Howard County tennis tournament enters quarterfinal round

After being washed out by rain on Wednesday, the Howard County tennis tournament entered the quarterfinal round on Thursday afternoon at the Wilde Lake Tennis Club.

Atholton, the regular season boys county champion, and Marriotts Ridge, the favorite to win the regular season girls county championship, each entered the tournament with six top-four seeds; three more than any other team.

Mt. Hebron has three top-four seeds, River Hill has two and Centennial, Hammond and Howard each have one.

Atholton, which has won the last two County Cups, has either the first or second seed in Boys Singles, Boys Doubles and Girls Doubles.

Top 8 seeds

Boys singles
1. Matt Sklar, Atholton
2. Cade Buch, Marriotts Ridge
3. George Mao, Atholton
4. Jonathan Gorel, Hammond
5. Collin Chase, Mt. Hebron
6. Kevin Lopez, Howard
7. Louis Colangelo, Glenelg
8. John Shin, Long Reach

Girls singles
1. Abby Thorton, Marriotts Ridge
2. Jazmin Walle, Centennial
3. Alana Ravasio, Marriotts Ridge
4. Caitlin Stewart-Moore, River Hill
5. Marjorie Buss, Oakland Mills
6. Natalie White, Howard
7. Meghna Manohar, Wilde Lake
8. Julia Duval, Wilde Lake

Boys doubles
1. Christian Tringali and Connor Bivens, Marriotts Ridge
2. Mark Mao and Collin McEwen, Atholton
3. Ben Klawson and Jack Weymer, Marriotts Ridge
4. Matt Stevens and Daniel Smolyak, Atholton
5. Nick Zhu and Prateek Swamykumar, River Hill
6. Sam Reichenthal and Farhan Bader, Centennial
7. Jackson Bailey and Kieran Buss, Oakland Mills
8. Corey Wiggs and Anoosh Reddy, Mt. Hebron

Girls doubles
1. Kiran Pant and Serene Mathew, Mt. Hebron
2. Margaret Tatum and Erica Lee, Atholton
3. Hannah Kang and Mallory Baldwin, Mt. Hebron
4. Elizabeth Sangvic and Erin Nguyen, Atholton
5. Lexi Hackerman and Sara Ho, Centennial
6. Lynette Lee and Hannah Chun, River Hill
7. Kate Harkleroad and Melody Tsao, Long Reach
8. Kirsten Wach and Preeti Bairi, Marriotts Ridge

Mixed doubles
1. Emma Hoesman and Max Balter, Howard
2. Rita Hung and Byron Hung, River Hill
3. Tess Weber and Rohil Bahri, Mt. Hebron
4. Anna Xi and Chris Choi, Marriotts Ridge
5. Stephanie Carroll and Will Chanmugam, Mt. Hebron
6. Kirthi Machireddy and Grant D'Agrosa, Atholton
7. Katie Cheuvront and Matt Neuman, Hammond
8. Swati Adipudi and O. Youssef, Reservoir

Notable opening round results:

Boys singles

Centennial's Andrew Kendrick def. Reservoir's Chris Yeh, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

Reservoir's Pavan Vemulakonda def. Mt. Hebron's Timmy Packard, 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Hammond's Uk Zathang def. Oakland Mills' Zhenlanig Gao, 7-5, 6-1.

Girls singles

Mt. Hebron's Ronnie Nitkin def. Hammond's Jane Yi, 7-5, 6-3.

Reservoir's Amanda Farmer def. Glenelg's Madeline Judd, 6-2, 7-6 (5).

Boys doubles

Wilde Lake's Dylan Reynolds and Anand Ragho def. Reservoir's Griffin Mess and Sean Foley, 7-5, 7-5.

Howard's Tommy Jarosz and Sid Chhabra def. Mt. Hebron's Ajay Chatim and Cameron Allotey, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.

Girls doubles

Long Reach's Kara Jordan and Amy Huh def. Hammond's Cristina McGuire and Jillian Hagerty, 6-4, 6-2.

Mixed doubles

Wilde Lake's A. Freeman and J. Wang def. Oakland Mills' R. Gupta and T. Rosenberger, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5.

Reservoir's G. Dubovoy and R. Do def. Howard's A. Blackmon and P. Wheeler, 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (2).

The championship finals are tentatively scheduled for Saturday morning.

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