By Rob Merriman

The USTA Intermountain Junior Team Tennis Sectional Championships were recently held August 14-16 at the Gates Tennis Center in Denver, Colorado. Teams representing all six of the Intermountain States competed in the event, including two teams from Southern Nevada: the 14 & Under Intermediate Team from the Summerlin Tennis Club, and the 18 & Under Intermediate Team from the Andre Agassi Boys & Girls Club.

Both teams had outstanding results at the Championships: The Summerlin Tennis Club team coached by Gordon Hammond, took 1st Place, and Team Agassi coached by Sue Owens, came in third. The Summerlin Tennis Club Team included Caeser Castro, Lucas Hammond, Chloe Henderson, Danielle Gordon, Joseph Maalouf and Paige Shanbacher. Team Agassi members included Hannah Tatlock, Takeyrah Reid, Seth Tanner, Gabriella Friday, Devesh Karmokar, and Travis Robinson.

Congratulations to all of the players and coaches from Southern Nevada who competed in this year’s Sectional Championships!!
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