TENNIS NEWS

Two USTA Natchitoches women’s teams qualified for the State Championships. Both teams defeated the Alexandria teams in a series of 5 matches which took place here at the Natchitoches Tennis Center and the Aquatic Club in Alexandria.

The 40 and over combo team will be playing in Lafayette October 31-November 3rd. Members of the team are: Captain Marijane Jeansonne, Melanie McCain, Patricia Byone, Julee Wright, Missy Aldredge, Cissy Paz, Rhonda Roge, Jennifer Kelly, Jan Thomas, Elizabeth Methvin, Carmen Aviles.

The 55 and over combo team will play its tournament in Shreveport November 8-10. They are, captain Becky Koll, Beth Edens, Melanie Johnson, Barb Duchardt, Paula Jarvis, Cissy Picou, Marijane Jeansonne, Cathy King, Melanie McCain, Missy Aldredge, Cissy Paz, Julee Wright.

Other news, the Natchitoches Tennis Center is hosting a Jr. Grand Prix level 5 sanction tournament November 9-10, 2019. All junior players from Natchitoches and around the State will be participating in this 2nd annual event! The age groups are: Open boys and girls singles 78’ yellow ball ages 12-18.