GREAT FALLS – The Great Falls Central boys and Missoula Loyola girls lead the team races after day one of the State B-C tennis championships in Great Falls.
The Mustangs are have two in the boys singles semi-finals with defending B-C champion Roger Mai and Nicholas Scott on opposite sides of the bracket. Mai will face Missoula Loyola’s Jake Hollenbeck, the 2017 third place finisher in one semi-final. Scott will face last year’s state runner up, Trey Christiaens of Valley Christian in the other semi.
The boys doubles field is the smallest in the tournament with only 14 teams and cruises through the semi-finals Wednesday evening. Saturday’s championship match will feature Missoula Loyola’s David Ramsey and Dan Kaleva against Bigfork siblings Colton and Clayton Reichenbach. Ramsey won a B-C doubles title last year with Fisher Richardson in 2017.
On the girls side, Loyola scored 17 team points on team one to lead the 30 team field, but the Breakers only have one semifinalist in Grace Daniel who will face Choteau’s Michaela Gunderson for a spot in the final. Two Bulldogs have a shot at the championship match with Choteau’s Christine Funk facing Bigfork’s Ellie Berreth.
Defending B-C girls doubles champs Dalayne VanDyke and Dania Jones rolled through day one of the competition, winning their second round match 6-2, 6-4 and their quarterfinal match 6-1, 6-1. The duo will face Megan Clark and Katie Giles, the Central division champions out of Fort Benton. Megan Barrett and Riley Bird of Cut Bank will take on Chinook’s Megan Pruttis and Sierra Swank.
BOYS TEAM STANDINGS
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GIRLS TEAM STANDINGS
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