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Fri, Feb. 28

A host of local weekend tennis results

The following results are local tennis scores from several tournaments played last weekend:

It was a busy weekend of tennis for Prescott players on many fronts.

The first singles Grand Prix was held at the Roughrider tennis facility Sunday, Hidden Valley had it's annual mixer Saturday, and the women's 3.5 Adult USTA Prescott team won a doubleheader in Flagstaff Sunday to clinch a trip to sectionals.

In the Grand Prix singles tournament, Sean Hippe won the Men's 4.5 Division over finalist Jeff Henderson.

In the 4.0 Division, Lance Green won the title, while Mark Jurica was a finalist.

For the 3.5 Division, Max Miller was the champion. Tim McFarlan finished as a finalist.

In the 3.0 Division, John Sayi won the title, while Paul Massicot was a finalist.

For the Women's 3.0 Division, Sofie Rutherford was crowned champion. Anne Badger was a finalist.

The next Grand Prix Series event will be held Sunday, June 24, and will be men's and women's doubles; 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 events.

Call 928-642-6775 to sign up as a doubles team in one of those divisions.

• The subdivision of Hidden Valley held its annual mixer this past Saturday and 26 players had a great time in meeting one another. This event is organized by Orlo Jantz, the HV tennis chairman.

The finals of the event went to Marc Darr and Vicki Fox. They defeated Chuck Carey and Barbara Brisano to take top honors, while Roger Miller and Bob Sehnert defeated Bruce Jones and Terri Abady for the consolation victory.

• The women's USTA 3.5 Prescott Adult Team is still undefeated in match play and has now qualified for sectionals, which will be held in El Paso, Texas in early August.

The team members are: Susan Korte, Lisa Cook, Evelyn Herrick, Karen Julius, Karen Taylor and Adriana Armesto-Howard,Diane Brock, Deb Honeycut, Kristi McFarlan, Tresi Andresen, Sue Drown, Ofe Rhodes and Dawn Teal are also on the team.

They have one more match June 17 at the Yavapai College courts at 11 a.m. for any of you who would like to see what this program is like.

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