Prep Tennis: D-II AA Boys Final Four Set

Baylor, MBA, McCallie, MUS

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - by B.B Branton

McCallie defeated host Christian Brothers, 5-0, Wednesday at the Raquet Club of Memphis to advance to the Final Four at Spring Fling XIV state tourney next week in Murfreesboro.

Defending champion Baylor along with MBA and MUS also won quarterfinal matches earlier to comprise the Final Four.

This is the eighth straight year that these four schools have played in the state Final Four.

2017 Final Four – Tuesday May 23 .. Semifinals: Baylor vs. McCallie and MBA vs. MUS

Final will be played May 24

The last time the Final Four had a different lineup was 2009 as champion McCallie, Knox Webb, MBA and MUS were the teams.

Last Seven Years: MBA won three straight (2010-2012), followed by MUS (2013-15) and Baylor in 2016.

McCallie 5, Christian Bros 0

At the Racquet Club of Memphis 


McCallie gained the doubles point win with wins at Nos.2 and 3 and then secured the victory with singles wins at Nos. 3-6.

 

Doubles

2. Zan Meyer-George Brant (McC) def. Chris Beals-Matthew Keeler 8-1

3. Evan Ellinger-Andrew Shinnick (McC) def. Callum Doty-Hays Kassen 8-0

 

Singles

3. Meyer (McC) def. Beals 6-1, 6-3

4. Bruce Renner (McC) def. Keeler 6-1, 6-1

5. Ellinger (McC) def. Doty 6-0, 6-1

6. Faraz Ghamgosar (McC) def. Kasser 6-1, 6-3

 

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net


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