October 22, 2014

UPDATE: Sam Concannon won his quarterfinal match over Bloomington South’s Will Piekarsky in three sets Friday afternoon. Concannon dropped the first set in a tiebreaker, 6-7 (3), then came back to win the next two sets 6-0, 6-4.

Concannon (23-0) will now play Northeastern’s Grant Esposito (26-2) in the state individual semifinal match at 10 a.m. Saturday. The match will be played at Park Tudor. The state individual championship match will be played at 2 p.m.

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Sam Concannon, the No. 1 singles tennis player for Culver Military Academy, will be participating in the individual state tennis tournament this weekend at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis.

Concannon ’16 (Indianapolis) will be playing Bloomington South’s Will Piekarsky in his first round match at 2 p.m. Friday. Concannon is currently 22-0 (16-0 regular season, 6-0 in tournament play). Pierkarsky is 18-5 (13-5, 5-0). Just eight No. 1 singles players and six No. 1 doubles teams play in the individual state tournament.

Concannon moved to the individual tournament after he won his state quarterfinal match against Delta’s Joe Wegner, 6-0, 6-2. The Eagles lost the team competition, though, 4-1. Based on his record, Concannon received the No. 2 seed in the individual tournament.

The semifinals will see the winner of Concannon’s match play at 10 a.m. on Saturday, with the championship match scheduled for 2 p.m. Park Tudor is located at 7200 N. College Ave., Indianapolis. Admission is $5.

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