State College duo Nick Vanden and Dan Shull advanced to the District 6 Class AAA doubles championship with wins in the quarterfinals and semifinals Friday.
Vanden and Shull, the No. 2 seed, will face top-seeded pair Chad Allender and Ryan Good of Altoona in the championship match Saturday at 10 a.m. at Altoona’s Leopold Center.
Vanden and Shull earned a 6-1, 6-2 win over Mifflin County’s Matt DeBenedetto and Will Fox in the quarterfinals and beat Hollidaysburg’s Josh Cobler and Emre Cardakali 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals.
Altoona’s Allender and Good won 6-0, 6-0 over Central Mountain’s Ryan Moore and Kline Williams in the quarterfinals. The top-seeded duo then won 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 over Hollidaysburg’s Max Sheetz and Eric Miller in the semifinals.
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State College’s Matt Bristol and Lucas Forest beat Mifflin County’s Noah Fisher and Nate Koller in the Round of 16 before falling to Sheetz and Miller 6-0, 6-1 in the quarterfinals.