3-A, 4-A NCHSAA Men's Tennis Championships Complete

3-A MEN'S TENNIS



KYLE JOHNSON WINS SECOND STRAIGHT SINGLES TITLE IN NCHSAA STATE 3-A MEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP





BURLINGTON--Sophomore Kyle Johnson of Charlotte Catholic won his second consecutive singles championship on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A men's tennis tournament championships at the Burlington Tennis Center.



Johnson, who dropped only three games in his two Friday victories, defeated freshman Chaz Fitzpatrick of Eastern Wayne in a morning semifinal and then beat Weddington's Dallas Croom in straight sets in the championship match, 7-6(1), 6-1.



The duo of Andrew Treske and Joey Hatala of Waxhaw Marvin Ridge won a tightly contested match in the doubles final, as they got past Chris Geaslen and Matt Daly of Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 7-6(6), 6-3.



Doubles teams from Cardinal Gibbons had won the last four state championships at 2-A, but Gibbons has moved up to 3-A for this realignment period. Geaslen had teamed with Jonathan Fedorkowicz to win the 2-A title a year ago.



Treske and Hatala had to battle through a three-set match in their morning semifinal before eliminating Western Alamance's Greg Patterson and Rajiv Dinakaran. The Gibbons team ousted Seth Edwards and Cory Carter of Morganton Patton in straight 6-4 sets in the other semifinal.



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NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2010 STATE 3-A MEN'S TENNIS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday Results--Burlington Tennis Center



Singles--Semifinals

Kyle Johnson (Charlotte Catholic) def. Chaz Fitzpatrick (Eastern Wayne) 6-1, 7-5; Dallas Croom (Weddington) def. Eric Greene (Western Alamance) 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.



Singles--Championship

Johnson (Charlotte Catholic) def. Croom (Weddington) 7-6 (1), 6-1.



Doubles--Semifinals

Andrew Treske-Joey Hatala (Waxhaw Marvin Ridge) def. Greg Patterson-Rajiv Dinakaran (Western Alamance) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2; Chris Geaslen-Matt Daly (Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons) def. Seth Edwards-Cory Carter (Morganton Patton) 6-4, 6-4.



Doubles--Championship

Treske-Hatala (Marvin Ridge) def. Geaslen-Daly (Cardinal Gibbons) 7-6 (6), 6-3.





4-A MEN'S TENNIS



APEX'S BARRETT TAKES SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP IN NCHSAA STATE MEN'S 4-A TENNIS TOURNAMENT



RALEIGH--The champions from the Mideast Regional win on to earn state titles in both singles and doubles in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4-A men's tennis tournament championships at Millbrook High School on Saturday.



The four singles players that advanced to Saturday's semifinals were the four representatives from the NCHSAA Mideast Regional. Wesley Barrett of Apex, the Mideast champion, went on to win the singles crown as he defeated Peter McDonald of East Chapel Hill by 6-2, 6-1, in the final.



Defending singles champion Robbie Mudge of Winston-Salem R.J. Reynolds was forced to withdraw due to a foot injury and wound up not competing in the tournament.



The Northern Durham duo of Pierce Hoover and Robert Jenkins took the doubles championship, with a 6-4, 7-6 (3) triumph over Cary Green Hope's team of Taylor Elliott and Jake Bowling.



Elliott and Bowling had a grueling morning semifinal, with the Green Hope pair battling through a three-set victory over Raleigh Millbrook's Michael Allan and Mickey Carmean.



Wendy's is the presenting sponsor of the NCHSAA sports program.



NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

2010 STATE 4-A MEN'S TENNIS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday Results-- Millbrook High School, Raleigh



Singles--Semifinals

Peter McDonald (East Chapel Hill) def. James Coxe (Raleigh Broughton) 6-3, 6-3; Wesley Barrett (Apex) def. Sam Weissler (East Chapel Hill) 6-1, 6-0.



Singles--Championship

Barrett (Apex) def. McDonald (East Chapel Hill) 6-2, 6-1.



Doubles--Semifinals

Taylor Elliott-Jake Bowling (Cary Green Hope) def. Michael Allan-Mickey Carmean (Raleigh Millbrook) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2; Pierce Hoover-Robert Jenkins (Northern Durham) def. Will Albright-Mitchell Lewis (Greensboro Grimsley) 6-4, 6-3.



Doubles--Championship

Hoover-Jenkins (Northern Durham) def. Elliott-Bowling (Green Hope) 6-4, 7-6 (3).