NCHSAA State 3-A Boy’s Tennis Championships – 1st Day

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3-A NCHSAA MEN’S TENNIS—FIRST DAY

SEMIFINALS SET FOR NCHSAA 3-A TENNIS ON SATURDAY

BURLINGTON– Charlotte Catholic and Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons each placed a singles player and a doubles team into the semifinal round after Friday’s action in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A men’s tennis championships at the Burlington Parks and Recreation Tennis Center.

Riley Brosnan of Charlotte Catholic dropped only three games in four sets in rolling to a pair of singles wins and will face Asheboro’s Austin Allen in one semifinal. Robert Kelly of Cardinal Gibbons, who lost only one game in his four sets, will tangle with Hickory’s Paul Hogan.

In doubles, Nick Russo and Drew Connery of Charlotte Catholic will face B.J. Beecher and Ryan Harvey of Concord in one semifinal. The team of Matt Galush and Noah Constantine of Cardinal Gibbons takes on Steven Denny and Sahil Vasa of Weddington in the other semifinal.

Semifinals are scheduled to start at 9 am Saturday morning, outdoors if weather permitting, with the finals following later in the day. Rain could force play inside to the Piedmont Indoor Tennis Center.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2013 MEN’S 4-A STATE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Burlington Tennis Center: Friday’s Results

SINGLES—FIRST ROUND
Jonathan O’Neal (Winterville South Central) vs. Avanish Madhavaram (Waxhaw Marvin Ridge) 6-3, 6-2; Austin Allen (Asheboro) def. Charlie Garnett (Hickory St. Stephens) 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(5); Riley Brosnan (Charlotte Catholic) def. Mitchell Kaspar (Eastern Wayne) 6-1, 6-1; John Dangerfield (Cameron Union Pines) def. Jonathan Jenkins (North Gaston) 6-2, 6-3; Paul Hogan (Hickory) def. Drew Pittard (Western Alamance) 1-6, 6-3, 6-1; Chaz Fitzpatrick (Eastern Wayne) def. Kyle Kennedy (Northwest Cabarrus) 6-1, 6-1; Robert Kelly (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Isaac Sluder (Waynesville Tuscola) 6-0, 6-0; George Lovitt (Waxhaw Marvin Ridge) def. Jackson Willis (Nash Central) 6-0, 6-0.

SINGLES—QUARTERFINALS
Allen (Asheboro) def. O’Neal (South Central) 6-4, 1-6, 6-3; Brosnan (Charlotte Catholic) def. Dangerfield (Union Pines) 6-0, 6-1; Hogan (Hickory) def. Fitzpatrick (Eastern Wayne) 6-4, 6-4; Kelly (Cardinal Gibbons) def. Lovitt (Marvin Ridge) 6-0, 6-1.

SINGLES—SEMIFINALS: Saturday, 9 am if outdoors
Austin Allen (Asheboro) vs. Riley Brosnan (Charlotte Catholic)
Paul Hogan (Hickory) vs. Robert Kelly (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons)

DOUBLES—FIRST ROUND
Nick Russo-Drew Connery (Charlotte Catholic) def, Connor Wilkins-Luke Harris (Washington) 6-3, 7-6(6); Luke Kessel-Bailey Poston (Hickory) def. Andrew Stephenson-Ben Lowe (Burlington Williams) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3; B.J. Beecher-Ryan Harvey (Concord) def. Tremel Davis-Josiah Marshall (Northern Nash) 6-4, 6-3; Bryan Zhang-Lucas Prata (Chapel Hill) def. Dylan Goodman-Jack Wasserman (Shelby Crest) 6-2, 6-2; Michael Mirkes-Brad Bowman (Hickory) def. Pierce Beary-Jim Mantyh (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) 6-1, 6-0; Steven Denny-Sahil Vasa (Weddington) def. Sheldon Roberts-Jacob Matthews (Winterville South Central) 6-0, 6-2; Matt Galush-Noah Constantine (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Adam Greer-Landon Rimbault (West Henderson) 6-1, 6-1; Patrick Menkhaus-William Clementi (Charlotte Catholic) def. Thomas Smith-Drayton Williams (Wilson Fike) 6-1, 6-0.

DOUBLES—QUARTERFINALS
Russo-Connery (Charlotte Catholic) def. Kessel-Poston (Hickory) 7-6 (6), 6-2; Beecher-Harvey (Concord) def. Zhang-Prata (Chapel Hill) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4; Denny-Vasa (Weddington) def. Mirkes-Bowman (Hickory) 6-3, 6-1; Galush-Constantine (Cardinal Gibbons) def. Menkhaus-Clementi (Charlotte Catholic) 6-1, 6-2.

DOUBLES—SEMIFINALS: Saturday, 9 am (if outdoors)
Nick Russo-Drew Connery (Charlotte Catholic) vs. B.J. Beecher-Ryan Harvey (Concord)
Steven Denny-Sahil Vasa (Weddington) vs. Matt Galush-Noah Constantine (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons)


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