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Christ Church Wins 30th Hall of Fame Classic Tennis in Belton September 24-25, 2016

2016 Hall of Fame Classic - Group PhotoChrist Church of Greenville won 4 of 7 flights and finished second in 2 other flights to earn 34 points and capture their third straight Chick-fil-A of Anderson Hall of Fame Classic high school girls tennis tournament played in Belton September 24-25. T. L. Hanna had the other 3 flight champions and finished second with 30 points. This was Christ Church's fourth tournament title; they also won in 2010, 2014 and 2015.

Final team results were:

Team Photos
     1.  Christ Church
     2.  T. L. Hanna
     3.  Boiling Springs
     4.  Greenville
     5.  A. C. Flora
     6.   J. L. Mann
     7. Clinton
     8. Belton-Honea Path

Boiling Springs was named the team sportsmanship winner.

The results of the individual championship matches were:

  • #1 Singles: Corbin Dorsey (TLH) def. Anna Greer (BS) 6-1, 6-3
  • #2 Singles: Lauren Allen (CC) def. Kristin Reynolds (TLH) 6-4, 6-3
  • #3 Singles: Lauren Anderson (TLH) def. Abby Riddle (CC) 6-2, 6-1
  • #4 Singles: Mary Philpot (CC) def. Addie Anderson (TLH) 6-4, 6-0
  • #5 Singles: Mary Cage Carter (CC) def. Westly Cannon (GV) 6-2, 6-1
  • #2 Doubles: Paula Pieper & Jenna Taylor (CC) def. Hannah Ellis & Carley Morgan (JLM) 6-1, 6-0
  • #1 Doubles: Lauren Anderson & Corbin Dorsey (TLH) def. Lauren Allen & Mary Philpot (CC) 6-1, 6-2

Belton-Honea Path's 2 points were earned by Ellen Blake and Kenyetta Anderson who won their final matches at #4 and #5 singles Sunday morning.

Tournament Director Rex Maynard said: "This might have been the best Hall of Fame Classic ever. We had close competition, some great matches and the coaches and players were great. The weather was a little warm, but it sure beat the rain we had last year. We appreciate the coaches and players giving up their weekend to compete in Belton, and hope they will find it beneficial as they play the second half of their season and approach the playoffs."

The Hall of Fame Classic is hosted annually by the Belton Tennis Association and sponsored by Chic-fil-A of Anderson.


Christ Church - 2014 Team Champion

Team Champions Award
Christ Church

Christ Church - 2014 Team Champion

Team Sportsmanship Award
Boiling Springs

The results of the individual championship matches were:

#1 Singles

#1 Singles:  Corbin Dorsey (TL Hanna) def. Anna Greer (Boiling Springs) 6-1, 6-3.

#2 Singles

#2 Singles: Lauren Allen (Christ Church) def. Kristin Reynolds (TL Hanna) 6-4, 6,3.

#3 Singles

#3 Singles: Lauren Anderson (TL Hanna) def. Abby Riddle (Christ Church) 6-2, 6-1.

#4 Singles

#4 Singles: Mary Philpot (Christ Church) def. Addie Anderson ((TL Hanna) 6-4, 6-0.

#5 Singles

#5 Singles: Mary Cage Carter (Christ Church) def. Westly Cannon (Greenville) 6-2, 6-1.


#1 Doubles

#1 Doubles: Lauren Anderson & Corbin Dorsey (TL Hanna) defeated Lauren Allen & Mary Philpot (Christ Church) 6-1, 6-2.

#2 Doubles

#2 Doubles: Paula Pieper & Jeanna Taylor (Christ Church) defeated Hannah Ellis & Carley Morgan (JL Mann) 6-1, 6-0.




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