Varsity Boys Tennis
Sacred Heart Prep 7, Burlingame 0
Date of competition: Monday, May 5, 2008
The No. 3-seeded Sacred Heart Prep boys' tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the Central Coast Section team tournament with a 7-0 romp over visiting Burlingame on Monday. The Gators (22-3) will face No. 2 Bellarmine (22-0) on Wednesday at noon at Courtside Tennis Club in Los Gatos. The winner will advance to the CCS title match on Friday at Courtside at 2 p.m., while earning an automatic berth into the NorCal playoffs. SHP made quick work of the No. 6 Panthers (18-3) by sweeping six of the seven matches in straight sets. Only SHP senior Jamie Hutter was forced past two sets as he prevails at No. 2 singles, 7-6 (7-3), 4-6, 10-6. Wednesday's showdown with Bellarmine is a rematch of last season's semifinals, which the Bells won with a shocking 4-3 victory.
posted by palo alto online on May 6, 2008 at 8:44 am
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