Final Match Comes Down To Girls Doubles Match
The finals of the 2016 Spring Season came down to the final match of the entire season to determine the winning team. The top 8 boys and top 4 girls in the individual standings qualified for the championships match at Spanish Hills on the final day. The players were split into balanced teams to play the championship match of the All Star League season finale. With the team match tied at 4-4, the final match to decide it was the girls doubles. Helena Insua and Ysebelle Condevillamar were playing for Team Mike against Samantha Condevillamar and Jaden Moriarty of Team Bob. Helena and Ysabelle won the match in a tiebreaker to win it for Team Mike. Also playing for winning Team Mike were Ilya Bolotsky, Chase Currie, Henry Sheck, and Joey Root. The boys representing Team Bob were Noah Laber, Ty Cohen, Zak Logie and Timmy Quest. Players for Team Mike received $75 Babolat product gift certificates while players for Team Bob received $25 certificates. All the other players that did not qualify for the finals played some competitive singles and doubles matches at Las Posas Country Club.
Season individual winners were Ilya Bolotsky and Zak Logie tied for first while Henry Sheck was second for the boys. Ysabelle Condevillamar topped the girls list and her younger sister Samantha was second.
After all the matches had been played on the final day, all the players and parents met at Las Posas Country Club where Wayne Bryan brought out 14 pizzas for the juniors and parents and then ran some really fun drill courts for the kids and gave out some inspirational advice to all the juniors, parents and coaches. What a great finish it was to another fantastic season, the closest in the standings of both team and individual standings in the history of the 8 seasons of the league.
The All Star Tennis League is a competitive team tennis league for ranked junior players held on Monday afternoons at the Spanish Hills and Las Posas Country Clubs. 30 Ventura and Santa Barbara county area junior players are selected each season to compete in the league from the age of 9-14. This was the eighth successful season for the All Star League. The League is supported by Babolat and the Bryan Brothers Foundation. Coaches for the league were Mark McCampbell, Dave McKinney, Steve Beckendorf, Roy Encarnacion and Jennifer Brown. The League will start again for the fall season in late September 2016.