Boys State Tennis Finals Results
May 29th, 2012 by Chris Parks
The State Boys Tennis Tournament in Class 1A and 2A finished up on Saturday, May 26th. The Class 1A tournament was played at Byrne’s Park Tennis Complex in Waterloo and Class 2A is played at Veteran’s Memorial Tennis Center in Cedar Rapids.
In Class 1A Singles play Junior Pete Walker of Red Oak lost in the championship semifinals to John Ellis of Boone 6-0, 6-4. Walker then played in the third place match and fell to Alex Bernt of Columbus Catholic, Waterloo 6-2, 6-2. Walker finished in fourth place with the two losses on Saturday after winning his first two matches on Friday.
Also in 1A Doubles play the Red Oak team of Senior Craig White and Sophomore Jordan Nelson lost in the consolation semifinals 6-3, 6-0 to a team from Spirit Lake/Okoboji. They then played and won the 7th place match 6-2, 6-3 over a duo from Pella.