Team 2 number one in Team Tennis

The Vineyard Tennis Center Team Tennis champs, from left: Gene Erez, Maggie Mae, Cathy Lattanzi, Maggie St. Denis, and Paul Ulyatt.
Photo by Ralph Stewart

The Vineyard Tennis Center Team Tennis champs, from left: Gene Erez, Maggie Mae, Cathy Lattanzi, Maggie St. Denis, and Paul Ulyatt.

The Team Tennis season came to a close Friday night at the Vineyard Tennis Center. Number one seed Scared Hitless and second seed Team 2 met for the title.

Cathy Lattanzi pounces on a volley.

Photo by Ralph Stewart

Cathy Lattanzi pounces on a volley.

On this night, The 2’s were tops.

Team 2 women’s doubles team of Maggie Mae and substitute Cathy Lattanzi used their foot speed and shot repertoire in a 7-2 win over Ann Williamson and Susie Schofield.

The upset match occurred in the men’s doubles. The Scared Hitless duo of Shawn Schofield and stand-in Todd Hollister outlasted Deuces Paul Ulyatt and Gene Erez 7-4.

The 2’s came back strong in the mixed doubles. Cathy Lattanzi and Paul Ulyatt posted a 7-3 win over Shawn and Susie Schofield. Gene Erez and Maggie Mae held the advantage before retiring to Todd Hollister and Ann Williamson.

Following the match, Team 2 got the championship trophies, while Roger and Sharon Spinney, Kye Howell, Bev Mazza, Maggie Mae, Paul Ulyatt  and Gene Erez all received character awards.