The Lakeville North girls tennis team lost to the eventual Section 1AA champions Rochester Century on Tuesday in the Section 1AA semifinal in Rochester.
The Panthers lost 5-2 to Century, who went on to defeat Rochester Mayo 4-3 in the final for the right to play at state later this month.
The Panthers’ victories against Century inlcude Lori Ahuja, who won at the No. 3 singles position. Megan Upham and Toni Reiland won at the No. 2 doubles position battling back after losing the first set.
Lakeville North got to the semifinal with a 7-0 win against Albert Lea in the first round on Oct. 2 and Rochester John Marshal 7-0 in the quarterfinals Oct. 4.
Lakeville South lost in the section quarterfinals to Owatonna 7-0 on Oct. 4. The girls won in the first round besting Faribault 7-0 on Oct. 2.