Saturday, January 3, 2015

Lee takes boys 12 doubles title in Winter Nationals

   Karl Lee became the only Northern California junior to win a gold ball in the USTA National Winter Championships in Arizona.
   But he had to beat another NorCal player to do it. 
   Third-seeded Hunter Heck of New Brighton, Min., and Lee of Los Altos defeated top-seeded Aidan Mayo of Roseville and Billy Suarez of Huntington, N.Y., 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Friday to capture the boys 12 doubles title in Tucson, Ariz.
   In the girls 14 singles final, fourth-seeded Sara Choy of Palo Alto lost to 16th-seeded Cali Jankowski of Carlsbad 6-4, 6-4.
   The boys and girls 18 and 16 singles and doubles events were played in Scottsdale, Ariz., and the boys and girls 14s and 12s were held in Tucson.
USTA NATIONAL WINTER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Singles finals
   Boys 18 -- William Genesen (8), Tulsa, Okla., def. Alafia Ayeni, San Diego, 6-4, 6-1.
   Girls 18 -- Kelly Chen (2), Cerritos, def. Mia Horvit (10), Palm City, Fla., 6-3, 7-6 (3).
   Boys 16 -- JJ Wolf (2), Cincinnati, def. Jake Van Emburgh (3), Verona, Wis., 7-6 (1), 6-2.
   Girls 16 -- Morgan Coppoc (2), Tulsa, Okla., def. Chiara Lommer (4), Buffalo Grove, Ill., 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.
   Boys 14 -- Govind Nanda (3), Redlands, def. Jaycer Calleros, San Antonio, 7-5, 2-6, 6-1.
   Girls 14 -- Cali Jankowski (16), Carlsbad, def. Sara Choy (4), Palo Alto, 6-4, 6-4.
   Boys 12 -- Niroop Vallabhaneni (4), Paradise Valley, Ariz., def. Jameson Corsillo (15), Boca Raton, Fla., 6-1, 6-4.
   Girls 12 -- Gianna Pielet (4), El Paso, Texas, def. Mae Canete (3), Los Angeles, 0-6, 6-3, 6-2.
 Doubles finals
   Boys 18 -- Korey Lovett, Brevard, N.C., and Spencer Richey, Memphis, Tenn., def. Henry Gordon, New Braunfels, Texas, and Reese Stalder (5), Costa Mesa, 6-2, 6-0.
   Girls 18 -- Jessie Aney, Rochester, Minn., and Christina Rosca (3), Princeton, N.J., def. Samantha Hampton, Vancouver, Wash., and Bess Waldram (9), Portland, Ore., 6-2, 6-4.
   Boys 16 --  Bennett Crane, Winston Salem, N.C., and Sean Sculley (1), Hilton Head Island, S.C., def. Jake Van Emburgh, Verona, Wis., and JJ Wolf (8), Cincinnati, 6-3, 6-1.
   Girls 16 -- Elysia Bolton, Lake Forest, Ill., and Grace Joyce (2), Newton, Mass., def. Anna Brylin, Short Hills, N.J., and Victoria Emma, Naples, Fla., 6-3, 6-3.
   Boys 14 -- Jaycer Calleros, San Antonio, and Kevin Zhu (2), Pearland, Texas, def. Nathan Han, Tulsa, Okla. and Jake Sands (1), Pacific Palisades, 6-0, 6-3.
   Girls 14 -- Jayci Goldsmith, Dripping Springs, Texas, and Chelsea Kung (3), Fort Worth, Texas, def. Shelly Yaloz, Little Neck, N.Y., and Marlee Zein (2), Sugar Land, Texas, 6-4, 6-1.
   Boys 12 -- Hunter Heck, New Brighton, Min., and Karl Lee (3), Los Altos, def. Aidan Mayo, Roseville, and Billy Suarez (1), Huntington, N.Y., 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
   Girls 12 -- Gabriella Price, Montebello, N.Y., and Yashna Yellayi (1), Buffalo, N.Y., def. Charlotte Owensby, Boca Raton, Fla., and Gianna Pielet (2), El Paso, Texas, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4.

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