After a remarkable performance in the
individual state tournaments, Cincinnati emerged victorious in the state championships on Saturday at the high school team tennis tournaments organized by the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association.
The tournaments were held in Wooster following the conclusion of the Ohio High School Athletic Association singles and doubles tournaments on Friday. Please note that the team tournament is not an officially sanctioned championship by the OHSAA.
Indian Hill secured a 3-0 victory against Columbus Academy in the Division II final at the Aspen Racquet Club. Earlier in the day, Mason defeated Upper Arlington with a 3-0 scoreline in the Division I final, claiming their seventh consecutive title.
Congratulations to Mason, the Division I team champion, and to the Division II champion, Indian Hill. Mason defeated North Canton Hoover and Upper Arlington to secure the championship. Indian Hill triumphed over Hathaway Brown and Columbus Academy. Click for more.
— Scott Gerber (@OhioTennisZone)
October 22, 2023
Mason’s Championship Path
In the Division I final, Addison Cassidy dominated with a 6-2, 6-0 victory in first singles.
Ayumi Kashikwakura secured a 6-0, 6-1 win in third singles.
Pratyusha Chaudhuri and Chloe Zhang sealed a 6-0, 6-2 triumph in first doubles.
The day before, Chaudhuri and Emma Wagner won the state doubles championship in the OHSAA individual tournament.
Cassidy qualified for the state in singles but was eliminated in the first round.
Mason will have its entire state lineup return next season as none of them are seniors.
Indian Hill’s Championship Path
In the championship match, sophomore Sophia Thompson claimed victory with a 6-0, 6-1 scoreline in second singles.
Caroline Brown registered a dominant 6-0, 6-1 win in third singles.
Lexi Larsen and McKenzie Stoddard secured a 6-3, 6-1 victory in second doubles.
Brooke Arington played first singles in the finals. She won her first set in the championship match, which was halted when the Braves secured their third match victory to clinch the title.
Cassie Larsen and Lillian Dwyer partnered in first doubles.
In the semi-finals, the Larsen sisters teamed up and won 7-5, 6-0. Thompson and Brown both recorded identical 6-0, 6-0 wins in their matches.
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