Name: Scott Russell
High School: Upper St. Clair
Background: Russell teamed up with junior Liam Gibbons to finish in third place in the Section 4-AAA doubles tournament. Last season, the pair defeated Brad Steiner and Armaan Jethmalani of Shady Side Acacdemy, 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-3, in what turned out to be the clinching match in the WPIAL Class AAA team championships to give the Panthers the title. As the No. 12 seed last year, Russell and Gibbons lost to eventual champions Josh Raymundo and Aaron Gruber of Mars, 10-4, in the first round.