Region 3 AAA Boys and Girls Tennis Results

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Bryson Lype (Ooltewah) won the Region III AAA boys singles title with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-1) victory over Lee Presson (Cumberland County).  Lype earlier won his semi-final match against Bryce Caten (White County), 6-1, 6-0, and Presson won his semi-final match against Cody Esparza (McMinn County), 3-6, 6-0, 6-3.
 
In girls singles action, Nithya Kanagasegar (Cumberland County) won the Region III singles title with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Holly Humberger (Ooltewah).  Kanagasegar earlier won her semi-final match against Abigail Ellis (Soddy Daisy), 6-0, 6-0, while Humberger  won her semi-final match against Lacee Hitchcock (White County), 6-1, 6-1.

 
In boys doubles, Nick Gernt and John Gleeson (Cookeville) won the Region III AAA title with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Jake Gibson and Shivang Patel (Cleveland).  Gernt and Gleeson had won their semi-final match against Brady Matthews and Richard Huyhn (Ooltewah), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), while Gibson and Patel won their semi-final match over Jake Ward and Tanner Cagle (Cookeville), 6-1, 6-1.
 
In girls doubles, Kaitlyn Barlok and Shelby Monroe (McMinn County) won the Region III AAA title over Alex Schafer and Aubrey Casey (Soddy Daisy)(score unavailable).  Barlok and Monroe had won their semi-final match over Hannah Lloyd and Annika Kriskovich (Cookeville), 6-2, 6-2, while Schafer and Casey won their semi-final match over Shikha Amin and Summer Stroud (Cookeville), 6-1, 6-0.
 
Winners advance to the State’s Spring Fling tournament in Murfreesboro on May 21-22, 2013.

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