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2013 OHSAA Boys Tennis State Tournament Coverage



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State Tournament Brackets:

2013 OHSAA Boys Tennis State Tournament

OSU Outdoor Varsity Tennis Courts
The Ohio State University, Columbus
May 31 & June 1, 2013

 

Cincinnati Country Day School becomes 20th program to have champion and runner-up in same year

COLUMBUS, Ohio Ė Cincinnati Country Day School became the 20th school to have a boys tennis state champion and runner-up in the same year at the 2013 OHSAA boys state tennis tournament at the OSU Outdoor Varsity Tennis Courts, Saturday, June 1. For the second consecutive year the tournament also crowned four new champions.

The Indiansí Patrick Wildman (Jr.) and Asher Hirsch (So.), who finished second and third during last yearís state tournament respectively, worked their way through the bracket and faced off for the Division II singles state championship on the windy Saturday afternoon. Hirsch eventually defeated his teammate, 6-4, 6-4, and the duo became the first school to claim the champion and runner-up titles in the same year since Columbus Academy in 2010. It was Country Day Schoolís fifth state singles title, but first since 2009. In the consolation bracket, Cincinnati Seven Hillsí John Larkin (Sr.) defeated Warren John F. Kennedyís Jad Abdul-Aal (Sr.), 6-1, 5-7, 6-1.

In the Division I singles bracket, three-time state qualifier Jacob Dunbar (Sr., Lodi Cloverleaf) defeated 2012 third-place finisher Aaron Sandberg (Jr., Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit), 6-1, 6-1, to claim the schoolís first boys tennis state title. In the consolation match four-time state qualifier Stuart Little (Sr., Upper Arlington) defeated Gahanna Lincolnís Canyon Teague (Sr.), 6-3, 6-3.

In the Division II doubles bracket, Gahanna Columbus Academy senior Abram Schottenstein made it back to the state tournament with new partner Jacob Wareti (Fr.) and defeated Cincinnati Hills Christian Academyís Ben Wittkugel (Sr.) and Colin Kenney (Sr.), 6-1, 6-4, to claim Academyís fifth doubles state tennis crown. In the consolation match Gates Mills Hawkenís Adam Lee (Jr.) and Vidyut Yadav (Fr.) defeated Cincinnati Indian Hillís Raghav Joshi (Sr.) and Will Jaroszewicz (Sr.), 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

In the Division I doubles bracket, Upper Arlingtonís Jeffrey Melvin (Jr.) and Nate Wallace (Sr.) won their schoolís state-record 17th doubles state championship and third in the last four years. They defeated Cincinnati Sycamoreís Dylan Stern (Sr.) and Deepak Indrakanti (So.). In the consolation match Masonís Alexander Lebedev (Jr.) and Nick Blair (So.) defeated Toledo St. Johnís Jesuitís Kevin Brown (So.) and Ryan Brown (Jr.), 6-1, 6-2.

 


 

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Times and Format:

Play begins at the OSU Outdoor Varsity Tennis Courts both days at 9 a.m. with Division I singles players, followed by Division II singles players, followed by doubles teams.

  • Parking at OSU: Parking for spectators for the state boys tennis tournament will be available at the lot adjacent to the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium off Fred Taylor Drive. Some Handicapped Parking will be available in the small parking lot directly adjacent to the courts. This lot is also reserved for tournament officials and OHSAA personnel.

Rain Facility: Elysium Tennis Center, Plain City

  • Parking at Elysium Tennis Center: Spectators will park at Darree Fields Park, please enter from Houchard Rd., for the state tennis tournament should it move indoors to Elysium Tennis Center. The transportation Company, Capital Transportation will transport from Darree Fields to Elysium Tennis Center with shuttle service beginning at 9:30 a.m. There will be no shuttle service on Saturday, spectators may park at Elysium Tennis Center.
       -Click here for a map of Darree Fields Park location.

       -Click here for a map of Elysium Tennis Center location.

 

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