Girls Tennis State Tournament Pairings Announced

East Central and Connersville are the defending champions at sectionals featuring local teams.

East Central looks to defend their sectional championship this week. Photo by East Central Tennis.

INDIANAPOLIS – The sectional pairings for the 49th annual IHSAA Girls Tennis State Tournament were revealed on Monday evening.

A total of 311 schools were drawn and placed into brackets for the team tournament which begins Tuesday, May 14 and runs through Saturday, May 18, weather permitting.

The 64 team sectional winners will advance to regional play May 21-22 at 16 sites. The regional champions will advance to semi-state play May 25 at Center Grove, Culver Academies, Homestead and Jasper.

The eight-team state finals are scheduled for May 31 and June 1 with state quarterfinal matches played at Carmel and Center Grove. The semifinals and state championship matches will be played at the redesigned North Central High School courts.

Schools from southeastern Indiana have been drawn into Sectional 19 and 22, respectively.

East Central, the defending champion in Sectional 19, will host this year. Similarly, Connersville will host Sectional 22 as the defending champion.

See local sectional pairings below.


Sectional 19 at East Central

M1: South Dearborn vs. Batesville
M2: Milan vs. Lawrenceburg
M3: East Central vs. M1 Winner
M4: Oldenburg Academy vs. M2 Winner
Championship: M3 Winner vs. M4 Winner


Sectional 22 at Connersville

M1: Union County vs. Rushville
M2: Connersville vs. Franklin County
Championship: M1 Winner vs. M2 Winner

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