Southern Teams Take First And Fourth At Nationals

October 27, 2004 11:20 AM

The Senior 4.5 men’s team from Louisville, KY captured the USTA League National Championship and the Senior 4.5 women's team finished fourth at the tournament held in Palm Springs, CA. The Kentucky team, representing the Southern Section solidly beat the Texas team 2-1 to advance to the finals. The championship was won with a 2-1 victory over the Southwest. The team was captained by William Scovil and boasted seven team wins throughout the tournament.

The women’s team from North Carolina, representing the Southern section, finished fourth at the Senior National Championship. The team captained by Katherine Shelburn managed to take six wins in the tournament before falling to Intermountain and Southern California. The ten person team out of Durham, NC had an excellent showing at the tournament, which should come as no surprise since Katherine Shelburne, Susie Hill, and Caroline Kenning, have played together for the past 24 years.