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May 13, 2011 > Chabot sends two to state tourney

Chabot sends two to state tourney

Submitted By Chabot tennis coach Rick Morris

Two Chabot College women's tennis team members, Namrata Sher and Andrea Poljakovic, have qualified to compete in the in the California State Junior College Tennis Championships in Fresno this Friday and Saturday, May 13-14.

Sher and Polijakovic advanced to the state tournament thanks to their performances at the Nor Cal Tennis Championships from May 5-7.

In the women's singles championship tournament, Sher ouster Katherine McFeeter of Fresno (6-2, 6-0), Gianna Gonnella of Santa Rosa (6-4, 6-0), Nicole Simoni of Reedley (6-0, 6-1) and Anastasia Glyntseva of De Anza (6-0, 6-3) to advance to the finals. In the final, Sher was taken down in straight sets by Alex McDonald of Reedley (4-6, 5-7).

In the women's doubles championship tourney, Sher, teamed up with Polijakovic, made it to the final round by topping Al-Sous and McFall from Reedley (6-4, 6-0), Wong and Bodeman of Folsom Lake (6-1, 6-0), Anderson and Ruxin of American River (6-1, 6-3) and Chrisco and White of Sierra (4-6, 6-4, 6-2). However, it was McDonald and Simoni of Reedley who took home the title with a 6-4, 6-2 drubbing of the Lady Gladiator duo.

Sher and Polijakovic will look to get one step further this weekend in the state tourney. In other Nor Cal tennis tourney news, Chabot's Nathan Schorken advanced to the second round of the men's singles tourney by topping Nick Castro of Fresno (6-2, 6-1) but was sent home in the second round by Ramon Martinez of Foothill (6-2, 6-0); Polijakovic was eliminated in her singles first-round match by Lauren Schafer of American River (4-6, 1-6); Lauren Kane was also topped in the first round, her by Lily Wong of Folsom Lake (6-3, 3-6, 4-6); and the duo of Kane and Holgate from Chabot was dropped in the first round of the doubles tourney by Paradis and Davis of Sierra (3-6, 3-6).

Log onto the Tri-City Voice Sports website - http://sports.tricityvoice.com - to follow Sher and Polijakovic results at the state tournament this weekend.

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