Athletes of the Week: Corbin Diehl and Ben Wharton

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Steamboat Springs tennis players Ben Wharton, left, and Corbin Diehl, right, will be eying a state title this week in the No. 1 doubles position.

Corbin Diehl and Ben Wharton

School: Steamboat Springs High School

Year: Juniors

Age: Diehl is 16, and Wharton is 17

Height: Diehl is 5-foot-8, and Wharton is 5-foot-11

Sport: Tennis

Why: The No. 1 doubles team of Diehl and Wharton breezed through the regional meet, picking up a regional title. They will compete in the state tournament Thursday through Saturday in Pueblo.

Quotable: “We didn’t let any team in our heads, played our game and really just breezed through it.” — Corbin Diehl

Send your nominations for Athlete of the Week to sports@SteamboatToday.com.

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