Salpointe Catholic's Anita Loyola competes in the 5A high school regional championships on April 17, 1998 in Tucson, Ariz. Chris Richards / Arizona Daily Star

Chris Richards / Arizona Daily Star

Much like Redhair and Robbins, Loyola left school to train (in Ojai, California) after winning the 1997 and 1998 state singles championships at Salpointe.

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