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BMW Combo Wraps Up South Carolina District Championships

November 4, 2005 06:13 PM

Twelve Adult and seven Senior teams were division winners in the Oct. 28-31 BMW Combo League South Carolina District Championships at Family Circle Tennis Center, Daniel Island. The teams next advance to Southern Section Championships.

More than 1,600 players competed, under direction of USTA SC Combo Coordinator Patsy Harrelson and SC League Coordinator Mary Goins and their cast of thousands. In terms of participants per day, this tops even the USA League Tennis Southern Sectionals as the “busiest” tennis tournament.

A big special event of the championships was a Cardio Tennis exhibition by Jorge Andrew and Sophie Woorons-Johnson. Southern's Holly Blount and Maggie LaCoste, USTA SC’s Charleston Community Tennis Coordinator, compaigned to attract Charleston pros to come to the Cardio training.
Here is the rundown of the Combo champions:

5.0 Women -- CTL/Greenview Park Love Hurts, Columbia (Fabrienne Payne, captain)
5.0 Men -- CTL/Columbia Tennis Center Misfits (Michael Sandlin, captain)
5.5 Women -- LATA #1/Lexington Tennis Complex Simply Smashing (Holly Sharpe, captain)
5.5 Men -- LATA #1/Lexington Tennis Complex Stingers (Larry Guster, captain)
6.5 Women -- LATA #1/Lexington Tennis Complex Rack Attack (Jill Haynes, captain)
6.5 Men -- CTL #2/Caughman Road Park Chip and Charge (Tim Widener, captain)
7.5 Women -- UPTA #1/Cleveland Park, Greenville (Carla Lea, captain)
7.5 Men -- GSTL/Riverfront Tennis Center, Conway (Richard Ralston, captain)
8.5 Women -- CTL/Trenholm Park One More Time, Columbia (Christy Fowles Britt, captain)
8.5 Men -- UPTA/Greenville Country Club (Brian Marchant, captain)
9.5 Women -- CTL/Columbia Tennis Center The Bama (Natalie Huff, captain)
9.5 Men -- LATA/Lexington Tennis Complex Last Call (Harvey Blanchard, captain)

5.5 Women -- GATA/Clinton YMCA (Martha Wilder, captain)
6.5 Women -- UPTA/Cardinal Racquet Club Cardinal Girls (Sylvia McCormick, captain)
6.5 Men -- LCTA/Crowfield Golf & Country Old Crows, Goose Creek (Jim Royce, captain)
7.5 Women -- GSTL #1/Litchfield Racquet Club Grande Dunes (Jackie Carpenter, captain)
7.5 Men -- LCTA/Maybank Tennis Center, Charleston (Frederick Mcmahon, captain)
8.5 Women -- LCTA/Charleston 8.5 (Susan Peiffer, captain)
8.5 Men -- UPTA/Greenville Racquet Club SportsClub (John Groce, captain)