ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Edwardsville's Zach Trimpe battled his way to the final day of competition at the IHSA Class 2A Boys Tennis Championship Friday.

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Trimpe opened play Friday morning with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Southwestern Conference rival Christian Cowutich of Belleville East to advance to the fourth consolation round, then defeated Glenview Glenbard South's Michael Bukhalo 6-2, 6-1 to move into a match against Rockford Auburn's Quinten Nevenhoven, which Trimpe won 3-6, 5-0 after Nevenhoven retired from the match. Park Ridge Maine South's Danilo Kovacevic awaits Trimpe in the consolation quarterfinals when play resumes today at Buffalo Grove.