The pairing for the 2013 Girls' DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships have been released. The tournament will begin on Friday, March 15th with some exciting first round match-ups.
Two-time defending tournament champion Baylor (Chattanooga, TN) will open play against Cookeville (Cookeville, TN) and defending Kentucky State Champion Lone Oak (Paducah, KY) will open play against Tennessee Division II Class AA semi-finalist Harpeth Hall (Nashville, TN). Jenks (Jenks, OK) will look to follow up a 4th place finish in the 2012 event as they open play against defending West Virginia Class AAA State Champion Huntington (Huntington, WV). 2012 Tennessee Division I Class AAA runner-up Dobyns-Bennett (Kingsport, TN) will take on Winter Park (Winter Park, FL) who finished 3rd in Florida's Class 4A last season. Defending Tennessee Division II Class A State Champion Webb School of Knoxville (Knoxville, TN) will open play against Tennessee Division I Class AAA semi-finalist Siegel (Murfreesboro, TN). Ocean Springs (Ocean Spring, MS) won their third straight Mississippi Class 6A State Championship last season and will open play against Florida Class 2A runner-up Gulliver Prep (Miami, FL). Tennessee Division I Class AAA State Champion Ravenwood (Brentwood, TN) will open play against Kentucky semi-finalist Sacred Heart (Louisville, KY) and Kentucky runner-up Notre Dame (Park Hills, KY) will open play against Kentucky quarterfinalist DuPont Manual (Louisville, KY).
The tournament will consist of two rounds of play on Friday, March 15th and two rounds of play on Saturday, March 16th. The tournament championship is scheduled for Saturday at 2:30pm at E.P. Sawyer State Park. To view a printable copy of the bracket click here.