Hougland qualified for state for the third time in his high school career. He advanced to the fourth consolation round in singles with three wins at state, the most of any area player.
Panchapakesan, the Northwest Herald Player of the Year, went undefeated in the Fox Valley Conference and qualified for state for the second straight year.
Crystal Lake Central, jr.
Pudlo came back, after being sidelined last season with an injury, to be one of the top area players in singles. He qualified for state by winning the Cary-Grove Sectional.