INDIANAPOLIS, IN. – For the first time, the sectional pairings for the 44th Annual IHSAA Girls Tennis State Tournament were revealed to an online audience via IHSAAtv.org this evening. A total of 309 schools were drawn and placed into brackets for the team tournament which begins Wednesday (May 16) and runs through Saturday (May 19). The 64 team sectional winners will advance to regional play May 22‐23 at 16 sites. The regional champions will advance to semi‐state play May 26 at Center Grove, Culver Academies, Homestead and Jasper. The eight‐team state finals are scheduled for June 1‐2 with state quarterfinal matches played at Carmel and Center Grove while semifinals and the state championship matches at North Central in Indianapolis.
Seventh‐ranked Munster holds the state’s longest sectional championship string in the sport winning 41 years in a row. That mark is the second‐longest active streak in the state in all sports trailing only Evansville Mater Dei’s wrestling team which won its 42nd straight sectional back in January.
The Bremen Sectional champion will advance to the Culver Academy Regional May 22 and 23. The Warsaw winner takes on the Peru winner and the Bremen winner faces Culver Academies winner. Those first-round survivors will place for the right to advance to the Culver Academy Semi-State May 26.
Wednesday, May 16 @ 4:30 p.m.
Match 1: Triton vs. Plymouth
Thursday, May 17 @ 4:30 p.m.
Match 2: Glenn vs. Bremen
Match 3: LaVille vs. Triton-Plymouth Winner
Friday, May 18 @ 4:30 p.m.
Championship: Winner of Match 2 vs. Winner of Match 3