2002 – 2003 Viking Junior Paddle tour completed its
last stop at the Patterson Club on March 2, 2003. 40 teams
throughout the tri-state area competed in an APTA sanctioned
platform tennis tournament. The kids competed in 10, 12 &
15 and under divisions.
Club hosted the event and utilized courts at Aspetuck Valley
Country Club, Country Club of Fairfield, Fairfield County
Hunt Club and Fairfield Beach Club.
10 & under Boys division, Gaynor Brennan, Jr. of Stamford,
CT and C.J. Shepard of White Plains, NY defeated Matt Massey
of New Vernon, NJ and Ryan Dailey of Fairfield, CT 8-6. In
the 12 & Under boys division Luke Devlin from Bronxville,
NY & Kyle Shepard of White Plains, NY defeated Ben Weisburger
of Pond Ridge & and Jordan Kemp in a tough 3 set battle.
12 & under girls division, Olivia Knotts of Fairfield
& Elise Gorab of Fairfield defeated Haley Purse of Greenwich
& Hanah Bowers of Old Greenwich 6-3, 6-3.
15 & Under division, Liam Bohonnon of Westport, CT &
Terry Keegan of Fairfield, CT, defeated Ben Pober and Ryan
Burke of Weston, CT 6-7, 6-3, 6-3.
battled in tough conditions. A steady rain persisted throughout
the day. However, the level of play was extremely high and
the sportsmanship & enthusiasm displayed was great.
& Under Division
(L to R) Matt Massey, Ryan Dailey, C.J. Shepard & Gaynor
Girls 12 & Under Division
(L to R) Elise Gorab, Olivia Knotts, Hanah Bowers & Haley
Boys 12 & Under Division
(L to R) Luke Devlin, Kyle Shepard, Jordan Kemp & Ben
Boys 15 & Under Division
(L to R) Terry Keegan, Liam Bohonnon, Ryan Burke & Ben