Allstate Sugar Bowl TennisFor the eighth consecutive year, the Allstate Sugar Bowl sponsored the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A Region III Tennis Tournaments (April 18-19, 2016). This year's tournaments were held at City Park Tennis Center (5900 Marconi Dr.). The event crowns the top boys and girls tennis teams and individuals from the Bayou region of Louisiana and the South-shore Metro New Orleans area. Each quarterfinalist in singles and doubles qualifies for the LHSAA State Championships.
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Jesuit High School earned its eighth straight boys' championship in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 5A Region III Tennis Tournament sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Tuesday and Wednesday at the City Park Tennis Center. On the girls' side, Dominican collected its fourth straight championship in the event.
Jesuit captured the boys' doubles championship as well as the runner-up position as Brandon Beck and Trey Hamlin defeated teammates Jacob and Jonathan Niehaus. Last year, the Niehaus twins upended Beck and Hamlin in the championship match for their second straight regional title.
In boys' singles, Benjamin Chanes from Brother Martin earned his first regional championship by defeating Jesuit's Graham Buck. Chanes, who lost in the semifinals in 2015, became the first non-Jesuit singles champion since 2009.
Brother Martin was the boys' runner-up.
While Dominican won the girls' bracket, Mount Carmel once again gave it a run - the Cubs settled for second place for the fourth straight year. Mount Carmel sophomore Taylor Garcia won her second straight regional title, defeating Dominican star Morgan Forshag.
In girls' doubles, Lilly Labiche and Gabby Terranova from Dominican defeated teammates Jenn Baker and Jillian Sandoz.
2016: Jesuit and Dominican Continue Regional Tennis Dominance
2015: Familiar Faces Repeat as Champs at the Regional Tennis Tournament
2014: Dominican and Jesuit Repeat as Class 5A Regional III Tennis Champs
2013: Dominican and Jesuit Capture Class 5A Region III Tennis Titles
2012: Jesuit and Mount Carmel Make It Four Straight Regional Tennis Titles, but Dominican Earns Share in Girls Event
2011: Jesuit and Mount Carmel Make It Three Straight With Tennis Titles
2010: Jesuit and Mount Carmel Win Class 5A Region III Tennis Titles
2009: Jesuit Boys Collect LHSAA Class 5A Region III Tennis Title
2009: Mount Carmel Wins Girls' Title at LHSAA Class 5A Region III Tennis Tournament
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