Four Advance from Mixed 40 & Over Sectionals
James Maimonis, Communications and Engagement Coordinator | July 26, 2017
USTA New England held its second League Sectionals of the summer from July 14-16, the 40 & Overs. Four teams have advanced and will be competing at Nationals this fall. The teams are listed below:
9.0 Champions- MCAC; Campbell
Mid-Cape Athletic Club took home the 9.0 championship by defeating a team from Rally Point. Led by Captain Elizabeth Campbell, Mid Cape won the match, 2-1, and took 12 total sets to Rally Point’s eight.
8.0 Champions- Weymouth; Stansbury
The husband/wife duo of Alicia and Paul Stansbury was victorious in leading their team to the 8.0 crown. The team didn’t drop a position the entire weekend, cruising through its flight going 3-0 (8-1) and earning a spot in the semifinals. There, they swept Bass River (3-0) and took care of Shrewsbury in the finals, 3-0.
7.0 Champions- Weymouth; Innes
In the largest group of the weekend featuring six flights, Weymouth; Innes came out the lone victors. ADVERTISEMENT Led by Gary Innes, Weymouth took down Intensity Club and Willows in a three-team championship flight to decide the winner. The team finished 3-0 (7-2) in flight play to reach the championship flight.
6.0 Champions- Waltham; Kraus
Led by Captain Amy Kraus, the team finished 2-0 in its three-team flight compiling a 4-2 position score. Waltham defeated Cedardale Blue and Rally Point to take home the Sectional title.