In the first USTA event ever held at Canfield Swim and Tennis Club, hometown players won three of the eight divisions of play on Saturday, June 15. Ben Martin, Marisa Landers, and Bobby Long won the boys 10s, girls 10s, and boys 16s in the tournament.
Poland had two champions as Elise Eckman won the women's while Marisa Ricciardi captured the girls 16s.
Girls 10s (round robin): Frankie Elisco (Burghill) defeated Kaili Gross (Canfield) 8-4. Marisa Landers (Canfield) defeated Lauro Garvin (Cortland) 8-4. Elisco defeated Garvin 8-4. Landers defeated Gross 8-1. Landers defeated Elisco 8-3 in final. Gross defeated Garvin 8-1 for third place.
Boys 10s: Ben Martin (Canfield) defeated Gavin Blacksher (Youngstown) 6-0, 6-0. Sirin
Nalluri (Canfield) defeated Blake McMurray (Canfield) 6-1, 6-0. Martin defeated Nalluri 6-4, 6-0 in final.
McMurray defeated Blacksher 6-4, 7-5 for third place.
Girls 16s: Caroline Stein (Warren) defeated Kacie Santilli (Boardman) 8-2. Christine
Fortine (Canfield) defeated Brooke Brocker (Poland) 8-4. Sarah Garvin (Cortland) defeated Kate Ross
(Canfield) 8-4. Lauren Poczak (Cortland) defeated Jessica Lee (Canfield) 8-4. Marisa Ricciordi (Poland)
defeated Stein 8-3. Anna Garvin (Cortland) defeated Fortine 8-6. S.Garvin defeated Lauren Pepperney (Poland) 8-6. Isabella Elisco (Burghill) defeated Paczak 8-5. Ricciardi defeated A.Garvin 8-0. Elisco defeated S.Garvin 8-4. Ricciardi defeated Elisco 6-1, 6-2 in final.
Consulations: Pepperney defeated Ross 8-2. Santilli defeated Brocker 8-5. Pepperney defeated Lee 9-8 (10-5). Santilli defeated Peppemey 9-8 (10-8) in consolation final.
Boys 16s: Max Lee (Canfield) defeated Sirin Nolluri (Canfield) 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8). Kris Santilli
(Boardman) defeated Ben Martin (Canfield) 6-0, 6-1. Bobby Long (Canfield) defeated Lee 6-0, 6-2. Long defeated Santilli 6-4, 5-7, 6-1 in final. Martin defeated Nalluri 6-1, 6-0 in consolation final.
Women's: Emily Eckman (Poland) defeated Melinda Governor (Canfield) 6-2, 6-2. Elise
Eckman (Poland) defeated Karen Miller (Boardman) 6-1, 6-1. Raquel Holiday (Beaver, Pa.) defeated
Emily Eckman 6-3, 7-5. Elise Eckman defeated Holiday 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in final. Miller defeated Governor 6-0, 6-4 in consolation final.
Men's 35s: Jim Eckman (Poland) defeated George Denehy (Lowellville) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (14-12). Scott Martin (Canfield) defeated Denny LaRue (Poland) 6-1, 6-4. Jerry Cannon (East Liverpool) defeated Mike Sakmar (Youngstown) 6-0, 6-2. Rodney Lehman (Hubbard) defeated Eckman 6-0, 6-2. Cannon defeated Martin 6-3, 6-2. Lehman defeated Cannon 6-0, 6-0 in final. Sakmar defeated LaRue 6-2, 6-3. Sakmar defeated Denehy by default/injury in consolation final.
Mens 65s: Ed Drotleff (East Liverpool) defeated Denny LaRue (Poland) 6-2, 6-2 in final.