The Desert Shields bring back a handful of athletes who won multiple state titles last year.
Here is the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2016 all-state girls tennis team.
Follow the link for postseason girls tennis honors, as selected by coaches. All-league and all-region teams will be posted as they are received.
Audrey Boch-Collins of Clark, Ben Gajardo of Desert Oasis, Mike Safbom and Brandon Sulzberg of Palo Verde, and and Emma Figuerdo and Angelique Friedrich of Bishop Gorman all won state championships Saturday to provide a clean sweep for the Sunset Region.
Anuja Daulat knocked off her childhood friend and teammate from The Meadows, Abbigail Klein, in the state championship match 6-1, 6-3 at Tahoe Tennis Center in Truckee, Calif.
The Meadows’ Daniel Pereira — the team’s No. 3 singles player — upset Boulder City’s Breton Erlanger 6-1 in the second round Friday to break a tie, remove a potential tiebreaker and help the Mustangs capture their first state title with a 10-8 win over the Eagles.
Palo Verde’s girls tennis team defeated Coronado 13-5 on Friday afternoon at the Caughlin Athletic Club to complete an undefeated season with a three-peat.
Follow the link for the schedule and results (when available) for the Class 4A and Class 3A state boys and girls tennis team tournaments.
Coronado’s girls tennis team showed it has some kind of tiebreaker magic, beating Reno 4-2 in the tiebreaker to advance to Friday’s championship match of the Class 4A state tournament with a 10-9 win.
Using two irregular doubles teams and a first-time singles player, Boulder City defeated South Tahoe 12-6 in a Class 3A boys state semifinal at Reno Tennis Center.