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State tennis singles, doubles tourneys open Friday April 25

Boys and girls state singles and double tournament play opens this weekend with three rounds of tournament action at three locations in the metro Phoenix area.

Play in Division I, II and III starts Friday April 25 with the first two rounds of each tourney. On Saturday April 26 the third round is set. The tournament shifts to Friday May 2 (quarterfinals) and Saturday May 3 (semifinals and finals). Tournament action is set for Indian School Park in Scottsdale, Scottsdale Ranch Park. Gene Autry Sportx Complex in Mesa and Paseo Racquet Club in Glendale.

The top four seeds for each tournament and a note or two on each:

BOYS

DIVISION I

Singles -- Friday April 25 at Indian School Park -- 1st round 10:30 a.m.; 2nd round 4:30 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Scottsdale Ranch Park -- 3rd round 1 p.m.  Seeds -- 1. James Ponwith, Chaparrral; 2. Zach Cihlar, Brophy; 3. Jarod Hing, Horizon; 4. Stefan Koester, Chaparral. Note: Ponwith was D-I runner-up last year and Hing advanced to the quarterfinal round. Doubles --  Friday April 25 at Indian School Park -- 1st round 1:30 p.m.; 2nd round 5:30 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Scottsdale Ranch Park  -- 3rd round 1 p.m.  Seeds -- 1. Jeremy Auh-Chase Victor, Desert Mtn; 2. Christian Franco-Michael Cowan, Brophy; 3. Sam Wang-Mac Howell, Hamilton; 4. Ryan Headley-Michael Headley, Pinnacle. Note: Cowan was half of last year's doubles champion duo. Wang and Howell placed fourth in doubles last year. The Headleys reached the quarterfinal round.    

DIVISION II

Singles -- Friday April 25 at Scottsdale Ranch Park -- 1st round 10:30 a.m;  2nd round 4:30 p.m.. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 12:30 p.m. Seeds -- 1. Yash Parikh, Salpointe; 2. Mike Lee, Catalina Foothills; 3. Ryan Knox, Ironwood Ridge; 4. Luke Carstens, Notre Dame.  Note: Lee was last year's D-II singles champ. Parikh finished 3rd in singles in D-I. Knox was part of the last year's runner-up doubles team. Carstens was part of last year's doubles champion team. Doubles --  Friday April 25 at Scottsdale Ranch Park -- 1st round 1:30 p.m. -- 2nd round 5:30 p.m.. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 12:30 p.m. Seeds -- 1. Nate Rasmussen-Quinn Gardner, Catalina Foothills; 2. Adrian Cordova-Nick Silvestri, Notre Dame; 3. Bodgan Racolta-John Miller, Catalina Foothills; 4. Dmitry Chesnov-Jack Peterson, Cactus Shadows. Note: Rasmussen finished third in singles last year. Cordova was part of the championship doubles team.

DIVISION III

Singles -- Friday April 25 at Paseo Racquet Club - 1st round 11:30 a.m.; 2nd round 6 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 3:30 p.m. Seeds -- 1. Max Schell, Estrella Foothills; 2. David Strong, St. Gregory; 3. Delaney Harbin, Phoenix Christiain. 4. Jarod Bristol, Pusch Ridge. Note: Schell is the defending singles champ. Harbin was runner-up in singles last year. Strong placed fourth in singles last year. Doubles --  Friday April 25 at Paseo Racquet Club - 1st round 12:30 p.m.; 2nd round 7:30 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 3:30 p.m. Seeds -- 1. Nathan McMaster-Reed Goodman, Thatcher; 2. Davis Towne-Camron Vick, Pusch Ridge; 3. Andrew Guilliams-Steven Barrera, Benson; 4. Dustin Evans-Shawn Clonts, Safford. Note -- McMaster-Goodman are the defending doubles champs. Towne-Vick finished third in doubles last year. Guilliams was part of quarterfinal qualifying team last year.

GIRLS

DIVISION I

Singles --  Friday April 25 at Gene Autry Sports Complex -- 1st round 10:30 a.m.; 2nd round 4:30 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Scottsdale Ranch Park -- 3rd round 11:30 a.m. Seeds -- 1. Madison Clarke, Xavier; 2. Madeline Cunningham, Millennium; 3. Rebecca Salaway, Chaparral; 4. Chloe Weihs, Centennial. Note: Clarke was singles champ last year and singles runner-up in 2012. Cunningham was fourth in singles last year. Weihs was part of third-place doubles team last year. Doubles --  Friday April 25 at Gene Autry Sports Complex -- 1st round 1:30 p.m.; 2nd round 5:30 p.m.. Saturday April 26 at Scottsdale Ranch Park  -- 3rd round 11:30 a.m. Seeds -- 1. Maggie Cohen-Scarlet Rush, Xavier; 2. Yolena Caron-Tori Kammerzell, Desert Vista; 3. Marissa Gautier-Animika Deokar, Hamilton; 4. Alex Penner-Abby Swartz, Centennial. Note: Cohen-Rush are two-time defending doubles champs. Penner was part of third-place doubles team last year.

DIVISION II

Singles -- Friday April 25 at Phoenix Tennis Center -- 1st round 10:30 a.m;  2nd round 4:30 p.m.. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 11 a.m. Seeds -- 1. Kirtana Bhat, Catalina Foothills; 2. Sabrina Barkdull, Arcadia; 3. Natalia Lombardi, Notre Dame; 4. Carly Lowry, Salpointe. Note: Bhat was part of doubles champion team last in 2013 and 2012. Lombardi placed third in singles last year. Doubles -- Friday April 25 at Phoenix Tennis Center -- 1st round 1:30 p.m. -- 2nd round 5:30 p.m.. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 11 a.m. Seeds -- 1. Caitlin Railson-Sarah Eversman, Notre Dame; 2. Noelle Karp-Katie Watson, Catalina Foothills; 3. Kelsey Brown-Allison Knox, Ironwood Ridge; 4. Catherine Waters-Carrie Bell Kent, Rincon. Note: Railson-Eversman placed third in doubles last year.

DIVISION III

Singles -- Friday April 25 at Paseo Racquet Club - 1st round 8:30 a.m.; 2nd round 3 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 2 p.m. Seeds: 1. Abbie Denney, Northwest Christian; 2. Zoey Nelson, Estrella Foothills; 3. Kseniya Ramras, Scottsdale Prep; 4. Neha Alety, Rancho Solano. Note: Denney was singles runner-up last year. Doubles - Friday April 25 at Paseo Racquet Club - 1st round 10 a.m.; 2nd round 4:30 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Paseo Racquet Club -- 3rd round 2  p.m. Seeds -- 1. Ashley Madrid-Celine Marin, Miami; 2. Kendalle Finchum-Kourtnee Finchum, Buckeye; 3. Jenna Cray-Harika Echuri, Desert Christian; 4. Sydney Williams-Stevie Southwell, Safford. Note: A wide open tourney as only Cray-Echuri won a match last year in doubles.

 

 

  

 

 

 

 



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