South High School Tennis Champs Named
In Boys Doubles Josh Ashby and Evan Thibert of CKSS defeated Connor Boyd and Jakob Wanger 8-0 to finish 1st. Alex Bernardi and Tyler Torrieri of UCC beat Ridgetown’s Carson McKinlay and Bernard Wierenga 8-4 to finish 3rd.
In Girls Doubles, John McGregor’s Taylor Kewley and Alison Rae deafeated CKSS’ Lauren Broeders and Sydney Sabourin 8-3 to finish 1st. UCC’s Madison Lalonde and Lauren Nicholson of UCC beat Ridgetown’s Adrianna Long and Val Gotelaer 8-4 for third.
Jake Reid of John McGregor beat schoolmate Ryan Baker 8-3 in the boys singles final. CKSS’ Logan Butler defeated Pain Court’s Jesse Green 8-3 for third.
In girls singles, Ridgetown’s Pauline Borremans edged CKSS’ 8-7 (8-6 in tiebreak) to finish 1st. Ceara Travis (JMSS) defeated Jade Lo from CKSS 8-4 to finish 3rd.
Finally, in Mixed Doubles, John McGregor’s Nick Van Der Paelt and Darby Barnard (JMSS) defeated UCC’s Cole McGregor and Renae Nevills 8-3 to take the title. Rachel Carleton and Josh Kewley of JMSS beat Rhea VanHelden and Chase Henry from CKSS 8-4 to finish 3rd.
The top 4 in each division qualify for LKSSAA on October 14 in Sarnia. SWOSSAA is scheduled for October 22.