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sport00 ++,, ++. f.,- +-,,.. !++ C "++ Tournament Time For Tennis Team Normans to face New York School in opener Friday. By Steven Herbert Beverly Hills High School will begin to see how it compares to some of the nation's top teams Friday when it faces Riverdale (N.Y.) Horace Mann in the first round of the National High School Tennis All-American Boys Invitational Team Tournament. The match will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach. The Lions were 16-5 in 1999 and have won 10 of the last 13 Ivy League of Independent Schools championships. They are led by Brandon Weiskopf. sixth in 1999's Eastern Tennis Association's boys' 16 and under rankings. The winner will face the Corona del Mar-Woodberry Forest (Va.) winner ill a championship quarterfinal match at 3:30 p.m. Friday, with the loser relegated to a consolation quarterfinal against the Corona del Mar-Woodberry Forest loser also at 3:30 p.m. Both matches will also be played at the Palisades Tennis Club. All 16 tournament teams are assured of playing four matches. Semifinals and finals in all brackets will be played Saturday in various locations in the Newport Beach area. "1 think we have a very tough draw." Norman No. I singles player Brian Swart said. "If we play well, there's no team wc can't beat. I,osing 1(I-8 to Corona dcl Mar, who is second-seeded, proves we can hang with any team and we haven't lost as much [to graduation] as we thought we had." Beverly Hills, the defending Southern Section Division III champion, lost to Division 1 champion Corona del Mar, I 0-8, Thursday in a nonleague match a! Beverly Hills. Tile Raymond Hekmat-Brandon Richman doubles team won all three of its sets while the duo Anthony Pham-Tyler Rcichwald won two. In singles. Swart won two sets and Justin Gordon one for Beverly Hills (0-2). Both losses have come to Southern Section champions. SPORTSWIRE Ex-Norman To Play In NCAA Basketball Tournament Former Beverly Hills High School standout Frank Brown is scheduled to start at small forward Friday when 13th-sccded Pennsylvania faces fourlh-.,,eedcd Illinois Friday in an NCAA East Regional game at Winston-Salem, N.C.. scheduler] to begin at 9:15 a.m. (Pacific Standard Time.) A 1995 Beverly Hills graduate, now a Penn senior. Brown is fifth on the learn in scoring, averaging 5.7 points per game. Brown was .granted an additional season t)[" eligibility because he missed all but one game during the 1996-97 season because of a knee injury. The Quakers have won 15 consecutixe games since Brown re-joined lhC St;.lllll'lg, FOR THE RECORD Beverly Hills High School shot putter Roger Smith's name was misspelled m the March 9 Beverly Hills Wcckly's Sports & Scores colun'm. Steven Herbert has covered sports for The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times and Washington Post. You can e-mail ideas to steve @bhweekly. com. 12 Beverly Hills Weekly Watch for us! Norman Newservice Celebrating its 26th year as the world's longest.running high school weekly 30-minute cable TV newscast Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Let's Talk Monday, Wednesday PTSA Issues and Answers Monday, Wednesday Careers Monday, Wednesday Skip E. Lowe Looks at Hollywood Monday, Wednesday Coverage of Board of Education meetings and other special programing Tuesdays and Thursdays WARNER BUSINESS PRODUCTS IS THE ONE STOP SOURCE FOR ALL OF YOUR OFFICE SUPPLY NEEDS!! OFFICE SUPPLIES & FURNITURE COMPUTER SUPPLIES & FURNITURE JANITORIAL SUPPLIES SttlPPING SUPPLIES TONER SUPPLIES FOR ALL MACHINES CUSTOM STAMPS & SIGNS SERVING CALIFORNIA SINCE 1984 WE WILL MEET OR BEAT OUR COMPETITOR'S PRICES (Free deli,+eu with $40.00 minimum order) CALL (818) 887-7500 for a free catalog or to place an order Mention this ad to receive an additional 10% off your first order.