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TORRENS VALLEY TENNIS
TORRENS VALLEY TENNIS ASSOCIATION
Windy conditions and threatening
skies greeted Mt Torrens Red
when they travelled to Kersbrook
last Saturday for the second time
The Red team started strongly in their
Torrens Valley A/B-grade tennis match with
a 6-1 win in the top double, closely followed
by a 6-2 result in the second.
Kersbrook fought back through John
MacDonald and Scott Graeber claiming
a tight 6-4 win against Cain Sumner and
Maddie and Miegen Low took control of
the fourth double with a 6-0 victory for Mt
In the singles Mt Torrens Reds top four
dominated only dropping five games
collectively, Dillon Cotton scoring the only
6-0 singles result of the afternoon.
Kersbrook’s MacDonald bagged his
second win of the day with the wily veteran
too good with a 6-2 result against Grafton.
Sumner and Miegen Low comfortably won
their singles, while Maddy Low had to work
hard for her 6-4 win against Ebony Leslie.
There were more favourable conditions
for tennis following the singles with winds
easing and cloud clearing Mt Torrens Red
took advantage with 6-2 wins in the first,
second and fourth reverse doubles.
Grafton and Maddy Low also won but
by a closer margin with a 6-4 result over
Final scores were Mt Torrens Red 14-90
defeating Kersbrook 2-37.
It was the showdown of the two Mt
Pleasant teams with Mt Pleasant White
taking the honours nine sets 76 games to
seven sets 65 games.
Mt Pleasant Blue got off to a good start
winning three of the opening doubles.
Whites only win went to the top double with
Tyler Barker and Michael Noack beating
Nick Seager and Tim Ellway 6-3.
The Whites managed to come back
winning six of the singles.
Michael Noack, Paul Barker and Annaliese
Noack took the first three singles winning
6-3, 6-2, 6-2 respectively over Tim Ellway,
Janice Seager and Tony Ellway.
Blues took the top single with a thrilling
game between Nick Seager and Tyler
Barker, Seager taking the set 6-3.
Blues only other single went to Stella
Barker winning 6-2 over Kayla Starkey.
Lilly Beckley, Tahlia Green and Matt Vyden
won the other three singles for Whites, all
The reverse doubles had four family
The Seagers verses the Barkers and
the Ellways verses the Noacks.
Seager’s taking the set 6-0, while the
Ellways had a close game winning 7-4 in
Whites won the other two doubles
securing their win.
Springton 5-34 vs Birdwood 1-15
On a cold Springton morning Springton got
off to a good start, with Kane Rawlings and
Samuel Beeson defeating Ben Claridge
and James Brown 6-1.
Nikki Rawlings and Lana Beeson had a
hard fought 7-5 win over Sam Claridge and
Kane Rawlings (6-1), Nikki Rawlings (6-
2) and Samuel Beeson (6-0) all recording
good wins with Birdwood’s win coming from
Dan Russel (6-3).
Mount Pleasant defeated Mount Torrens
Red six sets 47 games to three sets 37
As the morning progressed the weather
got better and so did the tennis.
Mount Pleasant’s Alysha Seager and Max
Bubner had a solid 6-3 win over Seb and
Ella Homer and Josh Fraser for Mount
Torrens played well and with lots of deuce
games came through to win 6-4 over Sean
Doyle and Noah Hollis-Whiley.
Alysha Seager hit some great shots to
beat Seb Zadow 6-2.
Mt Torrens player Ila Zadow had a 5-1
lead, until Max Bubner fought back to level
at 5-5, however, fell short with Ila winning
Josh Fraser for Mount Torrens rallied well
to beat Noah Hollis-Whiley 6-2.
Mt Pleasant’s Lauren Schulz and Clint
Zadow for Mount Torrens had some great
rallies with Schulz prevailing 6-2.
Kersbrook confronted Cudlee Creek for
the second time this season and were keen
to get a win under its belt after last weeks
loss to Harrogate.
Both teams have improved since their first
meeting and some scores didn’t represent
the quality of the games played.
All three doubles matches were very
closely fought affairs and could have gone
Kersbrook’s combinations of Annabelle
Pinchbeck and Kalan Tucker lost 5-6 in a
tightly contested game against Alex Kenley
and Angus McKenzie, while Belinda Coates
and Kane Willsmore and Ethan Porter and
Jack Watson won their matches 6-3 and
Next came the singles and Kersbrook
were on the hunt for some more wins.
Kersbrook’s B.Coates came up against
Cudlee Creek’s tallest player Claire
It was a close game at the start with both
girls breaking each others service games
in the first four games even though there
was a great height difference.
Coates picked up her game and powered
Her Doubles partner K.Willsmore followed
her lead and took his game 6-0 over
Cudlee Creek’s Brandon Kemp took out
another tightly fought game 6-4 against
E.Porter where the result could have gone
As Kersbrook’s number one player Wil
Tagg had been pulled up to play in B-grade,
J.Watson filled in for the team in number six
spot and didn’t disappoint.
He won his second game of the day over
Jordan Castle 6-3 and came off court
extremely excited with his debut singles
match for the team.
After just missing out on a doubles win,
A. Pinchbeck and K. Tucker pulled out all
stops in their singles matches and took out
their games 6-1 and 6-4.
Overall a great mornings play with lots of
good sportsmanship and fun.
Kersbrook took the days points with a
score of 7-51 over Cudlee Creeks 2-30.
Mt Torrens Red sizeable victory
Mt Torrens Red 14-90 d Kersbrook 2-37.
Singles: E. Harrison v A. Wake 6-1; D. Cotton v M.
Bergman 6-0; R. Young v C. Graeber 6-2; C. Smart v J.
Wake 6-2; E. Grafton v J. MacDonald 2-6; C. Sumner v
S. Graeber 6-1; Maddy Low v E. Leslie 6-4; Miegen Low
v M. MacDonald 6-2.
Doubles: E. Harrison/D. Cotton v A. Wake/M. Bergman
6-1; R. Young/C. Smart v C. Graeber/J. Wake 6-2; E.
Grafton/C. Sumner v J. MacDonald/S. Graeber 4-6; M.
Low/M. Low v E. Leslie/M. MacDonald 6-0 .
Mixed Doubles: E. Harrison/R. Young v A. Wake/C.
Graeber 6-2; D. Cotton/C. Smart v M. Bergman/J. Wake
6-2; E. Grafton/Maddy Low v J. MacDonald/E. Leslie 6-4;
C. Sumner/Miegen Low v S. Graeber/M. MacDonald 6-2.
Mt Pleasant 11-78 d Woodside 5-55.
Singles: A. Faucett v D. Shoell 6-3; J. Maczkowiack v D.
Lee 1-6; J. Sabeeney v D. McMahon 6-7; D. Grieve v P.
Owen 6-4; R. Taheny v A. Cole 6-2; C. Sabeeney v T.
Owen 1-6; M. Schulz v M. Cole 6-0; B. Taheny v J. Knipe
Doubles: A. Faucett/J. Maczkowiack v D. Schoell/D. Lee
1-6; J. Sabeeney/D. Grieve v P. McMahon/P. Owen 6-4; R.
Taheny/C. Sabeeney v A. Cole/T. Owen 6-4; M. Schulz/B.
Taheny v M. Cole/J. Knipe 6-1.
Mixed Doubles: A. Faucett/J. Sabeeney v D. Schoell/D.
McMahon 6-1; J. Maczkowiack/D. Grieve v D. Lee/P.
Owen 3-6; R. Taheny/M. Schulz v A. Cole/M. Cole 6-2; C.
Sabeeney/B. Taheny v T. Owen/J. Knipe 6-3.
Gumeracha 13-92 d Mt Torrens Black 3-37.
Singles: S. Parker v J. Wilhelm 6-1; M. Lang v B. Wilhelm
6-7; B. Mahony v D. Pym 6-1; I. Tanner v E. Mattchoss
6-1; P. Cornish v E. Krahnert 2-6; J. Lang v S. Turner 6-1;
H. Cook v H. Glynn 6-3; V. Lang v A. Cutting 6-0.
Doubles: S. Parker/M. Lang v J. Wilhelm/B. Wilhelm
6-2; B. Mahony/I. Tanner v D. Pym/E. Mattchoss 6-0; P.
Cornish/J. Lang v E. Krahnert/S. Turner 6-2; H. Cook/V.
Lang v H. Glynn/A. Cutting 6-0 .
Mixed Doubles: S. Parker/B. Mahony v J. Wilhelm/D. Pym
6-0; M. Lang/I. Tanner v B. Wilhelm/E. Mattchoss 6-3; P.
Cornish/H. Cook v E. Krahnert/H. Glynn 6-7; J. Lang/V.
Lang v S. Turner/A. Cutting 6-2.
Daniel Schoell from Woodside unleashes a double handed backhand against Mt Pleasant during
last Saturday’s Torrens Valley A/B-grade tennis match.
Talented Mt Pleasant sportman Ashley Fawcett puts everything into his forehand shot against
Woodside during last Saturday’s Torrens Valley A/B-grade tennis fixture.
Jake Maczkowiack was part of the Mt Pleasant combination which
confronted Woodside last Saturday in the Torrens Valley Tennis Association
senior A/B-grade clash.
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