The boys tennis season winds down this week with state tournaments up and down the Front Range.
Here’s a look at the brackets.
WHERE: Denver City Park, Thursday to Saturday, Oct. 12-14. Play begins at 9 a.m. each day.
No. 1 singles
Legacy’s David Tran draws Fossil Ridge’s Tyler Van Tassell in the first round of play. The winner faces either Cherry Creek’s Charlie Stern or Denver East’s Trevor Hajek in the quarterfinals. Two players from the Parker area — Chaparral’s Oleksandr Hodzelykh and Ponderosa’s Matthew Hossack — square off in the first round. The winner faces either Kai Trujillo of Broomfield or Fort Collins’ Jake Bronson.
Arapahoe’s Cale Brush and Valor Christian’s Graham Beukelman could face each other in the quarterfinals. But to do that, Brush has to be Dylan Marsan of Highlands Ranch, and Beukelman has to get past Ralston Valley’s Calder Hardin.
No. 2 singles
Valor Christian’s Jac Nakamura and Castle View’s Jason Smith open up play at No. 2 singles. The winner faces either ThunderRidge’s Sam Allan or Boulder’s Jackson Lewis in the quarterfinals. Arapahoe’s Carson David plays Nate Walton of Fossil Ridge in the first round. The quarterfinal round match features the winner of that match versus the winner of the contest between Adhrit Sundaresan of Fairview and Broomfield’s Ryder Pierce.
Legacy’s Noah Klein faces Jack Loehr of Cherry Creek in the first round of No. 2 singles matches. The winner gets either Nick Moreno of Chaparral or Cherokee Trail’s Swagat Behera in the quarterfinals. Rock Canyon’s Jonas Thelander faces Ralston Valley’s Brady Swartz in the first round. The winner draws either Alex Rodriguez-Fields of Regis Jesuit or Rocky Mountain’s Baily Livengood in the quarterfinals.
No. 3 singles
Legacy’s Rufus Thompson and Nathaniel Trevey of Valor Christian square off in a first-round match at No. 3 singles. The winner gets either Porter Gallegos of Fort Collins or Rocky Mountain’s Peter Rademacher in the second round. Chatfield’s Nick Lathrop faces Fairview’s Ben Mei Dan in the opening round. The winner of that contest faces the winner of the match between Fossil Ridge’s Alex Van Thuyne and Grandview’s Carter Benton.
Arapahoe’s Brett Sweeney and Vlad Sukhovetskyy of Regis Jesuit face off in the opening round. Awaiting in the quarterfinals is the winner of the match between Ralston Valley and Ponderosa’s Payton Donahoe. Chaparral’s Griffin Mayoss and Fruita Monument’s Trevor Heer open up with a first-round match. The winner faces either Trevor Robinson of Cherry Creek or Denver East’s William Rohnstock.
No. 1 doubles
Columbine’s doubles team of Brady Dobson and Brody Rogers drew Regis Jesuit’s Agustin Acuzi and Brady Jenkins in the first round. The winning squad faces either Jackson Sullivan and Vic Hubbard of Fort Collins or Castle View’s Bryan Smith and Drew Schauerhamer in the quarterfinals.
Another first-round match involves Arapahoe’s Matteo Meale and Max Holmes. They face Rocky Mountain’s Drake Soliey and Levi Teck. The winners face either Noah Bodner/Cecil Caroll of Fairview or William Golinvaux/Kai Pelietier of Denver East. Valor Christian’s Ryan Greenfield and Ryan Mandes face Legacy’s Khai Nguyen and Logan Livermore in the opening round. The winning team faces either Joey Rillos.Tate Wride of Ralston Valley or Cherokee Trail’s Zachary Monforton/Aditya Manakeshwar of Fossil Ridge in the quarters.
Chaparral’s Brayden Wilson and Jake Paris face Fossil Ridge’s Cadell Webb and Vedant Manakeshwar of Fossil Ridge in the opening round. The winner faces either Evan Prosser/John Miller of Fruita Monument or Kris Kostadinov/Matthew Hu of Cherry Creek in the second round.
No. 2 doubles
Cherry Creek’s Agaysta Gupta and Trey Zurcher face Air Academy’s Oliver Haddad and Dante Ross-Johnson in the opening round of play. The winners face Ralston Valley’s Evan Dozon/Jason Cassara or Boulder’s Leo Damrauer/Henry Radoff in the quarterfinals. Valor Christian’s Harrison Wentworth and Drew Summers meet Jack Savage and Anders Storheim of Fruita Monument in the first round. The winners take on either Clayton Wern or Thomas Stewart of Arapahoe or Ponderosa’s Brady Knackstedt or Max Dyer.
Castle View’s Connor Carey and Sam Laughlin drew Fossil Ridge’s Ian Miller and Pedro Buffon Houbrich in the opening round. The winning squad faces either KC Eckenhausen/Carl Siegel of Regis Jesuit or Centaurus’ Julian Piccolini/Kai Joffe in the second round. If Columbine’s Santiago Gomez and Sebastian Lopez can get past their opening-round match against Chaparral’s Rishith Jujare and Luis Acosta, they advance to the quarterfinals. The opponent will be either Jake Boston and Charlie Gomulka of Fairview or Ben Wilcutt/Aiden Swett of Monarch.
No. 3 doubles
Chaparral’s Ethan Mendez and Nate Howerzyl face Cherry Creek’s Colin Brown and Tyson Hardy. The winning twosome faces either Castle View’s Andrew Nungussen and Fiodar Stepanuga or Rocky Mountain’s Justin Morris and Cooper Campbell in the quarterfinals. Rock Canyon’s Sanay and Suraj Soni take on Ralston Valley’s Brody Colwell and Noah Martin in the opening round. The winning team faces either Jace Fitzpatrick and Gavin Payne of Fossil ridge or Henry Webb and Bennett Metz of Fort Collins in the second round. Arapahoe’s Ryder Meale
and Ben Pangborn take on Fruita Monument’s Jeremy Heer and Nolan Swonger. The winners take on Regis Jesuit’s Adam Rydel and Kevin Solichien or Denver East’s Bobby Fitzgerald and Hudson Kelly in the second round.
Legacy’s team of Gregory Waggoner and Karsen Barnes face Fairview’s Ian Schwartz and Sam Rich in the first round. The winner takes on either Asa Thurstone and Jack Mohler of Valor Christian or Ponderosa’s Jason Miller and Tanner Willis in the second round.
No. 4 doubles
Cherry Creek’s Willis Possehl and Adam Eikelberner open up their state tournament against Boulder’s Bruno Damrauer and Nick Watson. The winners face either Trevor Rund and Isaiah Wilhelm of Fruita Monument or the team of Callaway Orr and Ben Schlicting of Fort Collins. Legacy’s Daniel Krai and Gavin Gehring take on Davis Samuelson and Phillipe Sampaio of Fossil Ridge. The winner faces either Fairview’s Christopher Fitzgerald and Kai Rajpal or Edward Tay and Ryan Martin of Cherokee Trail in the second round.
Chaparral’s Roy Jung and Ryan Gromer have a first-round match against Tyler Ryan and Bennett Cherveny of Regis Jesuit. The winner faces either Levi Rillos and Logan Dozon of Ralston Valley or Isaac Hughes and Palmer White of Rock Canyon. Elsewhere, Rocky Mountain’s Zach Stimac and August Burton take on Beckham Pace and Michael Hilliard of ThunderRidge. The winning team gets either James Van Winkle and Aidan Case of Valor Christian or Andy Hoover and Johnathan Orr of Castle View in the second round.
D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School and Evergreen High School qualified full squads to this year’s state tournament at Pueblo City Park. Play begins at 9 a.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 12-14.
Here’s a quick synopsis.
No. 1 singles
D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School’s Aswaanth Karuppasamy faces Joel Carter of Severance High School. The winner faces either Nikolas Miller of Grand Junction or Discovery Canyon’s Sean Bratkowsky in the quarterfinals. Frederick’s Josiah Brittenhan takes on Andrew Ballenger of Cheyenne Mountain in the first round. The winner takes on either Andrew Rettig of George Washington or Raphael Weiland of Denver South in the quarterfinals.
No. 2 singles
Evergreen’s Jacob Gumucio faces Vail Christian’s Daniel Blanch in the first round of play. The winner gets either Vivaan Bhardwaj of Peak to Peak Charter School or Coronado’s Thomas Stewart in the quarterfinals.
Eric Pham of D’Evelyn takes on Thompson Valley’s Patrick Tucker in the first round. The winner gets either Oskar Hansen of Niwot or Charlie Labbo of Golden in the quarterfinals.
No. 3 singles
Evergreen’s Shepherd Maren faces Morgan Parrish of University in the opening round. The winner faces either Peter Phillips of Grand Junction or Colorado Academy’s Jackson Gilliland in the quarterfinals. Zalen Mitchell of D’EVelyn and Coronado’s Chris Vasquez play a first-round match. The winner moves into a contest against either Sebastian Boada of Kent Denver or Longmont’s Jesse Arnt.
No. 1 doubles
Marlo Hampton and Alex Speyer of Evergreen take on Cheyenne Mountain’s Abram Twede and Jack Rohleder. The winners face either Kyle Davidson/Sebastian Moy of Niwot or Peak to Peak’s David Pyun and Atticus Phillips in the quarterfinals.
D’Evelyn’s top doubles team of Mateo Zimmer and Elias Adams face Grand Junction Central’s Canaan Ross and Andrew Kirschebnann in the first round. The winners get either Jameson and Isaac Boyer of Grand Junction or Udo Zeile and Kelly Goodwillie of Denver South in the quarterfinals.
No. 2 doubles
D’Evelyn’s Luke Christoffersen and Dylan Reeb face Grand Junction’s Nick Silzell and Jack Wellings. The winners face either Patrick and Shane Walsh of Cheyenne Mountain or Sam Morris and Drae Balke of Thompson Valley in the quarterfinals.
Evergreen’s Charles Barwell and Patton Truchel take on Sam Eikenberry and Ben Slater of George Washington in the first round. The winners face either Luke Troni and Mason Tucker of Mullen High School or Shreyas Sundaresan and Owen Kolachov of Peak to Peak in the quarters.
No. 3 doubles
D’Evelyn’s Henry Rumph and Simon Czarnecki take on Thompson Valley’s Tommy Goldsberry and Chris Brown. The winners face Colorado Academy’s Oliver Neely and Charlie Rakowski or George Washington’s Henry Batchelder and Tali Caplan in the second round.
Evergreen’s Jacob Mays and Colin Meany take on Cheyenne Mountain’s Oliver Page and Wyatt Smith of Cheyenne Mountain. The winners face either Jonathan Alexander and Liam Cook of Mullen High School or Grand Junction Central’s Ethan Tregligas and JoJo Kirschenmann in the quarterfinals.
No. 4 doubles
Evergreen’s Grayson Anderson and Jack Bruhin face Thompson Valley’s
Logan Woods and Bodie Tartaglia in the first round of play. The winning team faces either Denver South’s Noah Agay and Torin Wright or Peak to Peak’s Noah Nareddy or Sanjay Gupta in the quarterfinals.
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