Once again Griffith thirteen Juniors competed well and continue to win awards in nearly all age groups at the recent West Wyalong Junior Tournament.
Griffith Juniors excelled in all age groups. Ben Mahlknecht, Airlee Savage were runner up in the 11’s age group. 13’s saw Chloe Whittaker come runner up. with Elise Townsend making the semi’s as well as Jamaine Savage. Nat Gibbs and Charlie Power kept their team mates on their toes in the round robin. Jack Marcus missed out making the semi’s by a game. 15 age group had Annaliese Quarisa and Jaidyn Dickie win convincingly. Alison Triggs lost in a tiebreaker to come third in age group, with Will Townsend also coming third on his sheet. Cooper Savage, Michael Agnew and Jordan Savage continue to impress. A number of the older juniors are bringing their improved tennis skills back to our adult night comp’s. The juniors hard work at squad is showing in the above results.
We invite all interested Juniors and their parents to join us on the 21st of February from 4pm for the Summer Comp registration session. We’ll be running casual round robin games, and there’ll be a free Sausage Sizzle/BBQ as well. Continue reading
Griffith Junior Squad players had the awesome experience of meeting Evonne and having photos taken with her. Yvonne graciously shared with the squad players excerpts of many parts of her journey including her early days in Barellan, trying to beat her best score on the hitting wall each day by recording her score drawn in the dust. Evonne along with her husband Roger will be back in Griffith in the near future to run an indigenous day at the Griffith Tennis Club. Continue reading