Green Valley’s Evan Song and Jessica Hsu secured the final two singles spots Tuesday in the state high school tennis tournament.
Song defeated Palo Verde’s Hadrien Saperstein 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the boys singles play-in match at the Darling Tennis Center. Hsu beat Legacy’s Briana Watkins 6-3, 6-4 in girls singles.
Coronado’s Jordan Fenn and Colton Pate and Palo Verde’s Lauren Centrella and Shelby Zepeda won the doubles play-in matches.
Fenn and Pate topped Palo Verde’s David Nichols and Danny Oka, 7-6 (2), 6-4.
Nichols and Brandon Parker won the last two state titles in boys doubles. Parker qualified for state in singles.
Centrella and Zepeda outlasted Del Sol’s Katie Perryman and Katie Fischer, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1.
The state tournament for individuals begins with the quarterfinal round at 2 p.m. Friday at the Darling Center.
Semifinals are scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, with the championships scheduled for noon.
The team competition begins at 8 a.m. Thursday.Preps Central