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Payne and Richards fell in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, to Ellensburg's Coleman Schnebly and Erik Hurson in the first round.
The Wolves' pair then fell in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 to Ryan Gudbranson and Nathan Eliason of Tumwater.
The boys tennis regular season and league and districts tournaments are played in the fall, but the state tournament isn't contested until late spring.
Payne and Richards finished fourth at the West Central District tournament in November.