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July 19, 2002

COLUMBIA, S.C. ? Play opened up today amid 100-degree heat in the Wachovia
South Carolina Closed Junior Hardcourt Championships today as three ranked
singles players and two ranked doubles teams were defeated.

Competition continues Saturday at four sites ? the Columbia Tennis
Center, the Maxcy Gregg Tennis Center (USC women?s courts), the Sam Daniel
Tennis Center (USC men?s courts) and the USC Indoor Facility. Saturday?s
action begins at 8:00 a.m.

In the Boys 18s division, No. 9 Brooks Whiteside of Columbia will face
Omar Ladhani of Simpsonville while top-seeded Joseph Carvalho of Rock Hill
will square-off against Collin Jewell of Murrells Inlet. In the doubles
draw, Taylor Calcote and Bennett Evers upset fourth-ranked Joseph Carvalho
and Andrew Ellison 8-4.

In the Girls 18s division, Columbia?s Jenny Barker will face top-seeded
Tara Harness of Greenville as all of the top seeds in the draw received
first-round byes. Jenny Barker also notched a win in the doubles portion as
she and Elizabeth Dabbs of Blythwood recorded an 8-5 win over Kathryn
Klecklev and Sarah Taylor, both of Lexington.

More than 350 of the state?s top junior tennis players are taking part
in the annual event held on the University of South Carolina campus. Boys
and girls are competing in five different age divisions ? 10s, 12s, 14s, 16s
and 18s ? in both singles and doubles action.

Boys’ 10 Singles — Round of 64
Michael Moran, Murells Inlet, SC d. Nathan Crocker, Clinton, SC 6-3; 7-5

Boys’ 10 Doubles — Round of 16
Britt B – Rowe M d. Becker W – Burchett T 8-6

Boys’ 12 Singles — Round of 64
Zachary Hancox, Summerville, SC d. Jake Keller, Lexington, SC 6-1; 6-1
Dave Fosnacht, Blythwood, SC d. Bedford Wooten, Camden, SC
Matthew Ulmer, Simpsonville, SC d. Henry Gunter, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0
Mandev Guram, Columbia, SC d. Sam Knobeloch, Lexington, SC 6-0; 6-1
Walker Heffron, Charleston, SC d. Gordon Gibson, Charleston, SC 6-4; 6-0
Florian Haake, Rock Hill, SC d. Don Bruner, Turbeville, SC
Will Richmond, Pawly Island, SC d. Travis Muthig, Columbia, SC 6-3; 6-2
Lane Hinson, Columbia, SC d. Heywood Horn, Columbia, SC Wd (inj)
Jordan Hunter, Lexington, SC d. Will Kornegay, Camden, SC 6-0; 6-1
David Collins, Columbia, SC d. Kevin Sayles, Lexington, SC 6-0; 7-5
Akihiro Takemoto, Greenwood, SC d. Andy Greenberg, Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-3
Brandon Dennin, Greenwood, SC d. Leigh Colyer, Charleston, SC 6-4; 6-3

Boys’ 14 Singles — Round of 64
Caleb Barnes[1], Irmo, SC d. Alex Kilmann, Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-0
Camilo Mateus, Hilton Head, SC d. Zachary Sprouse, Hilton Head, SC 6-0; 6-2
Ben Taylor[13], Lexington, SC d. Christopher Fry, Aiken, Sc 6-0; 6-0
Reed Pimental, Lexington, SC d. Nathan Redmond, Columbia, SC
Luke Whiteside[5], Columbia, SC d. Hunter Stokes, Conway, SC 6-2; 3-6; 6-2
Andrew Gibson, Charleston, SC d. Tsilavo Ratsimbaharison, Columbia, SC 6-3; 6-3
Thomas Mullikin, Camden, SC d. Javier Fernandez-Salvador[14], Mt. Pleasamt, SC 6-4; 6-1
Nicholas McAlister, Greenwood, SC d. Ike Smoak, Walterboro, SC 6-0; 6-1
Ross Moyer[3], Florence, SC d. Gene Utsey, Columbia, SC 6-1; 6-0
Dirk Bair, Moncks Corner, SC d. Kyle Doyle, Anderson, SC 6-0; 6-0
Ryan Horton[11], Greenville, SC d. Bailey Hood, Anderson, SC 6-0; 6-0
James Wright, Aiken, SC d. Roland Burns, Sumter, SC 6-0; 6-1
Chris Britt[8], Columbia, SC d. Nicholas Chandler, Lexington, SC 6-3; 6-0
O’Bryan Martin, Conway, SC d. Gordon Arledge, Camden, SC 6-4; 6-1
Bryant Lambert[16], Columbia, SC d. Alex Lindburg, Aiken, SC 6-2; 6-5
Smith Williams, Florence, SC d. Drennan Josey, Kingstree, SC 6-0; 6-4
Hank Arledge, Camden, SC d. Mike Jordan, Columbia, SC 6-4; 6-1
Nicholas Rowe[9], Columbia, SC d. David Wedgeworth, Hilton Head, SC Wd (inj)
Tyler Lofe, Camdon, SC d. Grant Thomas, Chapin, SC 6-2; 6-1
Steve Honeycutt[7], Columbia, SC d. Brian Monahon, Aiken, SC 6-0; 6-0
Taylor Cannon, Walterboro, SC d. Mario Lozada, Jr., Varnville, SC Def (ns)
John Gottshalk[12], Charleston, SC d. Nicholas King, Columbia, SC 6-1; 6-2
Crayton Williams, Florence, SC d. Austin Kocher, Elgin, SC 6-2; 6-1
William Horton[4], Chapin, SC d. Charles Power, Myrtle Beach, SC 6-1; 6-0
Jim McAlpine, Camden, SC d. Jermaine Gibson, Windsor, SC 6-0; 6-0
Princeston Gilbert[15], Florence, SC d. John Hobbs, Columbia, SC 6-3; 6-4
Damon Flowers, Darlington, SC d. Lisle Traywick, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-3
Clayton Vaughters[6], Aiken, SC d. Taylor Aull, Columbia, SC 6-4; 6-1
Arthur Utsey IV, Walterboro, SC d. Boyce Snyder, Rock Hill, SC Def (ns)
John Hairston[10], N. Myrtle Beach, SC d. Michael Lough, Columbia, SC 6-1; 6-0
Zachary Smith, Irmo, SC d. Griffin Morris, Fort Mill, SC 6-5; 6-4
Michael Nicol[2], Spartanburg, SC d. Rory Marett, Gaffmeu, SC 6-3; 6-1

Boys’ 14 Doubles — Round of 32
Cannon T – Utsey IV A d. Gibson J – Gilbert P 8-4

Boys’ 16 Singles — Round of 64
Eric Olivies, Charleston, SC d. Will Holl, Mt. Pleasant, SC 6-0; 6-1
Daniel Holzberger, Easley, SC d. Taylor Brennecke, Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-0
Ben McFarland, West Columbia, SC d. Nicholas Beck, Greer, SC 6-2; 6-1
Andrew Snyder, Elgin, SC d. Butler Evers, Chapin, SC 6-0; 6-2
John Robert Killey[12], Columbia, SC d. Andrew Bartelmo, Rock Hill, SC 6-2; 6-1
Patrick Wilson, Mannig, SC d. Alex Runyan, Beaufort, SC 6-1; 6-2
Alex Macropoulos, Hilton Head Island, SC d. Edward Reames[13], Hartsville, SC 2-6; 6-1; 6-2
Drew Shealy, Irmo, SC d. Nathan Fowler, Myrtle Beach, SC 7-5; 2-6; 6-2
Michael Arnett, Spartenburg, SC d. Ken Owens, Mt. Pleasant, SC 6-4; 7-6
Thomas Beckham, Aiken, SC d. Patrick Rogers[10], Columbia, SC 6-1; 6-3
Jarryd deBoer, Hilton Head Island, SC d. Larry McWilliams, Columbia, SC 6-1; 6-2
Brandon Hix, Lyman, SC d. Robert Suhrbier, Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-4
Keith Aull[11], Columbia, SC d. Earl Windell III, Fort Mill, SC 6-0; 6-5
Scott Bender, Columbia, SC d. Ryan Connor, Florence, SC 6-2; 6-4
Jesse Goodman, Irmo, SC d. William Lance, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0
Andrew Lee[14], Myrtle Beach, SC d. Thad Werts, Newberry, SC 6-1; 6-0
Robert Snyder, Rock Hill, SC d. Benjamin Norris, Mt. Pleasant, SC 6-1; 6-1
Jordan Gandy, Darlington, SC d. Mark Piland, Florence, SC 6-3; 6-2
Peter Mathias, Columbia, SC d. George Tupper, IV, S’ville, SC 6-0; 6-2
Chris Peek, Lexington, SC d. Cameron Sheets, Bennettsville, SC 6-1; 6-2
Billy Simpson, Columbia, SC d. Brad Smith, Greer, SC 6-4; 6-1

Boys’ 16 Doubles — Round of 16
Norris B – Olivies E d. Holl W – Owens K 8-4
McAlpine J – Wilson P d. Aull K – Simpson B [4] 8-2
Lee A – Power C d. Flowers D – Gandy J 8-3
Goodman J – Shealy D d. Hix B – Sheets C 8-5
Killey J – Rogers P [3] d. Barnes C – Taylor B 8-5
Boylston W – Lance W d. King J – King N 8-1

Boys’ 18 Singles — Round of 64
David Reynolds, Hartsville, SC d. Brian Erskine, Easley, SC 6-1; 6-0
Omar Ladhani, Simpsonville, SC d. William Thompson, Columbia, SC 7-6(2); 6-0
Dustin Yager, Summerville, SC d. B. J. Baricska, Hartsville, SC 6-4; 7-6(1)
Hunter Strasburger, Columbia, SC d. T. J. Jenks, Greenwood, SC 6-0; 6-0

Boys’ 18 Doubles — Round of 16
Cole B – Yager D d. Collins S – Killey H 8-4
Calcote T – Evers B d. Carvalho J – Ellison A [4] 8-4
Beck N – Carino B d. Lozada, Jr. M – Morris C 9-8(5)
Kefalos L – McWilliams L d. Snyder J – Snyder R 8-6
Strasburger H – Whiteside B [3] d. Macropoulos A – Reynolds D 9-7
Collins T – Muthig J d. Erskine B – Holzberger D 8-0

Girls’ 10 Singles — Round of 32
April Horn, West Columbia, SC d. Maecy Seawright, Clinton, SC 6-1; 6-2
Stephanie Cox, Myrtle Beach, SC d. Kelsey Timmerman, Columbia, SC 4-6; 6-3; 6-4
Katherine Lough, Columbia, SC d. Anna Corriero, Florence, SC 6-0; 6-1
Katie Fosnacht, Blythwood, SC d. Erin Westerkam, Columbia, SC 6-3; 6-0
Rosemary Corriero, Florence, SC d. Lainey Bullard, Lexington, SC 7-5; 6-3
Lauren Trumbull, Anderson, SC d. Sarah Willis, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-2

Girls’ 10 Doubles — Quarterfinals
Corriero A – Corriero R d. Fosnacht K – Seawright M 8-1

Girls’ 12 Singles — Round of 32
Charmaine Bessent, Holly Hill, SC d. Ashley Kuzbary, Camden, SC 6-1; 6-3
Cayla Gunter[5], Anderson, SC d. Taylor Lunceford, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0
Caroline Corley, Columbia, Sc d. Alyssa Blanchard, Irmo, SC 6-2; 6-3
Kendall Rich[3], Irmo, SC d. Lindsay Larkin, Mt. Pleasant, SC 6-0; 6-1
Caroline Lough, Columbia, SC d. Lauren Teague, Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-1
Hagan Edgerton[7], Mt. Pleasant, SC d. Madison Kocher, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0
Katie Hillis, Lexington, SC d. Brittany Davis, Florence, SC 6-0; 6-2
Audrea Fernandez-Salvador, Mt. Pleasant, SC d. Carter Anne Dillard, Simpsonville, SC 6-0; 6-2
Allison Flynn, Myrtle Beach, SC d. Catlin Marsh[8], Columbia, SC 6-4; 7-6(8)
Sukhi Guram, Columbia, SC d. Lauren Ivey, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0
Irene Zhou[4], Greer, Sc d. Kirby Aull, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0
Katie Wood, Lexington, SC d. Julia Wills, Mt. Pleasant, SC 6-4; 6-4
Morgan Ivey[6], Charleston, SC d. Pallavi Kumar, Moore, SC 6-0; 6-0
Kathryn Cox, Florence, SC d. Dana Westerkam, Columbia, SC 6-3; 6-3

Girls’ 12 Doubles — Round of 16
Edgerton H – Larkin L d. Lunceford T – Westerkam D 8-1
Cox K – Davis B d. Aull K – Teague L 8-4

Girls’ 14 Singles — Round of 64
Kelsey Hartvigsen, Columbia, SC d. Kendall Sigmon, Hilton Head Is., SC 6-4; 6-3
Laura Acken, Hilton Head, SC d. Jennifer DeKnight, Columbia, SC 6-4; 7-5
Erika Houghtaling, Columbia, SC d. Lindsey Kelly, Camden, SC 6-2; 6-3
Louisa Sperr, Charleston, SC d. Lindsey Boan, Lexington, SC 6-1; 6-3
Tessa Monahan, Columbia, SC d. Keri Carlson, Lexington, SC 6-2; 6-1
Tessa Hart, Summerville, SC d. Margaret Strom, Columbia, SC 6-4; 6-2
Julianne Felton, Lexington, SC d. Ellen Traylor, Columbia, SC 6-4; 2-6; 6-0
Catherine Dodd, Charleston, SC d. Ashley Kerr, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-2
Sarah Hannah Newman, Camden, SC d. Margaret Daugherty, Lexington, SC 3-6; 7-6(3); 7-5
Brittany Gore, Columbia, SC d. Katelyn Bailey, Myrtle Beach, SC 6-0; 6-2
Morgan Hale, Lexington, SC d. Katie Cracraft, Camden, SC 6-4; 6-2
Caroline Stuckey, Columbia, SC d. Cassie Kristoff, Hilton Head Island, SC 6-3; 6-3
Helena Jedziniak, Columbia, SC d. Pierce Dillard, Simpsonville, SC 6-2; 6-1

Girls’ 14 Doubles — Round of 16
Daugherty M – Jedziniak H d. Bailey K – Cracraft K 8-4
Hartvigsen K – Sperr L d. Kelly L – Kuzbary A 8-3
Kristoff C – Sigmon K d. Boan L – Felton J 9-8(6)
Houghtaling E – Monahan T d. Hale M – Newman S 8-2

Girls’ 16 Singles — Round of 32
Ashley Perkins, Mt. Pleasant, SC d. Casey Bookout, Columbia, SC 6-3; 6-1
Kathryn Kleckley[7], Lexington, SC d. Jennifer Ghelardini, Lexington, SC 6-1; 6-0
Laura Koerner, Columbia, SC d. Ashley Phillips, Chapin, SC 4-6; 6-4; 6-3
Caroline Smith, Aiken, SC d. Marie Cross, Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-3
Patricia Grant[6], Aiken, SC d. Rachel Holbrooks, Florence, SC 6-0; 6-2
Lauren Prickett, Columbia, SC d. Andrea Richmond, Pawleys Island, SC 6-3; 6-1
Christie Reynolds, Greenville, SC d. Laurie Traywick, Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-3
Ashley Pace, Clinton, SC d. Emily Bedenbaugh, Lexington, SC 6-0; 6-4
Katherine Richey, Hartsville, SC d. Crystal McClain, Columbia, SC Def (ns)
Emily Wardlaw[4], Greenville, SC d. Kathryn Quick, Pamplico, SC 6-2; 6-1
Ursula Ramsey, Smyrna, SC d. Michelle Eastman, Lexington, SC 6-4; 6-3
Lee-Deane Elmore[5], Chapin, SC d. Beth Barnhill, Hemingway, SC 6-3; 6-1
Katie McDaniel, Greenwood, SC d. Monica Ullal, Mt. Pleasant, SC 7-6(2); 6-4

Girls’ 16 Doubles — Quarterfinals
Casey J – Ullal M d. Fadeley G – Moody J 8-5
Bookout C – Cross M d. Richmond A – Stanford A 8-4
Elmore L – Prickett L [2] d. Ghelardini J – Moyer S 8-1

Girls’ 18 Singles — Round of 32
Nathaly Mateus, Hilton Head, SC d. Elizabeth Gibbes, Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-3
Eliazbeth Dabbs, Blythwood, SC d. Amy Verburg, Lexington, SC 6-1; 6-2
Elizabeth McCoy, Columbia, SC d. Erika Shortridge, Summerville, SC 6-2; 6-0
Kim Jamieson, Greenville, SC d. Samantha Thomas, Chapin, SC 6-1; 6-0
Mary Kathryn Powell, Greenville, SC d. Sarah Taylor, Lexington, SC 6-1; 6-0
Sara Moyer, Florence, SC d. Krystina Sigmon, Hilton Head Island, SC 6-0; 6-0
Rebekah Moore, Columbia, SC d. Monica Lofe, Camden, SC 6-0; 6-1

Girls’ 18 Doubles — Quarterfinals
G – Verburg A d. Phillips A – Thomas S 8-0
Barker J – Dabbs E d. Kleckley K – Taylor S 8-5
Jamieson K – Powell M d. Sigmon K – Wilson J [2] 8-4