TENNIS PLAYOFFS: Ironwood Ridge to semifinals after defeating Salpointe 5-1


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Allie Knox  (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Allie Knox (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

Ironwood Ridge hosted Salpointe in the quarterfinal round of the Division II playoffs on Wednesday and came away with a 5-1 win to advance.

The No. 4 Nighthawks will take on top-seeded Phoenix Arcadia in the semifinal round on Friday at the Paseo Racquet Center. Division II singles champion Caroline Amos defeated Kelsey Brown (6-0, 6-1) to score Salpointe’s only point of the match…

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Ironwood Ridge 5, Salpointe Catholic 1
Caroline Amos (SC) def. Kelsey Brown (6-0, 6-1)
Allie Knox (IR) def. Hailey Swanson (6-0, 6-2)
Kailyn Teel (IR) def. Isa Anaya (6-1, 6-1)
Patricia Bernabe (IR) def. Gabbie Ramirez (6-0, 6-2)
Amanda Betten (IR) def. Alma Wilcox (6-2, 6-2)
Calli Bagshaw (IR) def. Emma Giclas (6-3, 7-5)

GIRLS

Division II

Quarterfinal Round
No. 2 Catalina Foothills 5, No. 7 Rincon/University 3
No. 4 Ironwood Ridge 5, No. 12 Salpointe Catholic 1

Semifinals: Friday, May 8 (Paseo Racquet Center)
No. 2 Catalina Foothills vs. No. 3 Notre Dame Prep, Noon
No. 4 Ironwood Ridge vs. No. 1 Arcadia, 11 am

Division III

Quarterfinals: May 6.
No. 1 The Gregory School lost to No. 9 Buckeye Union, 5-3
No. 10 Sabino lost to No. 2 Estrella Foothills, 5-0

BOYS

Division II

Semifinals: Friday, May 8 (Paseo Racquet Center)
No. 1 Catalina Foothills vs. No. 4 Thunderbird, 9 am
No. 3 Salpointe Catholic vs. No. 2 Shadow Mountain, 10 am

Division III

Semifinals: Friday, May 8 (Paseo Racquet Center)
No. 2 Desert Christian vs. No. 6 Pusch Ridge, 2 pm

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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on AZPreps365.com and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com



 

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