Boys Varsity Tennis · Boys Tennis Wins Sectional Title


2018 Boys Tennis Sectional Champions. Photo courtesy of Teresa Craig.

The Boys Tennis team swept Cardinal Ritter HS 5-0 in the IHSAA Sectional #2 final at Ben Davis HS on Saturday morning.  The win secured the Warriors their third straight sectional title and sixth in program history (2009, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018).  CCHS defeated Speedway HS 4-1 on Thursday in the sectional semifinals to advance to the finals.  Ritter defeated Crispus Attucks HS 5-0 in the other semifinal on Thursday.

Senior Connor Craig won the #1 Singles flight over the Raiders’ Josh Christian in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0.  Junior Luke Susud also won the #2 Singles flight in straight set, 6-3, 6-2.  Sophomore Lance Wells shutout Ritter’s Jacob Prittie, 6-0, 6-0.  Senior Jake Brackett and Sophomore Graham Shelton had the more closely contested match of the day, but rallied to win 6-1, 5-7, 6-4.  Seniors Nic Hood and Ian Zweifel won #2 Doubles in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0.

The Warriors now advance to face Avon HS in the Regional #1 semifinals at AHS on Tuesday at 5:00 pm.  Zionsville CHS and Park Tudor will battle in the other side of the Regional #1 bracket, with the final scheduled for Wednesday at 5:00 pm.