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By Grace Pohl
Staff Intern 

Fillmore, Gerber take first at GNL districts to advance to state


Last updated 5/17/2018 at 9:51am

Grace Pohl

Seniors Aaron Fillmore and Dixon Gerber went undefeated at the GNL district tournament to take first overall. The two advance to the 2A state tournament, May 25-26, in Seattle.

Cheney High's boys tennis season isn't over yet as the No. 2 seed doubles team, seniors Dixon Gerber and Aaron Fillmore, placed first at the Great Northern League districts last Saturday (May 19) to earn an automatic bid to the state tournament.

"Going straight to state couldn't make me happier," head coach Jesse Erickson said. "I am happy we get to skip regionals."

The doubles team competed in four matches throughout the two days at the Washington State University courts. The first match was against East Valley, where Gerber and Fillmore won 6-0, 6-1. They went on to play the No. 3 Pullman...

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