The 2017 Junior Team Tennis (JTT) 14U Advanced National Championship tournament was held at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona, Florida on September 22-24. This team represented South Carolina Southern Section in the tournament. The team name is "Baby Got Backhand" (BGB's) The team placed 14th overall. The team beat New England Section. The team played and lost to #1 Southern California, #5 Northern Section, #11 Northern California over the 3 days of tournament play.
The team photo below consists of: Coach Heather Chadwick, Evan Burgess-9th grade Wando, Emma Chadwick-9th grade Wando, Eleana McCoy-8th grade home school, Grace Berchtold-8th grade Cario, Lily Zimmerman-8th grade Cario, CJ Taylor-Cary, NC, Haagen "Curly" Williams-9th grade Oceanside
The Junior Team Tennis (JTT) team won the 14 and under Advanced Charleston District in February 2017. This advanced league was played at Wild Dunes to see who advanced to South Carolina State Tournament. This Junior Team Tennis (JTT) 14U team won the South Carolina State tournament in Florence, SC on July 14-16, 2017. The SC State Champions traveled to Rome, GA on August 14-16 to play in the Southern Sectionals (9 states) representing South Carolina. The team was a Finalist (2nd place overall). The team received a wildcard bid to JTT Nationals in Orlando, Florida at the USTA (United States Tennis Association) National Tennis Center on September 22-24, 2017.
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS! INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED WITH JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS?
Junior Leadership Committee and criteria is set in motion! Great way to show leadership, get a High School team playing JTT and most of all, receive Community Service Hours! Mentoring program is also being developed for younger players having goals of helping when in High School. Contact April Gift at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in serving!
THE NEXT UPCOMING CHALLENGER FOR ADVANCED PLAYERS WILL BE February 2-4, 2018 at ION Club! LEVELS OFFERED ARE 10U, 12U, 14U, AND 18U. DETAILS ARE ATTACHED. CONTACT APRIL GIFT AT AGIFT0810@GMAIL.COM about REGISTRATION!! GET ONBOARD!!!