Boys' tennis returns to Class A Team State Tournament for fourth year in a row
Posted 05/17/2019 11:01AM
The Spartans are heading back to the MSHSL Class A State Team Championship for the fourth year in a row! SPA boys' tennis will represent Section 4A at the State Tournament following a convincing 7-0 victory over the Academy of Holy Angels (AHA) in Section Championships on Thursday, May 16.
As the overall #1 seed in the section tournament, SPA received a bye in the first round of play earlier this week. The team's first playoff match was on Wednesday where the Spartans hosted #4 Minnehaha Academy for the Semifinals and beat the Redhawks 6-1. With a solid win under their belt, the team headed into Finals laser focused and ready to fight to return to the state tournament. SPA took on the #2 Holy Angels in the Section 4A Finals and won the match decisively 7-0.
Section 4A Finals results:
- Nathan Sebotka '20 | 6-1, 6-0
- Max Soll '20 | 6-1, 6-1
- Kai Sih '22 | 6-0, 6-1
- Brennan Keogh '20 |6-1, 6-2
- Jeffrey Huang '19 & Luka Shaker-Check '21 | 6-0, 6-1
- Sameer Bijwadia '20 & Liam Lynch '21 | 6-2, 6-0
- Riley Tietel '19 & Maik Nguyen '24 | 6-0, 6-1
Next up: The Spartans will begin competition in the Class A Team State Tournament on June 4! In the meantime, they will play in the Section 4A Individual tournament next Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21-22. Good luck, Spartans!