STILLWATER, Okla.David Ferragut and Juan Calero came within an eyelash of advancing to the doubles quarterfinals to highlight Saint Louis’ participation in the ITA Central Region Championships.

Ferragut and Calero opened the tournament by defeating Dominic Bechard and Majed Kilani of Tulsa 8-3. They dispatched David Samardzija and Micah Klousia of Nebraska 8-5 to reach the round of 16, where they were edged 9-8 by Drake’s Vinny Gillespie and Calum MacGeoch.

Ferragut, Calero, Charlie Parry, John Nogalski and Oscar Pachon each won a singles match in the main draw.