Girls Tennis: 2017 Class 5A state tournament draws

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Grandview senior Yehna Bendul, right, and her partner Rachel Cullop return to the Class 5A girls state tennis tournament this season and have drawn a No. 2 doubles first round match against Maya Griswold and Davis Moore of Lakewood on May 11, 2017, at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. The tournament is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. (weather permitting). (Photo by Courtney Oakes/Aurora Sentinel)

DENVER | Brackets and pairings for the Class 5A girls state tennis tournament, scheduled for May 11-13, 2017, at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver. Aurora players are bold and uppercased:

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GIRLS TENNIS

2017 CLASS 5A GIRLS STATE TENNIS TOURNAMENT

First round matches (May 11, 9 a.m. at Gates Tennis Center)

NO. 1 SINGLES — Upper bracket: Sophie Pearson, soph. (Fairview) vs. Natalie Hamil, fr. (Fort Collins); Sarah Fleming, jr. (Fruita Monument) vs. Casey Zhong, sr. (Mountain Vista); Emma Morrissey, soph. (Denver East) vs. Ky Ecton, jr. (Poudre); Hana Kimmey, fr. (Ponderosa) vs. Olivia Desso, fr. (Lakewood); Lower bracket: Josie Williams, soph. (Arapahoe) vs. Veronika Bruetting, fr. (ThunderRidge); Micha Handler, jr. (Cherry Creek) vs. Olivia Boyd, sr. (Chatfield); Morgan Jenkins, jr. (Ralston Valley) vs. SKYLER MYDLER, JR. (REGIS JESUIT); Kellie Geschwenter, jr. (Dakota Ridge) vs. ANSHIKA SINGH, JR. (SMOKY HILL)

NO. 2 SINGLES — Upper bracket: Murphy Harr, sr. (Ralston Valley) vs. Maddie Musich, sr. (Mountain Range); Natalie Sloboth, sr. (Arapahoe) vs. Claire Cox, sr. (Ponderosa); Peyton Hamel, soph. (Dakota Ridge) vs. Chloe Schilling, soph. (Heritage); Emma Eckenhauser, soph. (Denver East) vs. Rebecca Berezin, sr., Legend; Lower bracket: Anna Hoffman, jr. (Poudre) vs. Madi Allen, soph. (Mountain Vista); MIKI ERICKSON, JR. (REGIS JESUIT) vs. Ana Horvath, jr. (Broomfield); Meleeha Chowdhurry, sr. (Rock Canyon) vs. Angela Cai, sr. (Fairview); Emily Hay-Arthur, sr. (Fort Collins) vs. Sayuri Garud, soph. (Cherry Creek)

NO. 3 SINGLES — Upper bracket: Delsie Johnson, jr. (Fort Collins) vs. Thanish Kemica Arul Kumar, jr. (Cherry Creek); Eve Berlinsky, sr. (Castle View) vs. Ellie Savage, sr. (Fairview); AMANDA OLSEN-DUFOUR, JR. (GRANDVIEW) vs. Adrianna Strode, jr. (Denver East); Carley Bennett, soph. (Lakewood) vs. Amber Glantz, jr. (Ponderosa); Lower bracket: Elle Palmer, jr. (Arapahoe) vs. Allyson Horvath, soph. (Broomfield); Sammy Bheemireddy, soph. (Mountain Vista) vs. Alexa Jo Wilms, soph. (Fruita Monument); MEGAN LANTZ, SR. (REGIS JESUIT) vs. Lauren Thomas, jr. (Heritage); Priya Keller, jr. (Ralston Valley) vs. Kamryn Peltier, soph. (Grand Junction)

NO. 1 DOUBLES — Upper bracket: Emma Lookner/Ana Pacheco (Monarch) vs. Amber Skillicorn/Mia Maynard (Fruita Monument); Catherine Day/Kira Coffee (Chatfield) vs. Hunter Barker/Sydney Waite (Ponderosa); Abbott Hoeven/Elsa Berkner (Poudre) vs. Jenesse Johnson/Sarah Frosch (Denver East); Jessica Cooper/Jessica Berning (Arapahoe) vs. Erinn Hogan/Lindsey Noble (Fossil Ridge); Lower bracket: Grin Daniel/Jaclyn Bodwin (Rock Canyon) vs. Lily Wait/Meganne Jimenez (Legend); Sydney Ho/Olivia Belton (Broomfield) vs. Allison Murphy/Emily Wilkins (Cherry Creek); Rachel Heilbronner/Kylie Feliciano (Fairview) vs. Ashlen Grote/Amanda Pruitt (Mountain Vista); Olivia Woods/Kendall Jackson (Heritage) vs. Lucy Sherman/Riley Knipp (Ralston Valley)

NO. 2 DOUBLES — Upper bracket: Maddy Wewel/Gabby Gordon (Ralston Valley) vs. Caroline Danos/Lexie Fisher (Cherry Creek); Maya Griswold/Davis Moore (Lakewood) vs. RACHEL CULLOP/YEHNA BENDUL (GRANDVIEW); Ali Hernandez/Kelsey Akins (Columbine) vs. Lauren Cherrey/Olivia Santangelo (Chatfield); Emma Houghton/Savanah Smith (Fossil Ridge) vs. Jennifer Gallagher/Grace Chadwick (Rock Canyon); Lower bracket: Maddie Darre/Kelly Wulf (Denver East) vs. Sofia Treider/Katie Wood (Fruita Monument); FRAN BELIBI/SARA SINELLI (REGIS JESUIT) vs. Denali Pinto/Katie Hiraski (Fairview); Tara Minatta/Rachel Eccher (Mountain Vista) vs. Rebecca Kirby/Lindy Hickman (Poudre); Anna Armstrong/Madison Smith (Ponderosa) vs. Chloe Hemphill/Libby Stroup (Heritage)

NO. 3 DOUBLES — Upper bracket: Laura Cook/Savannah Cook (Monarch) vs. Caroline McPhillips/Annie Betts (Arapahoe); Emily Bechtel/Cassie Harper (Fairview) vs. Cassidy Lastine/Madi Marshall (Fruita Monument); McKenna Farley/Caitlin Quirk (Chatfield) vs. Tessa Murphy/Camille Antonsen (Mountain Vista); DeDe Hobson/Fallon Hobson (Lakewood) vs. Tess Selden/Logan Goetz (Heritage); Lower bracket: Alyssa Lowe/Jenna Lowe (Ponderosa) vs. Meghan Roylance/Ellie Penner (Broomfield); Abby Ellstrom/Ta’Nisha Gosha (Denver East) vs. Jillian Jesser/Olivia Thero (Poudre); Elyse Smiley/Jadie Weidemann (Ralston Valley) vs. Madison Torrey/Hanna Preiss (Fossil Ridge); Isabel Pan/Jessica Pan (Rock Canyon) vs. Wendy Yan/Rachel Schiff (Cherry Creek)

NO. 4 DOUBLES — Upper bracket: Lilly Tucker/Grace Maher (Fort Collins) vs. Sarah Valaika/Sam Baker (Ralston Valley); RITHIKA GINGUPALLI/MIA NGUYEN (GRANDVIEW) vs. Grace O’Neill/Joy Ma (Fairview); MARIE MANASSEE/GRACE NEFF (REGIS JESUIT) vs. Grace Shepard/Kaki Cantor (Cherry Creek); Tedy Reed/Lizzy Crane (Chatfield) vs. Taylor Bartlett/Samantha Burrell (Poudre); Lower bracket: Tess Tobias/Ellie Wells (Denver East) vs. Erica Skillcorn/Sarah O’Day (Fruita Monument); Lexi Weingardt/Makenna Hemmerle (Mountain Vista) vs. Kim Collamore/Tara Toepke (Fossil Ridge); Kaylee Whitehouse/Bettina Meske (Arapahoe) vs. Keeva Donahue/Emily Paul (Boulder); Hanna Foster/Allison Meyer (Rock Canyon) vs. Gabrielle Bowles/Lauren Rice (Lakewood)