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Crucians Dominate Junior Tennis Tournament

March 13, 2007 – St. Croix junior tennis players dominated the second tournament in the HOVENSA/VITA Junior Tennis Tournament Series held last weekend at the St. Thomas Racquet Club. Cruzians won five of the six junior singles titles.
The sole St. Thomian winner was Cajay Jacobs in the girls' 14 and under division. Ashley Lawrence went undefeated in round-robin play winning the girls' 18 title followed by Safiya Taylor and Khadija Thomas. Jacobs won the girls' 14 title-beating Leah DeWilde 7-5, 6-2 in the finals. Savannah Logan beat Madeleine Duggan 6-3, 6-1 to win the girls' 14 consolation. Lorhra Emmanuel beat Hanna Shuck 6-1, 6-2 to win the girls' 12 title.
Devon Locke continued his winning ways by going undefeated in the boys' 18 and under round-robin competition. Akeel Simon and Eric Emmanuel finished second and third respectively. Any Feldman won the boys' 16 and under title beating Brooks Kelly 6-0, 6-0 in the finals. Ajaime Monell defeated David Emmanuel 6-0, 6-3 in the boys' 16 consolation. Danny Kenses defeated Wilbur Williams 6-3, 6-4 to win the boy's 12 title. Alex Kenses defeated Jemoi Gerald 6-2, 6-2 in the boys' 12 consolation.
Twenty-six junior tennis players competed in the second of seven junior tournaments sponsored by HOVENSA. The third stop in the junior tennis series will be played April 13-15, at the Buccaneer Tennis Club on St. Croix.
Call Don DeWilde, Buccaneer Tennis Club tennis pro, at 773-3036, or Bruce Wray, VITA tennis coordinator, at 692-4139, for more information or to register for the next HOVENSA/VITA Junior Tournament.

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