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Preview capsule outlook of today’s high school tournament action

High school tournaments today

Girls’ tennis

Division I quarterfinals

No. 8 Concord (8-6) at No. 1 Bedford (14-0), 4 p.m.

Head to head: Bedford beat Concord, 7-2, on its home courts in late April.

Notes: The Crimson Tide’s first trip to the postseason since 2010 resulted in a tough draw, as the Bulldogs handled Concord in the teams’ last meeting and has dropped only three individual matches in its last five competitions. Concord’s been playing the kind of tennis necessary to pull off the upset, however, with four straight wins to close out the regular season and clinch the postseason berth. Gabby Killinger has led the way in the top singles spot, and she was one of the two singles winners in the first match against Bedford with an 8-6 victory. Irene Ireme, with an 8-4 victory in the fifth spot, had the other win, and fellow singles players Meg Olive, Skye Reese, Alex Killinger and Becky Cistulli will have to step up their performances as well.

Division II quarterfinals

No. 5 Hollis-Brookline (11-3) at No. 4 Bishop Brady (11-3), 4 p.m.

Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season.

Notes: The Green Giants go into their quarterfinal on a roll, with wins in six of their last seven matches. Brady will need Shelby Herrington and Katie MacMullin to keep up their strong play at No. 1 and 2 singles, respectively, though these matches often swing with the lower singles, where Lynn Yoon, Aliza Gray, Ravalika Damerla and Brianna Puleo will be counted on to provide the depth that can put the Giants in position to win in doubles.

Division III quarterfinals

No. 6 Kingswood (10-4) at No. 3 Bow (13-1), 3:45 p.m.

Head to head: The teams did not meet during the regular season.

Notes: The Falcons’ pursuit of a second straight title begins against a Knights team that started 6-1 but scuffled down the stretch. Kingswood will now have to find its game against a Bow team that raced through its competition, hasn’t lost since April and boasts a deep, talented lineup. Laura Zbehlik, a returner from last year’s title team, leads the way at No. 1, while Claire Mulvaney, a freshman, has flourished in the No. 2 spot. Kristen Duval, Danielle Gould, Nandita Kasireddy and Casey Day round out spots 3-6, respectively, and if they’re on, the Falcons should waltz to the semis.

Note: The preview for the Bow boys’ quarterfinal match, which was postponed to today at 6 p.m., ran in Tuesday’s paper.

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