A wrap of all the local tennis action.CHALPAT SONTI March 26, 2014 4:35am
The winning Avenel section one side in the Seymour-Euroa tennis competition (back) Bjorn Wettstein, Belinda Steers, Megan Shiner, Megan Littlewood, Stu Locke, (front) Tegan Hansen, Dan Littlewood, Charles Wheeler.
Several local tennis sides tasted grand final glory on Saturday.
Avenel won its first Seymour-Euroa Tennis Association section one flag since 1992-93 with a hard-fought victory over Longwood Lawn, while the club’s junior section four side got up over Kilmore in the Broadford Junior Tennis Association decider.
The two Seymour sides competing also won junior flags — in sections one and five — but all three senior sides were knocked out at the semi-final stage of the Whittlesea Tennis Association competition.
Broadford Junior Tennis Association grand finals
Played at Seymour, highest qualifying team named first:
Section one: Wallan 1-23 lt Seymour 5-31.
Section two: Wandong 4-30 d Kilmore 2-24.
Section three: Pyalong 2-29 d Kilmore 4-28.
Section four: Avenel Blue 3-27 d Kilmore 3-22.
Section five: Seymour Blue 6-36 d Kilmore 0-19.
Section six: Kilmore 3-26 d Wallan 3-26.Whittlesea Tennis Association senior semi-finals
Section two: Seymour Red 1-29 lt Wallan 5-36; Seymour Blue 3-29 lt Kilmore 3-31.
Section three: Kilmore 4-32 d Seymour 2-24.Seymour-Euroa Tennis Association senior grand final
Played at Euroa:
Section one: Longwood Lawn 4-53 lt Avenel 5-62.
Club championships to be held April 6: juniors from 9
Presentation night is April 11, 6
Reminder: if you are not playing winter tennis, please return your shirt.
Anyone interested in playing winter tennis is asked to phone Mark on 5799
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