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Lady Colt and Colt Tennis advance to State Championships

The NMMI Boys tennis team make it to state. (NMMI Sports Press Photo)

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The New Mexico Military Institute Colt and Lady Colt varsity tennis teams have qualified for the NMAA Class 1A-4A State Tennis Championships. The Colts will have two individuals, one doubles, and the team as a whole in the running. The Lady Colts will have one individual and one doubles team in state competition.

The NMMI girls tennis team make it state. (NMMI Sports Press Photo)

The Colt varsity tennis team has been selected as the #2 at state. The Colts were awarded the two-seed after an undefeated season record of 11-0 including 5-0 in district play. The Colts have a bye in the first round of competition. They will play the winner of #7 Belen and the No. 10 seed Santa Teresa on Friday, May 10 at 2:00 PM at Albuquerque Academy.

The Colts will also have competitors in the individual and doubles events. Hugo Inzunza will play Hunter Williamson of Los Lunas on Wednesday, May 8th at 4:30 PM at Albuquerque Academy. Alejandro Terminel will play Daniel Ko (Santa Teresa) at the same time and place as Inzunza.

In doubles, NMMI has the #4 ranked team in McIntire/Espinoza. They will face the winner of Rindels/Lopez (Valencia) vs. Nunley/Daviet (Mesilla Valley). The time of the match will be 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 8th at Albuquerque Academy.

For the Lady Colts there will be individual and doubles competitors. Eliana Ward will be the only Lady Colt in singles. Ward will face off against Stella Mahr (Albuquerque Academy) on Wednesday, May 8th at 4:30 PM.

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The Lady Colt doubles team of Lynch/Moore will play the doubles team of Cordova/Jaramillo (Belen) at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 8th at Albuquerque Academy.

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