Citizen Staff Writer
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP
The Salpointe Catholic High School girls tennis team advanced to the finals of the Class 5A Division I team tournament after defeating No. 1 Phoenix Xavier on Monday.
The No. 4-seeded Lancers will play No. 2 Tempe Corona del Sol at the Glendale Paseo Racquet Center at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Christine Mordaunt sealed the win for Salpointe in the No. 2 singles matchup. She defeated Sarah Serrano 6-2, 7-5.
Salpointe will attempt to win its third state title in four years.
• In 5A-II action, No. 4 Ironwood Ridge lost to No. 1 Phoenix Pinnacle 5-0 in the semifinals.
Ironwood Ridge will go for its second 5A-II state team title in any many years on Tuesday.
The No. 1-seeded Nighthawks will play No. 2 Scottsdale Horizon at the Glendale Paseo Racquet Center at noon.
Ironwood Ridge beat No. 13 Phoenix Pinnacle 5-0 to advance.
In 5A-I action, No. 5 Salpointe fell to No. 1 Tempe Corona del Sol 5-0 in the semifinals.