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June 28, 2005

Columbia, S.C. –
Rain moved the main draw matches of the 2005 Wachovia Junior Hardcourt Championships inside to the USC Indoor Tennis Facility on Tuesday. The day started off with about a two hour delay because of rain. Once the courts dried, play at the outdoor facilities started around 10 am to only be taken off the court around 12 because of more rain. The consolation matches for all draws were cancelled for the day due to the inclement weather.

The girls 18 singles final is set for Wednesday. Syreeta Thompson advanced to the final with a 6-2,6-1 victory over Emily Dyar. Thompson and Dyar knocked off the #2 and #3 seed prior to today’s match. Thompson will face Dana Richards. Richards knocked off Haley Baird 6-1,2-6,6-4.

In the boys 18 singles semifinal, Ross Moyer of Florence knocked off top seeded Caleb Barnes 6-3,2-6,6-1. Moyer will match up against Paul Appleby of Simpsonville. Appleby took a 6-2,7-6(5) victory against Eric Claggett on Tuesday.

Austine Heinz of Daniel Island defeated Bailey Kirkland 6-0,6-1 in the boys 10 singles to advance to the finals. Heinz will face Jordan Dingle of Aiken on Wednesday. Dingle upset the #4 seed Brent Lett in straight sets 6-2,7-5. Dingle has upset the #2 and 4 seeds in the tournament and will be looking to knock off top-seeded Heinz.

In the girls 10 singles it will be the top two seeds squaring off for the championship trophy. Katherine Lee, the #1 seed, took a 6-1,6-1 victory against #4 seed Emily Erickson on Tuesday. Lee will face the #2 seed Katie Tiller of Camden who defeated the #3 seed Sarah McDonald 6-2,6-3. On Monday night, Tiller clinched the 10 year old girl doubles championship with her partner Shannon DeLoach of Columbia. DeLoach and Tiller defeated Sarah McDonald and Lillian Saul 8-2 in the finals.

The Wachovia Junior Hardcourt Championships will continue on Wednesday at four locations on the University of South Carolina campus: Maxcy Gregg (Boys and Girls 12), Sam Daniels (Boys and Girls 18), Columbia Tennis Center (Boys and Girls, 14 and 16), and USC Indoor Tennis Facility (Boys and Girls 10). Listed below are final results from Tuesday’s action.

Single Championships Set for Wednesday
Boys 10: Austin Heinz vs. Jordan Dingle
Girls 10: Katie Tiller vs. Katherine Lee
Boys 12: John Richmond vs. Walker Heffron
Girls 12: Kelly Cameron vs. Clair Larkin
Boys 18: Ross Moyer vs. Paul Appleby
Girls 18: Dana Richards vs. Syreeta Thompson

2005 Wachovia Junior Hardcourt Championships Results from Tuesday

Boys' 18 Singles (Semifinal Round) Appleby, Paul Simpsonville, SC def. Claggett, Eric (5) West Columbia, SC 6-2; 7-6(5) Moyer, Ross (4) Florence, SC def. Barnes, Caleb (1) Irmo, SC 6-3; 2-6; 6-1

Boys' 18 Singles Consolation (Second Round) McFarland, Benjamin (5) West Columbia, SC def. Reames, Edward Hartsville, SC Wo (ill) Merg, Andre Columbia, SC def. Hobbs, John Columbia, SC 6-1; 6-1 Warren, David Hilton Head, SC def. Dixon, Adam Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-3 Martin, M. Conway, SC def. McAlister, Nicholas (3) Greenwood, SC Wd (inj) Miller, Ryan (5) Simpsonville, SC def. Williams, Smith Florence, SC 6-2; 6-3 Hill, Jay Greenville, SC def. Bartelmo, Andrew Rock Hill, SC 7-6(1)); 2-6; 1-0(7) Power, Charles Myrtle Beach, SC def. Aull, Taylor Columbia, SC 6-2; 7-5

Boys' 16 Singles (Quarterfinal Round) Hairston, John (5) N Myrtle Bch, SC def. Ligon, Thomas (4) Georgetown, SC 6-0; 6-3 Britt, Christopher (1) Columbia, SC def. Bair, Dirk (5) Moncks Corner, SC 6-2; 6-3 McArthur, Will Columbia, SC def. Walker, Ralph (2) Greenville, SC 1-6; 6-1; 6-2 Rigsby, Zachary (3) Simpsonville, SC def. Lucas, Grayson (5) Greenville, SC 3-6; 7-5; 6-3

Boys' 16 Singles Consolation (Second Round) Bunch, Richard Columbia, SC def. Pritchard, Edward Charleston, SC 6-4; 6-3 Smith, Elliott (10) Myrtle Beach, SC def. Collins, David Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-1 Lindburg, Alex Aiken, SC def. Fuller, Michael Aiken, SC 5-7; 6-2; 1-0(8) Babaee, Ashkon Columbia, SC def. Claggett, Scott West Columbia, SC 6-4; 6-1 Richards, Brice Charleston, SC def. Lyles, Charles Manning, SC 6-2; 6-4 Payne, Pres Greenwood, SC def. Ratsimbaharison, Tsilavo Columbia, SC 7-5; 7-5 Ellington, Tom Mt Pleasant, SC def. Dudley, Marshall Darlington, SC 7-5; 6-4 Mullikin, Thomas Camden, SC def. Mitchell, Marcus Johns Island, SC 6-2; 6-0 Muthig, Travis Columbia, SC def. Lewis, James Columbia, SC 6-2; 6-1 Hillis, Kendell Lexington, SC def. Chandler, Nicholas Lexington, SC Wd (em) Pickens, Cory Lexington, SC def. Shumate, Nicholas Rock Hill, SC 6-1; 6-1 Chinnes, Andrew Hemingway, SC def. Paul, John Spartanburg, SC Wd (inj) Kirkpatrick, Paul Georgetown, SC def. West, Jarred Camden, SC 6-1; 6-1 Colyer, Leigh Charleston, SC def. Sharp, Gregory Summerville, SC 6-3; 7-5 Richmond, Will Pawleys Isl, SC def. Traywick, Lisle Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0 Hunter, Jordan Lexington, SC def. Arledge, Gordon Camden, SC 6-0; 6-2

Boys' 14 Singles Consolation (Second Round) Crossland, Bobby Mount Pleasant, SC def. Biffle, Alex Greenwood, SC Wd (inj)
Boys' 14 Singles Consolation (Third Round Qualifier) West, Jack Greenwood, SC def. Pritchard, Peter Charleston, SC Wd (inj)

Boys' 12 Singles (Semifinal Round) Heffron, Walker (2) Charleston, SC def. Koch, Kyle (4) Irmo, SC 6-2; 6-1 Richmond, John (1) Pawleys Isl, SC def. Scarafile, Mishka Mount Pleasant, SC 6-0; 6-0 Boys' 12 Singles Consolation (Quarterfinal Qualifier) Pieper, Dirk Taylors, SC def. Dingle, Jonathan (5) Aiken, SC 7-5; 6-3 Daniel, Wilson (5) Charleston, SC def. Shadwell, Grant Dalzell, SC 6-1; 6-2 Adkins, Parker Lexington, SC def. Hensley, Patrick Lynchburg, SC 6-7(5); 6-3; 1-0(6)

Boys' 10 Singles (Semifinal Round) Dingle, Jordan Aiken, SC def. Lett, Brent (4) Columbia, SC 6-2; 7-5 Heinz, Austin (1) Daniel Island, SC def. Kirkland, Bailey (3) Charleston, SC 6-0; 6-1

Boys' 10 Singles Consolation (Semifinal Qualifier) CRAIG, DAVIS SUMMERVILLE, SC def. Helmers, Jeb (2) Greenville, SC Wo (ill) Yoshimura, Ryo (5) Greenwood, SC def. Blais, Frederic Irmo, SC 6-2; 6-4

Girls' 18 Singles (Semifinal Round) Richards, Dana (1) Charleston, SC def. Baird, Haley (4) Columbia, SC 6-1; 2-6; 6-4 Thompson, Syreeta Columbia, SC def. Dyar, Emily Hilton Head Island, SC 6-2; 6-1

Girls' 18 Singles Consolation (Second Round) Stall, Elizabeth Lake Wylie, SC def. Conway, Abby Simpsonville, SC 6-0; 6-1

Girls' 16 Singles (Quarterfinal Round) Haught, Katie Hilton Head, SC def. Larkin, Lindsay Mt Pleasant, SC 6-3; 6-3

Girls' 16 Singles Consolation (Second Round) Cignavitch, Luann Johns Island, SC def. Johnson, Ashley Columbia, SC Wd (ill)
Girls' 14 Singles Consolation (Second Round) Locklear, Amber Lincolnville, SC def. Paul, Anna Spartanburg, SC Wd (ill)

Girls' 12 Singles (Semifinal Round) Larkin, Clair (4) Lexington, SC def. Fosnacht, Katie (2) Blythewood, SC 3-6; 6-0; 6-2 Cameron, Kelly (1) Hartsville, SC def. Consonery, Chandler (3) Simpsonville, SC 7-5; 6-3

Girls' 12 Singles Consolation (Quarterfinal Qualifier) Deloach, Caroline Columbia, SC def. Edwards, Sarah Summerville, SC 6-4; 6-3 Anderson, Anna Kate Spartanburg, SC def. Watson, Liz Columbia, SC 6-0; 6-0

Girls' 10 Singles (Semifinal Round) Tiller, Katie (2) Camden, SC def. Mcdonald, Sarah (3) Cottageville, SC 6-2; 6-3 Lee, Katherine (1) Easley, SC def. Erickson, Emily (4) Simpsonville, SC 6-1; 6-1

Girls' 10 Singles Consolation (Semifinal Qualifier) Breeland, Alexa Hopkins, SC def. Williams, Carlyle Florence, SC 6-3; 6-4 Hay, Ann Charleston, SC def. Zollinger, Isabella Spartanburg, SC 6-2; 1-6; 1-0(8)