CCV’s Mixed Team Advances to Sectional Finals

CCV’s Mixed Team Advances to Sectional Finals

CCV’s 9.0 USTA mixed team finished its season with an overall 11-1 record, including an undefeated 9-0 record in the Richmond league and a 2-1 record at the Mid-Atlantic Sectionals in Newport News on September 6-9.  The MAS Sectional Championships featured two teams from Richmond, CCV and Raintree, and teams from northern Virginia and Maryland.

On the first day of competition, CCV defeated Maryland 3-0 with wins from Chris Blair/Katherine Mueller, Clifford Foster/Liza Wallace and Walton Makepeace/Beth O’Neill.  CCV fought a great battle against a strong northern Virginia team in the second match.  After Blair/Mueller were defeated in a close match, Bryan Bostic/Hylah Ballowe dropped a 3rd set tie-breaker 10-4 while Sean Reynolds/Julie Ogborne lost a heart-breaking tie-breaker 11-9!  The squad finished strong on the final day of competition with a 3-0 win over Raintree, earning second place in the tournament.

CCV 9.0 team

left to right: Clifford Foster, Walton Makepeace, Julie Ogborne (captain), Bryan Bostic, Liza Wallace, Sean Reynolds, Chris Blair, Beth O’Neill and Katherine Mueller
Not pictured: Hylah Ballowe and Jim Cain