REPORTER: THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY, SECTION 7 HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE HERE ONCE AGAIN. OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS THE BRACKETS WILL BE WHITTLED DOWN TO A FINAL FEW THAT WILL HELP REPRESENT SECTION 7 AT THE NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS. BUT DAY ONE, WASN’T WITHOUT SOME UPSETS THE BOY’S MATCHES TAKING PLACE AT THE PLATTSBURGH HIGH SCHOOL COURTS IN SINGLES, THE TOP SEED, AND DEFENDING CHAMP, BRENDAN WHALEN, OF PLATTSBURGH, ADVANCED THROUGH TO THE QUARTERFINALS WITH NO PROBLEM AFTER HAVING A FIRST ROUND BYE, AND HE WILL BE JOINED IN THE QUARTERS BY HIS RIVAL, PERU’S ALEX RINE, AND NORTHERN ADIRONDACK’S ETHAN WARICK THE 2ND AND 3RD SEEDED SINGLES PLAYERS THE 4 SEED WOULD RUN INTO TROUBLE, WITH NCCS COUGAR, PATRICK POLNIASZEK PULLING OFF ONE OF THE BIG UPSETS OF THE DAY, TO ADVANCE TO DAY TWO IN DOUBLES, THE PERU DUO OF SCHAEFER AND POSADA, IN THE FAR COURT, WOULD COME OFF THEIR BYE INTO THE SECOND ROUND TO ALSO ADVANCE THE QUARTER, AND SEMIFINALS WILL GET GOING THURSDAY AT 3:30, WITH THE FINALS TO FOLLOW ON FRIDAY THE GIRL’S WERE GOING THROUGH THE SAME ROUTINE, DOWN THE STREET AT THE PLATTSBURGH STATE TENNIS COURTS MOST OF THE SINGLES WERE ALREADY DONE FOR THE DAY, LEAVING JUST SCHROON LAKE’S, EMILY MAISONVILLE, TAKING ON PLATTSBURGH’S, PAIGE MURRAY THE OTHER FOUR COURTS, WERE DOMINATED BY DOUBLES PLAY WITH ONE OF THE TOP COMBOS IN ACTION BEEKMANTOWN EAGLES, FESSETTE AND BEACH, WOULD BE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE NET FROM LAKE PLACID’S, HEBERT AND CASLER WITH THE GIRL’S IN GREY TAKING THE MATCH AND MOVING ON ANOTHER ONE OF THE TEAMS TO BEAT WAS ANOTHER LAKE PLACID TEAM, STRACK AND SMITH THEY WOULD ALSO HAVE A BEEKMANTOWN MATCH UP, BUT THE WIN WOULD REVERSE IN THIS ONE, GOING TO THE BLUE BOMBERS LIKE THE BOY’S, THE SECTIONAL, AND STATE QUALIFYING PLAY WILL CONTINUE TOMORROW FOR QUARTERFINAL, AND SEMIFINAL ROUNDS THE CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR BOTH THE GIRL’S SINGLES AND DOUBLES, WILL

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