DUBUQUE - Xavier parlayed a pair of third-place finishes into a Class 1A district tennis championship Friday at Wahlert High School.
Bill Young finished third in singles and the doubles team of Kyle D'Mello and Mitch Steffensmeier also placed third for the Saints. Grant Hunt was fourth in singles and the doubles team of Ben Curley and Zach Schowalter also finished fourth.
The Marion doubles team of Brandon Hornback and Michael Anderson finished second and qualified for the singles & doubles state tournament May 24-25 at Byrnes Park in Waterloo.
THURSDAY'S SCOREBOARD -- MWL -- Beloit 5, Kernels 3 ..... BASEBALL -- BOB VRBICEK METRO TOURNAMENT -- CHAMPIONSHIP -- Xavier 11, Washington 1 (6) ... THIRD PLACE -- Linn-Mar 7, Kennedy 4 ..... GIRLS SOCCER -- CLASS 2A REGIONAL -- Maquoketa 1, Marion 0 ... REGULAR SEASON -- Bettendorf 3, Linn-Mar 1