Tomato Fest tennis tournament results

by Sam Hopkins Jacksonville Tennis Assoication
Photo courtesy of Sam Hopkins

Two Jacksonville girls finished first and second in the Tomato Fest tennis tournament Saturday, June 8, in the ages 14 and under division. Alena Trawick won first place and Sarah McCullough took second place. Photo courtesy of Sam Hopkins Two Jacksonville girls finished first and second in the Tomato Fest tennis tournament Saturday, June 8, in the ages 14 and under division. Alena Trawick won first place and Sarah McCullough took second place.

Thirty-four players from East Texas played in the annual Jacksonville Tomato Fest Tennis Tournament on Saturday, June 8, in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville had 13 boys and girls play in the event’s junior tournament divisions, and four locals won medals playing on their home courts.

The junior players earned points in the East Texas USPTA Gran Prix circuit to qualify them for the state championships in September.

This year’s winners were:

JR GRAN PRIX DIVISIONS

Girls 12 & Under

1st - Landry Maldanado, Whitehouse

2nd- Grace Delello, Tyler

Consolation - Samskrunti Jatavallabhula, Longview

Girls 14 & Under

1st - Alena Trawick, Jacksonville

2nd - Sarah McCullough, Jacksonville

Consolation - Emma Faulks, Tyler

Boys 12 & Under

1st - Nathaniel Roberts, Longview

2nd - Seth Woods, Tyler

Consolation - Jackson Tomberlain, Longview

Boys 14 & Under

1st - Jess Chisholm, Tyler

2nd-Daniel Gaston, Tyler

Consolation - Alex Hesterley, Jacksonville

Boys 18 & Under

1st - Grayson Stewart. Whitehouse

2nd - Camron Allen, Whitehouse

Consolation - Caleb Blakeney, Jacksonville