GHSA Class A boys tennis state playoffs, second round: Brookstone blanks Bacon County, breezes into quarterfinals

April 30, 2012 

The Brookstone Cougars breezed into the Georgia High School Association Class A state quarterfinals with a 5-0 home win Monday over Bacon County.

The Cougars advanced to play Savannah Country Day, which beat Telfair County in the second round. The date and time for the match has not been determined.

The Cougars dropped only six games in the five matches against Bacon County.

Kazuki Onoe won at No. 1 singles with a 6-0, 6-1 pasting of Solomon Tillman. Baran Baris beat Romeo Carreno 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.

George Adams gave the Cougars a sweep of the singles with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Andrew Rogers.

At No. 1 doubles, Joo-Yeok Lee and Jonathan Dreelin teamed up to down Danny Diaz and Alex Medders 6-0, 6-1.

Trey Thorne and Sahil Arora combed at No. 2 doubles to beat Mauricio Catina and Josh Thrift 6-0, 6-1.

This was the Cougars' 10th

straight shutout in the second round of the state tournament. Brookstone is 48-0 in the second round. A match in 2006 against Bryan County was stopped at 3-0.

Brookstone has won nine straight quarterfinal matches. The Cougars' last loss in the Elite 8 came in 2003 against Metter.

The Cougars beat Savannah Country Day 5-0 in a 2010 quarterfinal.

The Cougars are seeking their first state championship since 2005.

The Brookstone girls will try to advance to their quarterfinals when they host Telfair County at 2 p.m. today. The Lady Cougars are 9-0 in second-round matches since 2002. Two of those came against Telfair in 2006 and 2007.

Monday at Brookstone

Singles

No. 1: Kazuki Onoe d. Solomon Tillman 6-0, 6-1; No. 2: Baran Baris d. Romeo Carreno 6-0, 6-2; No. 3: George Adams d. Andrew Rogers 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles

No. 1: Joo-Yeok Lee/Jonathan Dreelin d. Danny Diaz/Alex Medders 6-0, 6-1; No. 2: Trey Thorne/Sahil Arora d. Mauricio Catina/Josh Thrift 6-0, 6-1

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