4-A NCHSAA MEN’S TENNIS — FINAL
STACHOWIAK WINS ALL WAKE COUNTY SINGLES FINAL; R.J. REYNOLDS DUO WINS DOUBLES
RALEIGH – Freshman Nick Stachowiak of Apex Middle Creek won an all-Wake County singles final on Saturday morning in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men’s tennis championships on Friday at the Millbrook Exchange Park.
Stachowiak defeated Bo Boyden of Raleigh Wakefield 6-1, 6-2, to win the title. Stachowiak had won all three of his matches in straight sets and lost only five games in six sets on Friday. The tournament played three rounds on Friday with the threat of inclement weather on Saturday.
It was the fifth year in a row that a Wake County school had produced either the state 4-A men’s singles champion or runner-up.
The Winston-Salem R.J. Reynolds team of Jack Riazzi and Paul Yamane earned the doubles crown, beating the Raleigh Millbrook pair of Chris Mahan and John Karlawish by 7-5, 6-3.
Riazzi and Yamane made it to the 2011 4-A doubles finals but lost to a Millbrook team in that one, and last year Yamane and Chad Hoskins of R.J. Reynolds teamed to win the doubles crown.
NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
2013 MEN’S 4-A STATE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Millbrook Exchange Park, Raleigh: Saturday’s Results
SINGLES — CHAMPIONSHIP
Nick Stachowiak (Apex Middle Creek) def. Bo Boyden (Raleigh Wakefield) 6-1, 6-2.
DOUBLES — CHAMPIONSHIP
Jack Riazzi-Paul Yamane (Winston-Salem R.J. Reynolds) def. Chris Mahan-John Karlawish (Raleigh Millbrook) 7-5, 6-3.