East senior tennis standout, Chris Holden, punched his ticket on Thursday to the OHSAA Individual State Championships. Holden advanced to the 1st singles District Semi-final, guaranteeing him a state berth (top 4).
He secured his spot by defeating Brandon Kreger (Butler) 6-0, 6-1 then Vishnu Srianath (Mason) 6-1, 7-6.
Holden will meet #1 seed Niraj Komatineni (Mason) in the District Semi-finals back at the ATP Linder Center on Saturday. The OHSAA State Championships will be held May 25-26 at the Mason ATP center.