opening round loss to St. Cloud Tech’s Emilio Estevez. In the doubles competition, Michael Dickinson and Logan Jensen were defeated in the semifinals before bouncing back to take third place with a victory against Beck Barber and RJ Campbell of Brainerd.

Head coach Kyle Fodness visited with¬†High Noon on Friday to recap the week, including the Lumberjacks’ team victory in the Section 8AA playoffs on Wednesday.