Despite periods of heavy rain during the 6:00 session, eight courts completed play. Players going undefeated on a court were: Brad Pierce, George Peck, Cory Ingle, Lee Lonergan, Wil Lofgren and Tim Schraffenberger. Click week #25 results or current standings for more.
This upcoming Thursday (Week #26) is the last of the Fall/Winter 2015-16 season. A completely new season, Summer 2016, starts May 5. Click for more information about the upcoming Summer Platform Tennis League 2016.
Lee Lonergan played two sessions and won all seven of his sets. The victories improved his season record to 37-31 (54.41%). Evan Webeler went 5-1 in two sessions and moved into 4th place overall (among players with at least 15 wins for the season). Players going undefeated on courts were: Lonergan (2), Webeler, Doug Ucci, Craig Rowitz, Doug Jones, Scott Kiker and Kyle Wilkins. Click to view the current individual standings or for week #24 court results.
Team #6 (Gilligan) defeated Team #2 (Palmenter) 2 to 1 in the finals of the team playoff. Both teams won earlier semifinal matches 3 to 0 to advance to the final. Dave Montgomery and Chang Cho came back from a set down to defeat Kyle Wilkins and Tim Schraffenberger to break a 1-1 tie.
Semifinal #1: Team #6 Gilligan d. Team #7 Shiels ... 3-0
(#6) Evan Webeler / Dan Mott d. (#7) Patrick Shiels / David Wellinghoff ... 6-2, 1-6, 10-5
(#6) Dave Montgomery / Chang Cho d. (#7) Andrew Beto / Chris Bowman ... 6-4, 6-2
(#6) Carlos Canelas / Kaki Scheer d. (#7) Amy Wolber / Ralph Winterhalter ... 7-6, 6-3
Semifinal #2: Team #2 Palmenter d. Team #3 English ... 3-0
(#2) Patrick Herrel / Doug Jones d. (#3) Thaddeus Reed / Pete Robinson ... 6-4, 7-6
(#2) Tim Schraffenberger / Kyle Wilkins d. (#3) Scott Kiker / Karen Crowley ... 7-5, 6-3
(#2) Kevin Howe / Scott Vaaler d. (#3) Jack Dowling / Tom Nurre ... 6-2, 6-0
Final: Team #6 Gilligan d. Team #2 Palmenter ... 2 to 1
(#6) Dan Mott / Evan Webeler d. (#2) Patrick Herrel / Doug Jones ... 7-6, 6-7, 10-4
(#6) Dave Montgomery / Chang Cho d. (#2) Tim Schraffenberger / Kyle Wilkins ... 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
(#2) Kevin Howe / Scott Vaaler d. (#6) Carlos Canelas / Kaki Scheer ... 6-3, 6-1
Still Three Weeks Left in Session
This is a reminder that there is still three weeks left in Fall/Winter Session #2. Participants will continue to get opt "In or Out?" emails through March 31.
Summer League 2016
There will be just one 13-week session this summer, running from May 3 through July 28. Play will be on Thursday nights, 8:00 to 10:00, at Cincinnati Country Club, Kenwood Country Club and Glendale Lyceum. Players will again have the ability to opt out of a far away location by choosing certain geographic options. We will also have an additional Tuesday night session, from 8:00 to 10:00, at Glendale Lyceum. For this session, priority will be given to players who can only play on Tuesday that week. All players can opt "in" for Tuesdays in addition to Thursdays if they would like to play. However, play is only guaranteed on Thursdays. As usual, beer, balls, court time, session ending A/B tourney with pizza, are all included in the $150 price. Click Summer 2016 Registration for details.
Team #6 (Gilligan) closed the regular season with a 23 to 18 victory over #4 McIntosh to finish first in the regular season standings. Team #6 (Gilligan) will be seeded first in next Thursday's playoff. Click for complete team results. Below are the final regular season team standings:
Individuals going undefeated on courts for Week #22 were: Lee Lonergan, Karen Crowley, Andrew Jordan, Brad Pierce, Tim Schraffenberger and Rob Wildermuth. Click for week #22 court results or current standings. There will be no individual play for Week #23 as players from non-qualifying teams will play round robin tournaments. Individual play will resume the following week, week #24.