Reigning Central Section tennis champion Daly Meinert of Clovis North High has been seeded first in singles for the North Area Tournament, set for Friday and Saturday at Buchanan High.
Seeded second in the 20-man singles bracket is Bullard’s Nick Jaramishian, who was a section doubles champion two seasons ago and part of the doubles runner-up team last season.
The four quarterfinal winners in doubles and singles advance to the Central Section Individual Championships on May 20-21 at Wasco.
Other singles seeds include No. 3 Robbie Ellis of Clovis West, No. 4 Joseph Moua of Sunnyside, No. 5 Dillon Chongtoua of Clovis East, No. 6 Derek Yao of Clovis North, No. 7 Billy Schulz of Clovis North and No. 8 Garrison Quinn of Memorial.
Clovis West’s Jacob Vander Beek and Taka Shin are the top seeds in doubles, with Clovis North’s Miles Hale and Stephen Pimentel No. 2.
The rest of the seeded teams include No. 3 Lincoln Hoppe/Wiley Woolf of Bullard, No. 4 Andy Ferdinansen/Cody Castro of Clovis West, No. 5 Joe Orozco/Hunter Gibbons of Clovis, No. 6 Connor Quiroz/Casey Shapiro of Bullard, No. 7 Sahib Bhatia/Micah Pletz of Clovis North and No. 8 Andrew Plascencia/Daniel Cervantes of Roosevelt.
Elsewhere, Garces’ Dylan Simonsen and Stockdale’s Andre Paradise and Andrew Huang are the top singles and doubles seeds, respectively, for the South Area Tournament, which will be held at Wasco.
Central Valley Christian’s Bailey Gong and Immanuel’s tandem of Travis Bakker/Sawyer Fisher are top-seeded for the Central Area Tournament at Tulare’s Mission Oak.