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Georgia Team Takes National Jr. Team Tennis Title

October 24, 2006 03:09 PM

The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort hosted the 2006 National Junior Team Tennis Championships on October 20th-22nd . The 14U Intermediate team from Valdosta, Georgia earned the championship title by edging out Douglaston of the Eastern section 3-2.

Leslie Brandon led the way with a 9-1 record for the tournament. Brandon participated in Girls Singles, Girls Doubles and Mixed Doubles matches. Carly Cangelosi also made a strong showing, boasting a 4-1 record for her singles and doubles matches. Southern rolled over teams from the Intermountain, Middle States, Southern California and Missouri Valley on their way to the finals. Only the team from New England beat the successful Southerns during the tournament. When the dust settled, the Georgia team had a higher game winning percentage, and advanced to the championship bracket.

Other contributing members of the team were: Heather Hathcock, JP Nichols, Seth Rountree, Stephen Moore, and Thomas Cangelosi.

South Carolina and Kentucky also represented the Southern Section. South Carolina placed 5th in the 18U Intermediate division. Kentucky finished 8th in the 14U Intermediate division.




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