Three schools shared the team lead after the opening day of the Class 3A girls’ tennis state tournament Friday.
Desert Hills, Pine View and Park City all scored eight points to share the lead. Grantsville and Payson both had five points.
Classes 3A, 4A, 5A state tennis tournaments
at Liberty Park
8:45 a.m. » Semifinals begin
Class 1A state baseball
at Utah Valley University
11 a.m. » Piute vs. Panguitch
The Miners and Panthers both got all three singles players into the semifinals, while the Thunder got both of their doubles teams through.
The first two rounds of the 4A doubles tournament, which had been delayed a day because of rain, concluded Friday, and Timpview grabbed a one-point lead over Olympus in the team standings entering the final day.
Bonneville and Bountiful both sit a point behind.
Timpview’s No. 1 doubles team of Kali Cravens and Emily Christensen advanced to the semifinals to help the Thunderbirds grab the outright lead.
The 3A, 4A and 5A state tournaments all conclude Saturday at Liberty Park.
Piute earned its rematch.
The Thunderbirds knocked off Wayne 8-6 in Friday’s Class 1A state semifinal to earn another shot at the state title.
Piute fell to Panguitch 15-5 in last year’s state title game.
The Bobcats shut out Tabiona 3-0 on Friday to return to the championship game.
First pitch in the state championship game is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Utah Valley University.
Panguitch has won the last two state titles and three of the last four.
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