2013 Tennis News
Allen 7.5W (55up) Team Local Champs!
Congratulations to Lynne Allen's Seven Oaks 7.5 (55up) team as they beat the #1 seated team to become the local champions. Other team members include Suzanne Turnburke, Jill Chermak, Esther Aichner, Linda Carroll, Judy Hobson, Alix Ballantyne, Janice Wrenn, Lynn Colvard, and Sherry Goodson.
(Alix, Esther, Jill, Lynne, Linda, Judy)
Seven Oaks Members share Men's 7.5 SuperSenior Combo State Championship
Congratulations to the Seven Oaks senior stalwarts who played 6 matches in 4 days with only a 7-man roster to help take the “Capital” (Raleigh) team to a huge upset win over Southeast (Southport). Dudley Kay (4.0), John Emerline (3.5), and new member Chuck Cockburn (3.5) joined with Wakefield and Brier Creek players 65+ to form the squad and win the league over Raleigh Racquet Club.
Back Row: Bob Barnes (3.5 Brier Creek), Dudley Kay (4.0 Seven Oaks), Dan Cogan (3.5 Brier Creek), John Emerline (3.5 Seven Oaks), Gary Vajay (4.0 Wakefield) Front Row: Ray Goldberg (4.0 Wakefield), Jeff Kaplan (Captain – Wakefield), Chuck Cockburn (3.5 Seven Oaks)
Singles team State Champs!
Congratulations to Craig Chapman's 3.0 Men's singles team from 7Oaks. They won the State Championship in Goldsboro.
Other members include Tim Hodge, Mark Kozacko, Terry McKee, Frank Moser, John Richardson, Jeffrey Marcus, Justin Jones, Derek Meares.
Craig Chapman's 6.0 Mixed Doubles Team State Champs!
Congratulations to Seven Oaks 6.0 Mixed Doubles (18 &over) Team Chapman as they finished first at the State Tournament in Asheville last weekend. The team finished with a 5-0 record in their flight and now qualify to go to sectionals in Alabama in October
Team members include: Craig Chapman (captain), Lori Chapman, Andra Kinlaw, Sammy Kinlaw, Randy Harrill, Karen McKee, Terry McKee, Heather Slinkard, Kent Slinkard, Tim Hodge, Rebecca Sears, Brad Sears, Molly Briggs, Olga DeGroff, and Sherri Geikie.
Craig Chapman's 3.0 Mens (40 and up) team won at States June15-16. They gave up one court the whole tournament and are heading to Asheville in August.
Congratulations to IB's Silver (green ball) Junior team! The team finished first in the Silver 12 and under division at the season end Junior Tournament held at Millbrook Exchange Park May 3-5.
Team members include Jack Baur, Andrew Black, Hudson Brewster, Grace Brittain, Lea Lambert, EJ Mildwurf, Lauren Petrini-Poli, and Grant Wilson.