The Super Senior 6.0 Women’s tennis team, composed of women over 60 from Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Mill Creek and Edmonds, are champions in the 60s senior section of the USTA Pacific NW Sectional Tournament,
The tournament, held June 29 in Sun River, Ore., draws winning local teams from Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
The team has qualified to compete in the U.S. Tennis Association’s National championships in April 2012. The championships, at a location and date to be determined, will draw 16 finalist teams from across the U.S. to compete for the national title.
With an age range of 61 to 75, the team plays at Harbor Square Tennis Club in Edmonds. The seven participating team members were Diane Clark, Trudy DeSilets, Marylen Fitzgerald, Mary Fox, Karen Gillespie, Charlotte Lohman and Michele Karantsavelos. The team captain is JR Thompson and the coach is Kalei Detjen.
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