High school tennis: Salpointe breeze to title game, remain undefeated in postseason

2013-05-03T22:00:00Z High school tennis: Salpointe breeze to title game, remain undefeated in postseasonBy Jason Harris Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 03, 2013 10:00 pm  • 

SCOTTSDALE – The Salpointe Catholic boys tennis team will play in today’s Division I state championship after sweeping Chandler Hamilton on Friday to remain perfect in the postseason.

After going 10-0 in the playoffs at home, the Lancers took their show on the road, led by freshman No. 1 Yash and senior No. 2 Tyler Linscott.

Parikh set the tone, making quick work of Hamilton’s Andy Nguyen, 6-1, 6-3.

After winning his first match 6-2, Linscott faced a 3-0 deficit, before going on a 6-0 run to end any chance the Huskies’ Andy Ywen had at a comeback.

“He had some good serves and I wasn’t moving my feet well,” Linscott said. “After 3-0 I began moving better again and started coming to the net.”

With his match in the books, Linscott joined Parikh to cheer on No. 3 Andrew Dunn who found himself in a nearly two-hour back-and-fourth to decide the match.

Read more about the Lancers in Saturday's Arizona Daily Star.

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