Published in the July 31, 2017 edition.

WAKEFIELD — The Geoffrey Walter Memorial Junior Tennis Tournament will take place the weekend of August 26-27 at the Dobbins Courts at Wakefield High School. This is the 15th year of the event being held in Geoffrey’s name.

Plans are underway to have three separate age brackets, each for boys and girls: high school, 14 and under and 12 and under. The tournament is geared for both beginner and more advanced players, and will include consolation matches to ensure plenty of play for all participants. Registration is $5 per player and includes a tournament t-shirt.

Players may register or get more details by calling Rich or Jennifer Walter 781-246-4294 or by email at To assist with scheduling matches, players are asked to provide a cell phone number as well as details of any other weekend commitments (such as high school team practices, games, etc.)

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.