Belton Tennis News
Mauldin Wins 22nd Hall of Fame Classic
Mauldin won individual championships at #1 and #3 singles and captured the Hall of Fame Classic team championships with 28 points. Mauldin lost in the finals of both doubles flights, but had already earned enough team points to clinch the title. The tournament was one of the closest ever; J.L. Mann, who won 3 individual championships, was only 2 points behind with 26 and Lexington another point back with 25. Team standings were:
A. C. Flora was named the team sportsmanship award winner.
The results of the individual flight championship matches were:
(The person holding the trophy is the champion.)
Belton-Honea Path struggled again to top competition, winning 2 matches and 3 points during the weekend. The results of B-HP players' matches were:
#1 Singles-Lauren Trumbull: 1st round def. Sallie Johnson (BE) 6-3, 6-2 2nd round lost Taylor Patterson (LEX) 6-3, 6-1 3rd round lost Maria Hesketh (JLM) Default Injury
#2 Singles-Amanda Smith: 1st round lost Olivia Self (JLM) 6-1, 6-2 2nd round def. Kayla Heller (WAN) 7-5, 6-0 3rd round lost Downing Herlocker (BE) 6-1, 6-0
#3 Singles-Nicole Shannon: 1st round lost Logan Danzell (HH) 6-0, 6-3 2nd round lost Hailey Weaver (BE) 6-3, 6-1 3rd round lost Lindsay Gregory (JLM) 6-1, 6-1
#4 Singles-Anna Meeks: 1st round lost Amanda Teague (ACF) 6-1, 6-3 2nd round lost Madison Boals (BE) 6-2, 6-0 3rd round lost Hayley Thompson (HH) 6-0, 6-1
#5 Singles-Michale Wilson: 1st round lost Shannon McManus (BE) 6-0, 6-0 2nd round lost Nicole Bauer (WAN) 6-2, 6-1 3rd round lost Holli Selman (HH) 6-2, 6-2
#1 Doubles-Nicole Shannon and Amanda Smith: 1st round lost Maria Hesket/Olivia Self (JLM) 6-1, 6-1 2nd round lost Caroline deLoach/Lauren Teague (ACF) 6-2, 6-2 3rd round lost Kayla Heller/Alex Klein (WAN) 3-6, 6-3, 10-3
#2 Doubles-Jolie Pitts and Lauren Vaughn: 1st round lost Katie Hentz/Abby Thayer (BE) 6-0, 6-0 2nd round lost Carey Mears/Anna Spons (ACF) 6-0, 6-0 3rd round lost Courtney Lopresti/Caroline Hairfield (WAN) 6-0, 6-0
The tournament is sponsored by the Belton Tennis Association in honor of the South Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame, which is located in the Belton Depot.