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Greensboro Page’s Ansari Wins 4-A Singles, R.j. Reynolds Pair Grabs Doubles Crown

NCHSAA 4-A MEN’S TENNIS

GREENSBORO PAGE’S ANSARI WINS SINGLES,R.J. REYNOLDS PAIR CAPTURES DOUBLES TITLE

RALEIGH— Austin Ansari of Greensboro Page won both his matches on Saturday to take the single championship in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A men’s tennis championships at Millbrook Exchange Park.

Ansari defeated Graham Duncan of Apex 6-2, 6-4 in the finals after rolling in his morning semifinal in straight 6-2 sets over Mike Roberts of Charlotte Ardrey Kell.

Chad Hoskins and Paul Yamane of Winston-Salem R.J. Reynolds triumphed in the doubles championship, beating Greensboro Grimsley’s Will Albright and Graham Pearson 6-3, 6-1.

Albright and Pearson had earned their berth in the finals by rallying from a set down to win their semifinal match over Bo Boyden and Jensen Martin of Raleigh Wakefield.

Yamane had been a part of the R.J. Reynolds state runner-up duo a year ago, as he and Jack Riazzi fell to Quinn Carmean and Sean Carmean of Raleigh Millbrook in the championship match.

NORTH CAROLINA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

4-A STATE MEN’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Millbrook Exchange Park, CONTACT _Con-3F785A58E0 Raleigh

Saturday’s Results

SINGLES—SEMIFINALS

Graham Duncan (Apex) def. Kelly Patch (Cary Green Hope) 6-1, 6-0; Austin Ansari (Greensboro Page) def. Mike Roberts (Charlotte Ardrey Kell) 6-2, 6-2.

SINGLES—CHAMPIONSHIP

Ansari (Page) def. Duncan (Apex) 6-2, 6-4.

DOUBLES—SEMIFINALS

Will Albright-Graham Pearson (Greensboro Grimsley) def. Bo Boyden-Jensen Martin (Raleigh Wakefield) 1-6, 6-4, 6-2; Chad Hoskins-Paul Yamane (Winston-Salem R.J. Reynolds) def. Chris Mahan-Sean Carmean (Raleigh Millbrook) 6-2, 6-3.

DOUBLES—CHAMPIONSHIP

Hoskins-Yamane (R.J. Reynolds) def. Albright-Pearson (Grimsley) 6-3, 6-1.