The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is preparing for the start of the Men’s Individual Tennis State Tournament at four sites across the central part of the state. The Individual Tennis State Tournament will feature a singles draw and a doubles draw in each of the four classifications of play in the Association.
First Round and Second Round Matches in each classification will be contested on Friday, May 6th. The 2A, 3A, & 4A Semifinals as well as all Championship matches will be held on Saturday, May 6 at each respective venue.
The 1A Championships are scheduled for Cary Tennis Park which is located at 2727 Louis Stephens Road in Cary. The 2A Championships will be contested at Ting Park at 101 Sportsmanship Way in Holly Springs. All 3A Matches are slated for the Burlington Tennis Center which is at 1402 Overbrook Road in Burlington. Finally, the 4A Championships will be played at Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center located at 1905-B Spring Forest Road in Raleigh.
The Coaches Meeting for each classification will begin at 8:30 a.m. with play scheduled to get underway at 9:00 a.m. on Friday.
From the Hickory Metro, individuals competing and their first round matchups:
2022 3A Men’s Tennis Individual State Tournament, First Round Pairings
Ajay Swisher (St. Stephens) vs. Abhi Parimi (Lake Norman Charter)
Lewis Tate & Clint Powers (Hickory) vs. Lawson Rabon & Seth Bean (Central Davidson)
Costen Holtzman & Griffin Lovern (Hickory) vs. Landis Haynes & Parker Stephens (Concord)