By PATRICK SLACK
Aitkin won all three matches that went a full three sets, proving to be the difference in a 5-2 win at Little Falls, Tuesday.
Sophomore Mikayla Gottwalt rolled to a convincing 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 singles for the Flyers.
The third doubles duo of eighth graders Arielle Emerson and Angela Meschke eked out the first set in a tiebreaker before blanking their opponents in the second set for a 7-6 (4), 6-0 victory.
Little Falls plays at St. Cloud Apollo, Thursday, at 4:30 p.m.
Aitkin 5, Little Falls 2
2. Mikayla Gottwalt (Little Falls) 6-0, 6-1
3. Arielle Emerson/Angela Meschke (Little Falls) 7-6 (4), 6-0