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The Edwardsville doubles mixture of Seth Lipe and Gabrielle Montanari breezed thru their first 3 warring parties and into the IHSA Elegance 2A Boys State Event doubles quarterfinals Friday in suburban Chicago.
Seeded a few of the most sensible 16 groups, Lipe and Montanari dropped simply 11 video games in working previous their first two warring parties, then defeated Lake Woodland’s Oleksyi Vyshyvanyuk and Will Zourdan 6-2, 22-6, 6-Three to achieve the quarterfinal spherical. The Tigers’ most sensible mixture will tackle Hinsdale Central’s Joesph Daw and Julian Hernandez on Friday at Hersey Prime Faculty.
Lipe and Montanari are the reigning Southwestern Convention and IHSA sectional champions.
Whilst one native access complicated in the principle draw Thursday, two different native gamers ended the primary day of festival with 2-1 data and may nonetheless position as top as 5th within the Elegance 2A bracket.
Belleville East senior Max Skaer, seeded within the 9-16 crew, cut up his first two fits, then received a 3rd spherical comfort fit to stay in competition for all-state reputation. Additionally seeded within the most sensible 16, Edwardsville senior Zach Trimpe, received his first two fits earlier than dropping within the 3rd spherical.
In Elegance 1A, Triad singles participant Jaden Henderson and the Knights’ doubles group of Sean Froidcouer and Cameron Woods, are each nonetheless alive within the comfort bracket after successful two of 3 fits.