BURBANK — There was a major roadblock facing the Burroughs High boys' tennis team in its quest to qualify for its first-ever trip to a CIF Southern Section championship match.
The roadblock came in the form of a talented Palm Desert squad.
The Indians had to hit the road Tuesday to take on the host Aztecs in a Division II semifinal contest. Palm Desert, the No. 1 seed, came into the match with just one loss this season, had two CIF titles (1995 and 2002) to its credit and advanced to two championship matches (2008 and 2010) in the last four years.
In contrast, the Indians were playing in the semifinals for the first time, and they were unranked going into the playoffs.