Zach Koenig, who dropped a spot this year to the No. 2 singles position, won his quarterfinal match over Sven Wurmuth of University, 8-0.
Massinople, who replaced Koenig at No. 1 this season, beat Jonathan Gainer of Elkins in the first round and Zach Hatfield of Logan in the quarterfinals both 8-0 respectively.
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RIPLEY'S GIRLS tennis team scored its first point in the state tournament this millennium when No. 1 singles player, Emily Munson, won her first round matchup 8-3 against Washington's Jill Spuria.
Munson lost in the quarterfinals 8-0 to Cassandra Powell of Parkersburg.
Ripley qualified all four singles positions and first and second doubles teams.
Munson is the only Ripley player with state tournament experience.
"It's great to have everyone else here," Munson said. "I really feel like part of a team this year."
Munson and her doubles partner, Kaitlyn White, lost in the first round of the No. 1 girls doubles tournament 8-5 to Martinsburg.
"We're going in blind," White said before the match.
The teams had never played.
Arin Shatto, Ripley's No. 4 singles player, will have and opportunity to pick up another point today in her quarterfinal match with Dori Sanders of Washington.
Shatto and Barickman will also have the chance to add another point for Ripley in their quarterfinal match against Parkersburg.
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LOGAN'S No. 1 singles player, Zach Hatfield, is no stranger to the state tournament.
This is his fourth trip - once, as a freshman at the No.2 position and the rest as the No. 1.
"We have a good group of kids," Hatfield said. "We work hard and we have good coaches."
Logan's fourth-year coach, Justin Turner, has had players in the state tournament every season since he took over the program.
"You've got to start at the grade school level," Turner said. "Three years ago, we gotan indoor facility and that has made a big difference."
Hatfield won his first round match over Brandon Galici of Parkersburg South, 8-5.
Hatfield then lost in the quarterfinals to Massinople, 8-0.
Hatfield and his doubles partner won their first round match against University and will face Massinople and Koenig in the quarterfinals today.
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HURRICANE'S GIRLS won all of its singles matches Thursday.
The only blemish for the squad was its first doubles loss to University 8-6.
All four girls singles players will be on the court today looking to rack up more points for a potential state title run. The Redskins were the only Class AAA girls team that qualified all seven positions for the state tournament.
Six of those positions are headed to the second day of states.
Hurricane Coach Glenna Ragle gets too excited to be able to watch matches sometimes. This year, she has much to be excited about.
"I couldn't ask for anything more," Ragle said.