Scranton Tennis Club hosts Mixed Doubles Tournament


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The Scranton Tennis Club hosted its Mixed Doubles Championships July 29-31. From left, A Division finalists Zac Lehman and Catherine Pusateri; Kathleen McKenna, tournament director; and Cierra Beck and Tim Aikman, A Division champions.


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The Scranton Tennis Club hosted its Mixed Doubles Championships July 29-31. From left, B Division champions Kiran Kumar and Kelly Lenahan; Kathleen McKenna, tournament director; and Donnie Bockelkamp and Anita Shrive, B Division finalists.


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CLARKS SUMMIT — Tim Aikman and Abington Heights graduate Cierra Beck recently took the A Division title in the Scranton Tennis Club Mixed Doubles Championship July 29-31.

The second-seeded team of Aikman and Beck upended the top-seeded duo of Zac Lehman and Abington Heights graduate Catherine Pusateri, 6-3, 6-3.

In the B Division, Kiran Kumar and Kelly Lenahan were triumphant with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Donnie Bockelkamp and Anita Shrive.

In semifinal action, Aikman and Beck survived a challenge from Phil Mercurio and Patti Ostroski, edging them 4-6, 6-4, (13-11), while Lehman and Pusateri downed Doug Klamp and Scranton Prep tennis head coach Kathleen McKenna, 6-4, 6-2.

Kumar and Lenahan had a relatively easy time in eliminating Joe Lubas and Lauren Calvey, 6-1, 6-1, while Bockelkamp and Shrive topped Jim Halbert and Nancy Karam, 6-4, 4-6, (10-7).

Halbert and Karam won the Consolation B Championship by defeating Frank and Holly Packer, 6-2, 6-3. The A Division Consolation match between the team of Josh and Kelly Arp and the team of Jimmy and Isabella Peters was postponed to a later date.

McKenna was the tournament director, assisted by Susanne Spinelli and Aikman.

The Scranton Tennis Club hosted its Mixed Doubles Championships July 29-31. From left, A Division finalists Zac Lehman and Catherine Pusateri; Kathleen McKenna, tournament director; and Cierra Beck and Tim Aikman, A Division champions.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Doubles-Tennis-1.jpgThe Scranton Tennis Club hosted its Mixed Doubles Championships July 29-31. From left, A Division finalists Zac Lehman and Catherine Pusateri; Kathleen McKenna, tournament director; and Cierra Beck and Tim Aikman, A Division champions. Submitted photos

The Scranton Tennis Club hosted its Mixed Doubles Championships July 29-31. From left, B Division champions Kiran Kumar and Kelly Lenahan; Kathleen McKenna, tournament director; and Donnie Bockelkamp and Anita Shrive, B Division finalists.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Doubles-Tennis-2.jpgThe Scranton Tennis Club hosted its Mixed Doubles Championships July 29-31. From left, B Division champions Kiran Kumar and Kelly Lenahan; Kathleen McKenna, tournament director; and Donnie Bockelkamp and Anita Shrive, B Division finalists. Submitted photos

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