Locals excel in Ventura County Tennis Tournament
Photo by Kirby Russell
Arthur Becker is just one of Ojai’s youth tennis players taking part in Junior Team Tennis this spring.
Rick Thompson, Ojai Valley News contributor
Junior Team Tennis (JTT) invaded the Ventura County Tennis Tournament held at Libbey Park March 18 and March 19, dominating in many of the divisions.
Veronica Palmer, of the JTT team Champ, swept the girls’ 14-and-under novice division, and won with 18 games.
Maria Schey, from Team Migos, finished second with 13. Jules Thompson, from Nemo, dominated the largest draw of the tournament, the girls’ 14s open division. Thompson swept her round robin, winning 29 of 30 games, then defeated Justice Martin, from There, in the finals, 8-3.
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