With the team match knotted at 3-all, the result hinged on the No. 2 singles contest.
Noah Johnson ran out a 6-0 win in the third set to take the match and secure the Bemidji High School boys tennis team a 4-3 home victory over Brainerd on Tuesday. His teammates mobbed him in celebration afterward.
The Jacks are next set to face Alexandria in an away meet at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13. The Cardinals handed Bemidji one of its two losses earlier this season at BHS.