Busy weekend for tennis club juniors

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Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan

The Bank Holiday weekend was a busy one for junior members of Boston Tennis Club.

In the Aegon Team Tennis League, the 9 and under orange mixed teams both had matches against Grantham sides. The orange Boston B team – Emily Stukins, Poppy Gibbons, Jessica Dolata and Jacob Scuffham – lost, but had some very close matches, while the orange Boston A team – Will Pettitt, James Gedney, Finley Mackey and Jacob Felipes – won without conceding a rubber against Grantham B.

The previous weekend, Boston orange A had defeated Boston B team, also without conceding a rubber. For that game the A team was James Gedney, Jacob Felipes, Emily Stukins and Noah Freeman, with Georgina Cameron, Jacob Scuffham, Poppy Gibbons and Jessica Dolata playing for the B team.

n In the Aegon Team Tennis, the 14 and under girls’ B team – Paris Wright, Faith Coffey, Louise Sharp and Caly Priestley – had an excellent 7-6 victory against Grantham, winning the decider shoot-out.

The 14 and under boys’ C team – Joseph Brooks, Joshua Coe, Thomas Maund and Freddie Robinson – lost a tough match against Bourne.

n In the Lincolnshire Slazenger Doubles League, Boston men’s fifth team played Eastgate thirds. The Boston team of David Makins, Matthew Gedney, Michael Audus, Connall Newton, Sev Smura and Robert Smith won 6-3.

n Playing in the Boston and District Mixed League, Boston Mixed 4 were pitted against Woodhall in the Leggott Cup knock out competition. The team of Robert Bonser, Sharron Thorogood, Doug Motson, Paula Smith, Carl Stanney and Helen Motson won a very close match 5-4.

n In the league there were wins for Boston 1 – Fred Calvert, Jenny McGarel, Terry Mastin, Catherine Ellis, Emma Mastin and William Cheer – against Horncastle 2, and for Boston 3 – Claire Smith, James Newton, Hilary Calvert, Chris Cook, Helen Cook and Ray Frankish – against Horncastle.