Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Fulgenzi Adds to the Family Lore.(Final)

Byline: Jason W. Brooks For the Journal

STATE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

CLASS 1A-3A BOYSANDGIRLS

Spilca Romps To The Girls Crown

The Fulgenzi family of Las Vegas, N.M., has produced innumerable tennis champions. Mario, who captured the boys Class 1A-3A singles title Thursday, can add himself to that list.

By outlasting teammate Jason Maestes 6-7, 6-3, 6-1, the junior from Robertson joins brothers Garen, Warren and Juan Carlos as state titlists.

"That first set caught me off-guard," said Fulgenzi of the set he lost to Maestes. "The wind really slowed down the ball."

In winds gusting up to 46 miles an hour, Fulgenzi and others struggled to complete the Class 1A-3A championships at the Albuquerque Tennis Complex. …

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