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"When you get to the finals, ...
"When you get to the finals, you know you're going to play someone that's pretty good, and Foley was," Blue Devils coach Dave Gunderson said.
> "From the beginning of the season to the end, these kids have come as far as any team I've had," Gunderson
said, crediting his
assistant coaches for the help they give him throughout the season."I've seen marked improvement and our depth has really paid off for us.There's a lot of good tennis players in Virginia."
Foley was a new addition to the section this season.
"They've traditionally gone to the state tournament," said Gunderson
."Our region's pretty tough.
"They had a long week, but now they have some time to just kick back and relax," Gunderson
"I thought the Hibbing team played ...
"I thought the Hibbing team played pretty well," said Blue Devils head coach Dave Gunderson.
"The nice thing about our team is we have players who can both singles and doubles," said Gunderson
."It's a pretty nice deal for that."
> Virginia improved to 7-3 with the win, a mark Gunderson said he's
happy with at this point."The one thing about our season is we don't play any real easy teams," he
said.Two of their three losses are were to state-ranked teams - Duluth East and Pine City - and Grand Rapids, who Gunderson
expects to be in the thick of the section title chase.
"I'm not sure how we're going to line up quite yet," said Gunderson
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"I was really happy with how they played today," Blue Devils coach Dave Gunderson said.
"I thought Eveleth-Gilbert ...
"I thought Eveleth-Gilbert played very well," Blue Devils coach Dave Gunderson said.
"We've got some teams coming up ...
"We've got some teams coming up like from Roseville and Maple Grove and Apple Valley, and we'll also be seeing Hibbing and Grand Rapids," Blue Devils coach Dave Gunderson said.
Approximately 40 athletes in grades 7-12 came out this year, but even as long as he's
been coaching the sport, Gunderson
said it never gets any easier deciding who is and who isn't going to play.
"For me it's the same process every year because kids can change over a year," he