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Team Georgia Wins 16th Straight Junior Cup

October 9, 2009 05:31 PM

Team Georgia won the USTA Southern 14s, 16s and 18s Junior Cup Championships, defeating Team South Carolina and Team North Carolina in recent action in Chattanooga, Tenn. It was the state’s 16th consecutive tennis title.

The Junior Cup was created as an event to showcase the section’s up-and-coming junior players from each of the Section’s nine states. Each state sends the top 18 players – three boys and three girls – in each of the three age levels.

The winning team was coached by Will Wright and included the following Georgia players:

Girls’ 14s
Lindsey Hodge, Roswell
Allison Miller, Norcross
Laura Patterson, Roswell

Girls’ 16s
Megan Kurey, Alpharetta
Kourtney Keegan, Roswell
Nicole Laduca, Woodstock

Girls’ 18s
Whitney Kay, Alpharetta
Caroline Price, Duluth
Mary Jeremiah, Suwanee   

Boys’ 14s
Christian Garay, Columbus
Jess Jones, Warner Robins
Michael Kay, Alpharetta

Boys’ 16s
Hunter Reese, Kennesaw
Casey Kay, Alpharetta
Garrett Gordon, Marietta

Boys’ 18s
Vikram Hundal, Alpharetta
Breon Badger, Lawrenceville
Henry Jang Milsten, Alpharetta   

Team Kentucky received the tournament’s Sportsmanship Award.




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