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Rochester, Tippecanoe Valley slotted into tennis sectional brackets to open postseason

The sectional pairings for the 57th Annual IHSAA Boys Tennis State Tournament have been unveiled.

A total of 294 schools were drawn and placed into brackets for the team tournament which begins Tuesday and runs through Saturday.

Host sites will announce dates and times for each match.

The 64 team sectional winners will advance to regional play Oct. 3 and 4 at 16 sites.

The regional champions will advance to semistate play Oct. 7 at Center Grove, Culver Academies, Homestead, and Jasper.

The eight-team state finals are scheduled for Oct. 13 and 14 with state quarterfinal matches played at Carmel and Center Grove, and the semifinals and state championship match at North Central of Indianapolis.

Rochester has received a bye and will play the winner of the opening match between Maconaquah and Manchester.

The other semifinal will feature Peru vs Wabash.

Meanwhile, Tippecanoe Valley will play Whitko in a semifinal of the five-team sectional field at Warsaw with the winner earning a berth in the championship.

The first round matchup between Warsaw and Wawasee will send a winner to a semifinal against Columbia Center.