Vineyard Youth Tennis holds Scholarship Fund tourney


Vineyard Youth Tennis last weekend held the annual fundraiser tournament for its Scholarship Fund. The fund provides scholarships to tennis camps for kids and contributes to graduating seniors to help with college expenses.

Results are as follows: Men’s B Division: David and James Kelliher defeated Roland Miller and Bruce Llewellyn, 6-1; Ladies A Division: Samantha Potter (MVRHS girls varsity) and Elizabeth Mcbride defeated Kat and Liz Roberts, 8-6; Ladies B Division: Kim Averill and Cathy Lattanzi defeated Michelle Bettencourt and Paula Rego, 6-5 (retired); Men’s A Division: Michael Halisky and Zak Danz (MVRHS freshman) defeated Doug Cooper and Tyler Owens, 4-6, 6-4, 10-6.

Five Island junior players in New England top 100

In other youth tennis news, five local junior players have been ranked among the top 100 players in New England in their respective age divisions. Samantha Potter is ranked 69th in Girls 18’s. Lizzie Williamson is 67th and Victoria Scott 90th in Girls 14’s. Kelly Klaren is 29th and Hannah Rabasca 72nd in Girls 12’s.