Saint Louis Plays Well
At Team Event
Amber Dieringer | May 29, 2019
District rivalry fun was in full force during the USTA Missouri Valley Boys and Girls 12s & 14s Team Event at the Oklahoma City Tennis Center over the weekend of May 25-27.
Each district in the Missouri Valley section sent one team of eight girls and one team of eight boys to the event to compete for district bragging rights. Four players from each age division (four B12, four G12, four B14, four G14) were selected by the district to play in the singles and doubles matches.
The teams finished in the following standing order:
2nd: Heart of America
4th: Saint Louis
The individuals from Saint Louis who participated were Preston Achter, Lera Alexin, Hadley Allaria, Khayli Buckels, Kayla Chan, Nathan Chan, Nicholas Chun, Eva Kasal, Owen Kizer, Rachel Li, Chandler Nelson, Austin Potter, TJ Shanahan, Allison Wayne, Mia Yin and Edward Yue.ADVERTISEMENT
Saint Louis won one team match, 47 individual matches, 86 sets, and 723 games. Click this link to see more about Saint Louis’s results how all the districts fared in the tournament.
The USTA, USTA Missouri Valley, and USTA Saint Louis recognize the importance of contributing to the development of youth players both on and off the court within a team environment. Several different youth team competitions are offered throughout the year.
If you are a player or parent to a player interested in getting involved, please click the link to review the team guidelines and learn more about youth team tennis here. For further questions, contact Carobeth Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.