37 players to compete this weekend at the Dobbins Courts

Published in the August 27, 2015 edition

WAKEFIELD — Thirty-seven players are registered for the Geoffrey Walter Jr. Tennis Tournament taking place the weekend of Aug. 29 and 30 at the Dobbins Courts at Wakefield Memorial High School.

Those registered are: Michael Sticca, Mark Auld, Hannah Guay, Grace Hurley, Tim Hurley, Caroline Hurley, Dan Hurley, Laura Sweeney, Emma Farrell, Ben Palmer, Jack Palmer, Max Cusack, Aidan Cusack, Sarah Stumpf, Jonathan Stumpf, Noah Greif, Luke Greif, Lucas Smith, Matt Pecjo, Erica Pecjo, Matt Boudreau, Andrew Russell, Sean Russell, James Hanron, Brett Butler, Abby Chapman, Ian Schermerhorn, Zack Covelle, MollyBeth Whitson, Haley Tanner, Kelsey Chapman, Marcus Guida, Kyle Russell, Zach Goff, Johnny Whitson, Gabe Guida and Olivia Goff.

Players are reminded to wear shorts with pockets and bring two cans of tennis balls.

The junior tennis tournament, created in 1991 by Bill Conley and John Ludlow, this year celebrates 25 years. In honor of this milestone anniversary, all former players and families are invited to come by the courts throughout the weekend as well as on Sunday morning for the wrap up ceremonies.

Fundraising in the form of donations, raffles and snacks will go toward the Geoffrey A. Walter Fund at The Scholarship Foundation of Wakefield.

In the spirit of Geoffrey Walter, the tourney committee invites all interested junior tennis players and families to participate and demonstrate their enthusiasm, skill and sportsmanship.


Walter Junior Tennis Tournament Draw

High School Boys (5)

Zack Covelle vs. Tim Hurley 11 a.m.

Mike Sticca vs. Covelle/Hurley winner 1:30 p.m.

Mark Auld vs. James Hanron 1:30 p.m.

High School Girls (7)

MollyBeth Whitson vs. Caroline Hurley 1 p.m.

Sarah Stumpf vs. Whitson/Hurley winner TBD

Haley Tanner vs. Abby Chapman 1 p.m.

Kelsey Chapman vs. Grace Hurley 1 p.m.

Under 14 Boys (9)

Aidan Cusack vs. Ian Schermerhorn 8 a.m.

Jonathan Stumpf vs. Cusack/Schermerhorn winner 11 a.m.

Andrew Russell vs. Lucas Smith 9:30 a.m.

Matt Pecjo vs. Jack Palmer 9:30 a.m.

Noah Greif vs. Matt Boudreau 9:30 a.m.

Under 12 Boys (11)

Danny Hurley vs. Marcus Guida 8 a.m.

Brett Butler vs. Hurley/Guida winner 11 a.m.

Kyle Russell vs. Max Cusack 8 a.m.

Zach Goff vs. Russell/Cusak winner 11 a.m.

Sean Russell vs. Johnny Whitson 8 a.m.

Luke Greif vs. Gabe Guida 8 a.m.

Ben Palmer vs. Greif/Guida winner 11 a.m.

Under 12 Girls (5)

Emma Farrell vs. Olivia Goff 8 a.m.

Hannah Guay vs. Farrell/Goff winner 11 a.m.

Erica Pecjo vs. Laura Sweeney 9:30 a.m.