Regional tennis: Truckee, Incline, North Tahoe players advance to state
Truckee qualified 10 tennis players, Incline qualified two and North Tahoe qualified one to compete in the Division I-A state championships.
The state tournament, which will include doubles and singles, will take place at the Darling Tennis Center in Las Vegas on Oct. 23-24.
The Northern regional championships began Friday at Tahoe Donner, but due to rain was moved to the Reno Tennis Center for the quarters, semis and finals on Monday.
Truckee’s Zach Haas earned the No. 1 singles seed while teammate Ethan Gotts earned the No. 2 seed. Haas won all four of his matches, including a 6-4, 7-4 win over Gotts in the final.
North Tahoe’s Mason Wittels will head to state as the No. 3 seed after winning his first two matches — including a 6-4, 6-3 win over teammate Rudi Arntson in the quarterfinal round — and defeating South Tahoe’s H. Jarrett, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, in the third-place match.
Truckee’s Zach Yamauchi and North Tahoe’s Murphy Scott also competed.
In boys doubles, Truckee’s Kevin Cross and Colin Deurlington earned the No. 2 state seed. They won their first three matches before falling 6-4, 2-6, 3-6 to South Tahoe’s Louis Marin and Mickey Sullivan in the final.
Truckee’s Jack Feick and Noah Warren also qualified for state with the No. 4 seed.
North Tahoe’s doubles teams of Aidan Anderson and Kacy Wright and Emma Appleton and Nick Feige also competed.
In girls doubles, Truckee’s Devyn and Laney Rohlf qualified for state as the No. 2 seed. They won three matches before losing to Fallon’s Izzy Martinez and Paige Thom, 6-7(2), 2-6.
Truckee doubles teammates Annie Guerra and Maya Willis earned the No. 3 seed.
Incline’s Anne Schrage won the regional title in singles and earned the No. 1 state seed, as she defeated teammate Allison Tong in the final.
Find the complete regional bracket, as well as the state bracket, at the NIAA website, http://www.niaa.com.
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