The top eight seeds in the team tournament received first-round byes and includes No. 6 Menlo-Atherton (15-2) and No. 8 Gunn (11-7), one of eight Santa Clara Valley Athletic League teams in the main draw.
Palo Alto (14-6) was the only local team playing Wednesday and beat host San Mateo (11-6), 6-1. The Vikings travel to play seventh-seeded Saratoga (10-2) at 3 p.m. Friday.
Paly's Tony Georgianis set the tone at the top of the singles ladder, rallying from behind to win his first set in a tiebreaker and then winning 6-2 in the second set.
Gunn, M-A and Menlo will host first-round winners at 3 p.m. Friday. The Titans welcome Cupertino (13-1) to Palo Alto, the Bears get a rematch with PAL rival Carlmont (9-5) and the Knights play Harker (11-2), which finished second to Menlo in the WBAL.
Palo Alto's Adam Love and Nathan Ellison, the SCVAL doubles winner, will also compete in doubles and drew the top-seeded duo of Jack Caroll and Josh Belandres of St. Ignatius in the first round.
PAL doubles champion Zach Ostrow and Maksim Lukic of Menlo-Atherton are the third seed and will open against Leigh's Jason Kim and Roee Morag.
M-A's Tim Berthier is the highest seeded local singles player at No. 4 and will meet Stevenson's Henry Chen in the morning on May 14 in Aptos.
There's a chance Berthier will meet teammate Jake Andrew in the second round later in the afternoon. Andrew, who lost to Berthier in the PAL singles final, plays Bellarmine's Josiah Myers-Lipton in the first round.
Bellarmine (18-3) is seeded second in the team tournament, followed by Monta Vista (17-3), St. Ignatius (15-5), the CCS runner-up last year, and No. 5 St. Francis. Mitty, which beat Leland 5-2 on Wednesday, is also entered from the West Catholic Athletic League.
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