Exciting Championship Day With All Star Tennis League

Juniors Compete in Close Championships Match. Team Bob defeats Team Mike 5-4 in Championship Finals. Coach Wayne Bryan Visits All Star League Finals.

It was fantastic finish to a very competitive season of All Star League Tennis. Good playoff matches were played at both Spanish Hills and Las Posas Country Clubs on the final day of the season followed by awards and pizza at Spanish Hills.

The juniors and parents were treated by a visit from world renowned coach Wayne Bryan as he ran some intense games for the kids, gave some very inspirational tips to both the juniors and parents and gave out and autographed his best selling tennis books to the parents along with signed Bryan Brothers posters to the juniors.

The Championship Match of the All Star League featured the top 8 boys and top 4 girls competing in “All Star” teams from the different teams. The finals was a close 5-4 win for Team Bob with a couple of the matches played very tight and could have gone either way. Hunter Leija and Tanner Honnef led Team Bob with wins in both singles and doubles while Harnoor Singh and Peyton Lynch both picked up singles wins. Lily Korzelius won both her singles and doubles matches for Team Mike.

Championship Finals
Team Bob 5 – Team Mike 4
(Team Bob Listed First)

Singles

  • Hunter Leija def Yuvi Narang 8-1
  • Tanner Honnef def Evan Tamayo 8-4
  • Zach Anderson lost to Thiago Canessa 0-8
  • Harnoor Singh def Rohit Ukkan 8-5
  • Alexis Schmidt lost to Lily Korzelius 1-8
  • Peyton Lynch def Kira Branson 8-6

Doubles

  • Lieja.Honnef def Narang.Canessa 6-2
  • Anderson/Schmidt lost to Tamayo/Korzelius 4-6
  • Singh/Lynch lost to Ukkan/Branson 5-6

Team Mike battled, but came up 1 match short of winning the championship. Juniors each won a bag full of strings/grips/hats sponsored by Babolat

 

Team Bob won the championship match. Babolat gave the team beautiful new backpacks along with strings and grips.

For the third place playoff match of players put into “All Star” teams at Las Posas, Team Bob defeated Team Mike 6-3

Third Place Match
Team Bob 6 – Team Mike 3
(Team Bob Listed First)

  • Timmy Quest lost to Andy Hess 2-8
  • Will Steinberg lost to Austin Stone 2-8
  • Henry Scheck lost to Joey Root 1-8
  • Max Stone def Drake Nguyen 8-0
  • Kenshin Lin def Andrew Yin 8-6
  • Christian Lavenant def Vishnu Krishnamoorthi 8-4
  • Madaline Nicks def Addie McKinney 8-4
  • Taylor Levy def Gernaldine Cabanan 8-7
  • Camille Stern def Lina McKinney 8-2

Final season medal winners for Individual Standings:

Boys

  • 1st (tied) Hunter Leija and Evan Tamayo
  • 2nd (tied) Tanner Honnef and Yuvi Narang

Girls

  • 1st Lily Korzelius
  • 2nd Alexis Schmidt

The 2018 Spring Season of the All Star League will start in April. The league will feature high school girls and well as other top junior players.

The All Star Tennis League is supported by Babolat and the Bryan Brothers Foundation and is a league giving ranked as well as up and coming junior players to play in a fun competitive team format of match play while getting on court coaching during matches. Coaches for the league are Mark McCampbell, Jennifer Brown, Val McKinney and Dave McKinney.

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