FLC pairs shine at GEL tournament

Prep Tennis
By: Journal Sports Staff
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Two Forest Lake Christian teams won championships at Wednesday’s Golden Empire League doubles tournament in Marysville, qualifying as top entries for next Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division III tournament in Stockton. Caitlin Hanson and Jen Menary enjoyed a first-round bye before beating a team from Highlands 6-2, 6-1, a squad from Marysville 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 and a duo from Lindhurst 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the girls doubles final. In mixed doubles, Nathan Burnett and Amanda Timmerman also enjoyed a first-round bye. They cruises past Highlands 10-1, beat Marysville 7-5, 6-1, defeated San Juan 6-2, 6-3 and held off a team from Highlands 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 to win the crown. Next week’s tournament will be held at Oak Park in Stockton. It begins Thursday and will continue Friday.