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By Nancy Moulds
Hills Tennis Association was well
represented at the World Tennis
Challenge Country Carnival held
at Memorial Drive from January
Even though Hills entered 23 Junior teams
and six Senior teams, Barossa and Gawler
Combined won the John Fitzgerald Shield
for the most points gained.
Twelve clubs had juniors representing
them in the junior teams events.
Aldgate had six representatives, namely
Bianca & Monique Eskandara, Charlotte
Brown, Makita Dover, Amy Farries, Hugh
and Guy Radbone, George Bartley and
Supervisors Laima Brown, Paul Farries
and Paul Bartley.
Bridgewater - Nathaniel Patterson, Darcy
Cheatle. Supervisor Emily Kelly.
Hahndorf - Abbey Gardner, Alana Paim
Bruges, Eloise Penno, Caitlin Gallasch,
Isabella & Felix Cutting, Emma Klatt,
Taylor & Georgie Golding, Jayden & Brodie
White, Josh & Tom Hill, Sid Kentish, Jacob
Hoopman and Supervisors Anthony Klatt,
Kerrelle Paim Bruges, Jo Gardner, Amelia
Cutting and Sally Hill.
Littlehampton - Matt Casey, Tom & Oliver
Wilson, Josh Thompson, Jack Staples,
Joshua Saward, Ciel & Zayd Schmarr,
Jemma Harvey, Thomas Alexander,
Hayden Hill, Mason Mills and Supervisor
Lobethal - Jenna & Tomas Barry, Nick
Allen, Maddie Hughes and Supervisors
Scott Hughes and Karin Barry
Mt. Barker - Bianca Christian, Ashlea
McGregor, Amos Doyle, Ben Murphy,
Nairne - Michael, Damien Smallridge &
Supervisors Kathy and Martin Smallridge
Onkaparinga - Liam Hamilton, Hamish
Porter & Supervisor Kathy Porter
Piccadilly - Sofie Taylor, Tom & Lachlan
Fisher, William & Damien Anning, Ben &
Joey Hutson, Joe & Ada Harvey, Jack &
Lucy Steel Scott, Loch & Ash Rawlinson,
Dylan Egglestone, Taiki Hida, Oliver &
Jessica Corones, Madeline Kelly, Luke
Roberts and Supervisors Kerrie Rawlinson,
& Jayne Taylor
Stirling - Hamish Crawford, Daniel & Oliver
Thorpe, Fletcher Adams, Ella Cheatle.
Summertown - Tom Daw, Isabella, Esme
& Louis Freschi, James & Ben Hogen,
Oliver & Angus Riessen, Toby & Phoebe
Hopkins, Tyler & Tate Makings, Amber
Wallace, Tai Bottrill, Dan Cowling, Trent
Richardson, Ryan Turner and Supervisors
Branden Daw, Ruth Riessen, Andrew
Bottrill , Jeannie Burnett & Tristen Turner
Uraidla - Hugo Wallace, Holly & Caitlin
Bottroff, Makayla Speedy, Sofie Taylor, Tara
Parker, Mitch Makings, Jordan Beauchamp
& Supervisors Richard Wallace, Donna
Makings and Samantha Parker.
All teams were competitive with the Under
10 boys team of Lachlan Maywald, Hamish
Porter, Ben Murphy and Ben Hogen
winning their division.
Seven teams were entered into the division
with Hills having four.
On the final day Hills met its strongest
opposition in a very close contest against
Just eight games separated the two teams
in some very hard fought matches.
The boys gained a lot of experience
over the four days and look forward to
participating in 2017.
Under 12 girls division two Ella Cheatle,
Amy Farries, Jordan Beauchamp and Ada
Harvey played five games winning all.
Like all other winning teams they were
presented with a medal and towel as a
momento of the occasion.
Great tennis by Maddie Hughes, Bianca
Eskandara, Esme Freschi and Alana Paim
Bruges enabled them to take out the girls
under 14 division one competition.
Under 16 boys division one proved to be
a challenge to each of the other sides in
the carnival being undefeated in the minor
This guaranteed them a position in the
final against Mt Gambier.
Come finals day and the heat proved to
have an effect on some of the players. Hills
went down to Mt. Gambier two sets 25
games to four sets 26 games.
This tight battle was highlighted by singles
heroics from Matt Casey and Hamish
Crawford and close matches from Hugo
Wallace and Jayden White.
Under 12 division one girls came runner
up to Onkaparinga.
Caitlin Bottroff, Ashlea McGregor, Caitlin
Gallasch and Jenna Barry performed really
well with Barry winning both the singles
and doubles in the individual tournament.
Overall players struggled with the heat but
committed themselves 100 percent.
They enjoyed the experience of playing
on different surfaces, friendships were
cemented and there was great camaraderie.
In the individual event held on Wednesday
January 14, Hamish Crawford was runner
up in the under 16 boys singles and
combined with Matt Casey to win doubles.
Madeline Hughes and Jacqueline Smith
won girls under 16 doubles against another
Hills pairing of Olivia Paim Bruges and
Hills dominated girls under 14 singles with
a great result from Jacqueline Smith first,
Maddie Hughes second and Jessica Klatt
Tomas Barry contested the under 14 boys
singles and finished a creditable runner up.
Jenna Barry won under 12 girls singles
and partnered Indigo Miller to win the
Lachlan Maywald number one player in
victorious under 10 boys team took out the
individual singles event and combined with
Ben Hogen to win the doubles.
In the Open Events, still eligible for juniors,
Emily Nairn and Rebecca Smith won the
doubles against Hills girls Tayla Day and
Emily & Olivia finished second and third
respectfully in the Women’s Open Singles
World tennis challenge
2016 country carnival
Country Carnival 2016 Hills Under 10 boys Division 1 (from left) Hamish Porter, Lachlan Maywald,
Ben Hogen, WTC Tournament Director Mark Woodforde and Ben Murphy.
Country Carnival 2016 Hills Under 14 girls Division 1 (from left) Alana Paim Bruges, Esme Freschi,
Maddie Hughes and Bianca Eskandari.
Country Carnival 2016 Under 12 boys (from left) Joe Harvey, James Hogen, Mitchell Makings,
Toby Hopkins and Oliver Riessen.
Country Carnival 2016 Under 12 boys Division 2 (from left) George Bartley,
Oliver Wilson, Joey Hutson and Taiki Hida.
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