BOYS TENNIS

The 2001 Boys State Tennis Tournament was held on Thursday and Friday, October 11 and 12. Fifty schools participated. The 26 schools were placed in Class A and the remaining in Class B. Class A was held in Omaha at Tranquility Park and with Ron Garofolo, Omaha Bryan, serving as meet director. Class B was held in Lincoln at Woods Courts and the University of Nebraska with Debra Velder, NSAA Assistant Director, serving as director.

 

2001 State Tournament Results

 

Class A Team Results

1. Omaha Creighton Prep, 49 1/2

2. Millard North, 38

3. Fremont, 37

4. Kearney, 36

5. Omaha Westside, 30 1/2

6. Lincoln Southeast, 28

6. Grand Island, 28

8. Millard North, 30

9. Omaha Burke, 16

10. Omaha Central, 14

10. Millard South, 14

10. Millard West, 14

13. Papillion-LaVista, 12

14. Lincoln High, 8

15. Bellevue East, 6

15. Bellevue West, 6

15. Lincoln East, 6

15. Norfolk, 6

15. Omaha Bryan, 6

20. Lincoln Northeast, 4

20. Omaha North, 4

20. Omaha South, 4

23. Columbus, 2

23. North Platte, 2

23. Omaha Northwest, 2

23. Omaha Benson, 2

Championship Coach: Marty Hornig

 

Class A Medal Winners

No. 1 Singles

Championship - Sheeva Parbhu, Millard North, def. Casey Nelson, Kearney, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

Third Place - Eric Hines, Omaha Creighton Prep, def. Andy Hoffman, Fremont, 6-1, 6-3.

 

No. 2 Singles

Championship John Waters, Omaha Creighton Prep, def. Zac Kerr, Grand Island, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

Third Place - Adam Sutton, Omaha Westside, def. Jake Wolf, Kearney, 6-4 6-2.

 

No. 1 Doubles

Championship Chad Faulk/Keith Cronican, Omaha Creighton Prep, def. Grant Johnson/Stephen Otte, Lincoln Southeast, 6-4, 6-1.

Third Place - Mark Gdowski/Josh Wewel, Fremont, def. Chris Miller/Alex Chacon, Millard North, 6-0, 6-1.

 

No. 2 Doubles

Championship - John Hoffman/Nate Anderson, Fremont, def. Jake Whitted/Paul Gerdes, Omaha Westside, 6-0, 6-1.

Third Place - Mac Longo/Tom Rush, Omaha Creighton Prep, def. Richard Crockett/Thomas Ruetzel, Kearney, 6-2, 4-6, 6-0.

 

Class B Team Scoring

1. Lincoln Pius X, 42 1/2

2. Hastings, 36

2. York, 36

4. Grand Island Central Catholic, 30 1/2

5. Lexington, 24

6. Scottsbluff, 23

7. Holdrege, 22

7. Omaha Gross Catholic, 22

9. McCook, 16

10. Waverly, 14

10. Ralston, 14

10. Lincoln Christian, 14

13. Omaha Skutt Catholic, 13

14. Kearney Catholic, 12

15. Elkhorn, 10

16. Alliance, 8

17. South Sioux City, 6

17. Valley, 6

17. Beatrice, 6

20. Nebraska City, 4

20. Omaha Roncalli Catholic, 4

20. Mt. Michael Benedictine, 4

23. Hershey, 2

23. Omaha Brownell-Talbot, 2

Championship Coach: Bill Rice

 

Class B Medal Winners

No. 1 Singles

Championship Cory Ciccone, York, def. Paul Boultwood, Omaha Gross Catholic, 6-1, 6-4.

Third Place - Zoltan Nyeki, Scottsbluff, def. Jake Saulsbury, Lexington, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.

 

No. 2 Singles

Championship - Dan Schmitz, Hastings, def. Ryan Kellogg, Grand Island Central Catholic, 6-0, 6-0.

Third Place - Mike Bauer, Lincoln Pius X, def. Mike Dale, Omaha Gross Catholic, 6-3, 6-2.

 

No. 1 Doubles

Championship - Mark Heiser/Mickey McKeegan, Lincoln Pius X, def. Scott Ziemba/Cole Wycoff, Hastings, 7-5, 6-2.

Third Place Dan Yelik/Nick Squire, Omaha Skutt Catholic, def. Aaron Konen/Michael Ambriz, Lexington, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4).

 

No. 2 Doubles

Championship Joe Bonge/Adam Potthoff, McCook, def. Jake Kavan/Ryan Field, Lincoln Pius X, 6-3, 6-1.

Third Place - Scott Wissing/Shane Clatterbuck, Grand Island Central Catholic, def. Jon Bowling/Brett Schuman, Alliance, 6-2, 6-4.