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Class 4A boys state tennis tournament

Where: Pueblo City Park, Pueblo

When: First round matches begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday. Singles will be placed on court first and the doubles will follow as courts become available. Championship semifinals will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday. Playback matches will begin after semifinals are completed. All championship and third-place matches will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Local first-round matches: No. 1 singles — Spencer Lang, Niwot, vs Marcos Salazar, Widefield; Keller Hartline, Centaurus, vs David Mitchell, Kent Denver; Jake Fell, Longmont, vs Luke Lorenz, Discovery Canyon. No. 2 singles — Allen Fu, Niwot, vs Nolan Rademacher, Lewis-Palmer; Amulya Srivastra, Silver Creek, vs Zach Fluck, Canon City; Erik Schulze, Longmont, vs Noah Forman, Colorado Academy. No. 3 singles — Drew Pasma, Niwot, vs Thomas Gregory, Lewis-Palmer; Spencer Wolff, Broomfield, vs Dante Alcala, Pueblo Central; Cameron Yee, Longmont, vs Henry Godfrey, Aspen. No. 1 doubles — Jake Nielson/Kyle Koffard, Silver Creek, vs Solt Sessions/Aidan Connaughton, Cheyenne Mountain; Ben Stevens/Grant Wood, Broomfield, vs Caleb Rold/Kevin Kalkus, D’Evelyn; Sadvik Saini/Carter Pentz, Niwot, vs Zach Dunklin/Quinn Cain, Steamboat. No. 2 doubles — Ryan Jennett/Christian Lewis, Broomfield, vs Jerry Farmer/Hunter Case, Valor Christian; Matt Biller/Dillan Gissel, Longmont, vs Jack Erdle/Mitch Erdle, Mullen; Matthew Chavez/Trevor Jones, Niwot, vs John Choe/Nick Teo, Cheyenne Mountain. No. 3 doubles — Michael DeMateo/Collin Forke, Niwot, vs Daniel St. John/Zach Reeder, Air Academy; Caleb Penner/Peter Hristoff, Broomfield, vs Spencer McKay/Ellis Murray, D’Evelyn; Jake Fuhrman/Jimmy Fuhrman, Silver Creek, vs Grant Alfred/Vince DePizzol, Mullen. No. 4 doubles — Coby Babcock/Keaton Manwaring, Broomfield, vs Nik Geshwitner/Brad Meier, D’Evelyn; Isaac Ng/Peter Graham, Niwot, vs Max Frankenheimer/Isaac Sawvel, Silver Creek.

Notes: The Niwot Cougars have finished runners-up to Cheyenne Mountain each of the past three seasons … Though just a junior, Longmont’s Jake Fell will be making his third straight singles appearance at the state tournament … Niwot’s Spencer Lang won the No. 3 singles state title as a freshman in 2011 and will be gunning for the No. 1 singles title his older brother Harrison Lang won last season … Silver Creek senior No. 2 singles player Amulya Srivastra enters the 2013 4A state tournament as a regional champion … The Broomfield Eagles enter the state tournament with five positions qualified, the same number as last year, after winning the Region 4 team championship … The only first-round matchup between two area teams will take place at No. 4 doubles, where Niwot’s Isaac Ng and Peter Graham will face Silver Creek’s Max Frankenheimer and Isaac Sawvel.

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