HUNTINGTON, WV J.J. Mercer grew up around the tennis courts and the Guyan Country Club and now he's back, if only for a while.
The Ohio State redshirt freshman honing his game until school, and his sport, call him back to Columbus.
""it's very nice to get home," Mercer said. "It's relaxing and I was able to finish school. It feels good to be home but at the same time I'm eager to get back and start working hard again.
The 19-year old won 4 individual tennis state championships and never lost a match in his high school career.