Singles, Doubles Men's Tennis Crowns Decided In All Four NCHSAA Classifications — Complete Rundown

NCHSAA MEN’S 1-A TENNIS



CARY -- Hendersonville’s Tyler Grove outlasted Fabrice Kalmbacher of Misenheimer Gray Stone Day School to win the singles title on Saturday morning in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 1-A men’s tennis tournament championships at the Cary Tennis Center.

Grove, who had lost to Kalmbacher in the West Regional finals last weekend, won the tough three-setter by 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-2.

It was the first time since 2002 that a Mount Airy player hadn’t played for the 1-A singles crown, but a pair of Mount Airy teams squared off for the doubles championship. Nick John and Matt Johnson defeated Bear teammates Chase Pumerantz and Dusty Roberson in a repeat of last weekend’s West Regional final, which was won by Pumerantz and Roberson. John and Johnson prevailed this time 6-3 in the third set after splitting the first two sets.

The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Raleigh Sports Consortium were host city sponsors for the event. Wendy’s and the Carolina Ford Dealers are presenting sponsors of the NCHSAA sports program.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2007 STATE 1-A MEN’S TENNIS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cary Tennis Center, Cary



Saturday’s Results

Singles Championship

Tyler Grove (Hendersonville) def. Fabrice Kalmbacher (Misenheimer Gray Stone Day) 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-2.



Doubles Championship

Nick John and Matt Johnson (Mount Airy) def. Chase Pumerantz and Dusty Roberson (Mount Airy) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.





NCHSAA 2-A MEN’S TENNIS



CARY – Will Rollinson of Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons successfully defended his singles championship in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A men’s tennis tournament championships at the Cary Tennis Center on Saturday.

Rollinson won his second consecutive state crown, this time beating Graham’s Tyler Cook 6-1 and 7-5 in the final to run his individual record to 26-2 on the season.

Cardinal Gibbons also took the doubles title, as the duo of Ryan Daly and Jonathan Fedorkowicz downed William Gray and Taylor Sullivan of Kill Devil Hills First Flight in a well-played, entertaining match by 7-6(6), 6-3.

Gray and Sullivan had survived a three-set match in a morning semifinal, getting past North Lincoln’s Mathieu Bureau and George Lapron, to advance to the championship.

The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Raleigh Sports Consortium were host city sponsors for the event. Wendy’s and the Carolina Ford Dealers are presenting sponsors of the NCHSAA sports program.





NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2007 MEN’S 2-A TENNIS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cary Tennis Center, Cary



Saturday’s Results



Singles -- Semifinals

Tyler Cook (Graham) def. Nick Summerford (Edenton Holmes) 6-0, 6-0; Will Rollinson (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Zach Henson (Brevard) 6-4, 6-2.



Singles—Championship

Rollinson (Cardinal Gibbons) def. Cook (Graham) 6-1, 7-5.



Doubles -- Semifinals

William Gray-Taylor Sullivan (Kill Devil Hills First Flight) def. Mathieu Bureau-George Lapron (North Lincoln) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4; Ryan Daly-Jonathan Fedorkowicz (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Jeff Fadool-Chris Betz (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) 6-3, 6-1.



Doubles—Championship

Daly-Fedorkowicz (Cardinal Gibbons) def. Gray-Sullivan (First Flight) 7-6(6), 6-1.



NCHSAA STATE 3-A MEN’S TENNIS



STATESVILLE’S SPENCER TAKES SINGLES TITLE, CHARLOTTE CATHOLIC WINS DOUBLES



BURLINGTON – Senior Preston Spencer of Statesville made his fourth straight trip to the state tournament his most successful as he won the singles title in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A men’s tennis championships on Saturday at the Burlington Tennis Center.

Playing almost flawless tennis, Spencer beat Charlotte Catholic’s Paul Bartholomy in straight 6-2 sets to earn the title after beating Hickory's Tripp Johnson in a morning semifinal.

Catholic’s doubles team of Brandon Lamoureux and David Trautmann survived a tough three-set final to earn the state championship by 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 over the Statesville pair of Thomas Fanjoy and Luke Gillis.

Statesville had placed two doubles teams into the semifinals, and Lamoureux and Troutman had to beat the other Statesville entry, Thomas Gaither and Tripp Hawkins, in a morning semifinal to get to the championship match.

Wendy’s and the Carolina Ford Dealers are presenting sponsors of the NCHSAA sports program.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2007 STATE 3-A MEN’S TENNIS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Burlington Tennis Center, Burlington



Saturday’s Results



Singles—Semifinals

Preston Spencer (Statesville) def. Tripp Johnson (Hickory) 6-1, 6-1; Paul Bartholomy (Charlotte Catholic) def. Owen Bullard (Concord) 6-2, 6-4.



Singles—Championship

Spencer (Statesville) def. Bartholomy (Charlotte Catholic) 6-2, 6-2.



Doubles—Semifinals

Thomas Fanjoy and Luke Gillis (Statesville) def. Michael Barnes and Tyler Harris (Southern Nash) 5-7, 6-2, 6-0; Brandon Lamoureux and David Trautmann (Charlotte Catholic) def. Thomas Gaither and Tripp Hawkins (Statesville) 6-1,6-3.



Doubles—Championship

Lamoureux-Trautmann (Charlotte Catholic) def. Fanjoy-Gillis (Statesville) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.





NCHSAA 4-A TENNIS



THIRD SET TIEBREAKER DECIDES DRAMATIC DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP IN 4-A



CHAPEL HILL – It went down to a dramatic third-set tiebreaker, and the East Chapel Hill duo of Tim Bayus and Jeff Archer prevailed to win the doubles championship in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men’s tennis tournament championships at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina on Saturday afternoon.

Bayus and Archer squared off against Charlotte Providence’s pair of Chris Sheehan and Carter Braxton in the doubles final after both teams had survived tough Saturday morning three-set matches in the semifinals. The East Chapel Hill team won the opening set 6-2, the Providence pair came back to take the second set 7-5 to even the match, and then Bayus and Archer captured the crown in the tiebreaker 7-4 after the teams had battled to a 6-6 third-set deadlock.

Chapel Hill’s Chase Helpingstine earned the singles title with an excellent performance, downing David Shermak of Raleigh Sanderson, the 2005 4-A runner-up, in straight sets at 6-2. Shermak had battled through a grueling three-setter in the morning to eliminate Fayetteville Jack Britt’s Michael Pereira.

Wendy’s and the Carolina Ford Dealers are presenting sponsors of the NCHSAA sports program.





NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2007 STATE 4-A MEN’S TENNIS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



Saturday’s Results



Singles—Semifinals

Chase Helpingstine (Chapel Hill) def. Conner Sherwood (Greensboro Grimsley) 6-4, 6-1; David Chermak (Raleigh Sanderson) def. Michael Pereira (Fayetteville Jack Britt) 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.



Singles—Championship

Helpingstine (Chapel Hill) def. Chermak (Sanderson) 6-2, 6-2.



Doubles—Semifinals

Tim Bayus and Jeff Archer (East Chapel Hill) def. Drake Kane and J.B. Weaver (Raleigh Broughton) 6-2, 5-7, 7-5; Chris Sheehan and Carter Braxton (Charlotte Providence) def. Bill Bobbitt and James Coxe (Raleigh Broughton) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.



Doubles—Championship

Bayus-Archer (East Chapel Hill) def. Sheehan-Braxton (Providence) 7-5, 2-6, 7-6(4).