Ocean City Today

Tennis competition this Sunday

By PRESS RELEASE | Aug 03, 2017

(Aug. 4, 2017) Athletes took over the Ocean City Tennis Center on July 9 for the second leg of the Delmarva High School Tournament.

Juniors from 10 high schools battled for points in the second Grand Prix High School Tournament of the year.

Dominic Anthony of Worcester Prep and Trevor Hayes of Stephen Decatur won all three of their matches to tie for first place in the Gold Flight with 39 points each. Ethan Jones of Loyola Blakefield was a close second with 33 points, followed by Adam Pizza of Worcester Prep, with 32.

The Silver Flight finished with Eddie Nieberding and Patrick Sebaraj of James M. Bennett both producing 3-0 records (39 points). Second place went to Kenny Song of Decatur, with 20 points. Brian Min of JMB took third with nine points.

Katherine Allen of North Dorchester won the Girls’ Gold Flight with 39 points. Kasey Lee of Pocomoke High School and Sydney Weaver of JMB scored 29 points each.

Trinity Weaver of JMB took first place in the Girls’ Silver Flight with a 3-0 record (39 points). Fellow JMB teammates, Kelli Moreno finished with 28 points and Emma Murphy tallied 25.

With only one tournament remaining, Anthony leads the Boys’ Gold Flight while Nieberding tops the Silver Flight. The Girls’ Gold Flight is headed by Allen while Weaver leads the Silver Flight.

The third leg of the Delmarva High School Championships will be held on Sunday, Aug. 6, at the Ocean City Tennis Center on 61st Street. Play will begin at 9 a.m.

The four players who lead in points in each division will advance to the Delmarva High School Tournament Grand Prix Finals on Aug. 20 at the tennis center.

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