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SUMMER MIXED DOUBLES LEAGUE
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TLTA 2017 J. Jorgensen Doubles Tournament Results
 
Level 7.0 court:
The winners were Mark Sodemann and Kirk Eidenmuller.  This match went to a third set tiebreak and was a great one to watch.
 
Mark and Kirk defeated Steve Ferrone and Rich Cross 4-6, 7-5, 1-0.
 
Level 8.0 court:
The winners were Jim Doyel and Trips Dawson.  This was a very good competition.  All teams won one game and lost one game, so the winner was based on most games won.  (The format for play among these three teams was a set to 8 games, win by 2, with a tiebreak at 8-8, if needed.)
 
Jim Doyel and Trips Dawson defeated Bruno Barbaro and Todd Lower 8-4.
 
Scott Levin and Alex Loyless defeated Jim Doyel and Trips Dawson 8-5.
 
Bruno Barbaro and Todd Lower defeated Scott Levin and Alex Loyless 8-3.
 
Jim and Trips were the winners with 13 games won.

TLTA2017M7Level 7.0 court:  The winners were Mark Sodemann and Kirk Eidenmuller

TLTA2017M8Level 8.0 court:  The winners were Jim Doyel and Trips Dawson

 

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Spring, 2017 Spring TLTA League Scores
 

5/18/2017:  Team Ferrone (Home) played Team Byrkit:

Tonight was the final match play for the spring league.  It was a good night for tennis. Team Ferrone vs Team Byrkit. 

Court 1 - Team Ferrone's Kim Woody & Sub Bruno vs Alex Loyless & Janie Ehmig. Team Byrkit won 6-4 & 6-1
 
Court 2 - featured Team Ferrone's Jane Smith & Richard Cross vs Marlie Ridley & Terry Bannon. Team Ferrone won 6-1 & 6-2
 
Court 3 - Team Ferrone's Henry Beatty & Pat Meiers vs Bart Brodey & Kathy Porcello. Team Byrkit won 6-0 & 6-3
 
Court 4 - Team Ferrone' Barbara & Kirk Eidenmuller vs Jim Doyel & Terry Pearcy. Team Byrkit won 5-7 6-2 & won the third set tie breaker.
 
Team Byrkit won 3 of the 4 matches.
 
Congrats to team Byrkit's team for winning the 2017 spring mixed doubles league. Team Wright came in second & Team Ferrone came in third. 

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5/16/2017: Team Wright (Home) played Team Ferrone:

Tuesday Night 5/16 was a beautiful, but hot night to watch and play tennis.

Court 1 - (Team Wright) David Case and Maria Grimm took on (Team Ferrone) Scott Levin and Kim Woody. Team Wright defeated Team Ferrone 6-2, 6-2.

Court 2 - (Team Wright) Rusty Woody and Laurie Jones battled (Team Ferrone) Rich Cross and Jane Smith. Woody. Cross and Smith won the first set 6-3. Woody and Jones came back and won the second set 6-2.  Woody and Jones went on to win the tie breaker 10-5.

Court 3 - (Team Wright) Dave Gallelli and Debra London took on (Team Ferrone) Steve and Marsha Standridge. The Standridges won the match 6-3, 6-4

Court 4 - (Team Wright) Charlie Sigerseth and Randy Hooker took on (Team Ferrone) Kirk and Barb Eidenmuller.  Hooker and Sigerseth won the first set 6-3, Eidenmuller won the second set 6-2.  The winner was decided in tie breaker by Hooker and Seigerseth, 10-6. 

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5/11/2017: Team Byrkit (Home) played Team Wright:

This was another great night for tennis!  It was a little humid, but the temperature was perfect with no wind and no rain.

Court 1 (Played on Court 2) The Byrkit Team’s Alex Loyless & Marlie Ridley won the 1st Set 6-3.  Wright’s Rusty & Kim Woody came back to win the 2nd Set 1-6 and the Wright Team won the 3rd Set 10-Pt. Tiebreaker.

Court 2 (Played on Court 3) Byrkit’s Mark Sodemann & Terry Pearcy were defeated by Wright’s Randy Hooker & Judy Gibbons in straight sets 1-6, 4-6.

Court 3 (Played on Court 4) Team Byrkit’s Bart Brody & Kathy Porcello played a hard-fought match against Team Wright’s Jack Wright & Riley Woody.  Team Byrkit prevailed winning this court tonight 7-5, 7-5.

Court 4 (Played on Court 1) Jim Doyel & Terry Bannon of the Byrkit Team hosted Kirk Eidenmuller & Larry Burkholder of the Wright Team.  Jim & Terry won the 1st Set 7-5, but Kirk & Larry rallied to win the 2nd Set 4-6.  The Byrkit Team pulled out the victory in another close match by winning the 3rd Set 10-Pt. Tiebreaker.

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5/9/17: Byrkit Team (Home) played the Ferrone Team:

Our Spring Season continued with 10-Pt. Tiebreakers played on 3 courts tonight.  The evening ended with the Byrkit Team winning 3 out of 4 courts.  All of the matches were very entertaining and quite competitive.

Court 1 (Played on Court 2) We decided to play and 8.0 combo on this court tonight.  In other words, we played two mixed teams where all 4 players are 4.0 players.  The Byrkit
Team’s Alex Loyless and Colleen Marley (Sub) played against the Ferrone Team’s Bruno Barbaro (Sub) and Kim Woody.  The Byrkit Team won the 1st Set 6-4, but lost the 2nd Set 3-6.  The Byrkit Team came back to win the match in the 3rd Set 10-Pt. Tiebreaker.  This was an entertaining match played well by both teams.

Court 2 (Played on Court 3)The Byrkit Team’s Mark Sodemann and Marlie Ridley played a tough match against Ferrone’s Richard Cross and Jane Smith.  Richard & Jane won the 1st Set

5-7.  Mark & Marlie won the 2nd Set 6-2, then went on to win the 3rd Set 10-Pt Tiebreaker to win this Court this evening.

Court 3 (Played on Court 4) Byrkit’s Bart Brody and Terry Pearcy defeated the Ferrone Team’s Steve & Marsha Standridge 7-5, 7-5.

Court 4 (Played on Court 1) Jim Doyel and Judy Anderson (Sub) of the Byrkit Team were defeated by Ferrone’s Kirk & Barb Eidenmuller in another very close and well played match.  The scores were 5-7, 7-5 and the Ferrone Team pulled out the win in a very close 3rd Set 10-Pt. Tiebreaker.

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5/8/17: Team Ferrone (Home) played Team Wright:

Tonight was a great night for tennis. The weather was perfect.  Both teams split 2 matches each. 

Court 1 - Scott Levin & Sub Pana Degooyer vs Colleen Marley & Sub Richard Sciarretta. Colleen & Rich won 6-2 & 7-5.

Court 2 - Jane Smith & Mark Sodenmann vs Dave Gallelli & Sub Judy Anderson Jane & Mark won 6-2 & 6-0.

Court 3 - Henry Beatty & Pat Meiers vs Jack Wright & Riley Woody. Jack & Riley won 6-0 & 6-2

Court # 4 - Richard Cross & Jim Doyel vs Randy Hooker & Charlie Sigerseth. Richard & Jim won 6-1 & 6-2.

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5/2/2017: Team Wright (Home) played Team Byrkit:

Court 1 - (Team Wright) Collen Marley and Randy Hooker took on (Team Byrkit) Marlie Ridley and Alex Loyless. Team Wright played hard but went down to defeat 2-6, 2-6.

Court 2 - (Team Wright) Maria Grimm and Dave Gallelli took on (Team Byrkit) Terry Pearcy and Mark Sodemann. This was the only match of the night that went to a 10 point tie breaker. First set was 3-6 and the second set was 7-6. The 10 point tie breaker was won by Team Wright 10-6.

Court 3 - (Team Wright) Debra London and Jack Wright took on (Team Byrkit) Alyce Gaston and Bart Brody. Team Wright started slow and lost the first set 2-6 and then fought back but lost the second set 4-6.

Court 4 - (Team Wright) had to forfeit this court.  0-6, 0-6.

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4/28/17: Team Ferrone (Home) played Team Byrkit:

Tonight was a great night for tennis. The subs were superb and both teams split 2-2.

Court 1 - we had Scott Levin & Pana Decoyer vs Alex Loyless & Janie Ehmig. Alex & Janie won a good match 6-1 & 7-5.
 
Court 2 - we had Jane Smith & Sub Randy Hooker vs Jim Doyel & Marlie Ridley. Jane & Randy won 6-0 & 6-0.
 
Court 3 - we had Steve & Marsha Standridge vs Kathy Porcello & Larry Byrkit. Steve & Marsha won 6-0 & 6-3.
 
Court 4 - we had Richard Cross & Steve Ferrone vs Mark Sodemann & Sub Kirk Eidenmuller. Mark & Kirk won a very tough, fun & exciting match 6-4 & 6-3.
 
Thanks to all the competitors.

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4/25/17:  Team Ferrone (Home) played Team Wright:

 It was a great night for tennis. 

Court 1 - Wright's team of Scott Levin & Sub Pana Decoyer vs Rusty Woody & Colleen Marley won in a third set tie breaker 6-3, 2-6.
 
Court 2 - Ferrone's team of Jane Smith & Sub Mark Sodemann vs Randy Hooker & Laurie Jones.  This match was also outstanding. Team Ferrone won in a third set thriller. 7-5 2-6.
 
Court 3- Ferrone's team of Kirk & Barbara Eidenmuller vs jack & Pat. Ferrone's team won 6-1 & 7-5.
 
Court 4 - Ferrone's team of Richard Cross & Sub Jim Doyel vs Dave Gallelli & Charlie Sigerseth.  Ferrone's team won 6-2 & 6-3.
 
Team Ferrone's team won 3 of the 4 matches.

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4/24/17: Byrkit Team (Home) played the Ferrone Team:

This Match was a makeup Match played in place of the rainout on Tuesday, April 18th.

Court 1 (Played on Court 2) – Alex Loyless & Janie Ehmig of the Byrkit Team took on Steve Ferrone & Kim Woody of the Ferrone Team.  This was an entertaining match played well by both teams.  The Byrkit Team won in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.

Court 2 (Played on Court 3) – The Byrkit Team’s Mark Sodemann and Marlie Ridley played a tough match against Ferrone’s Randy Hooker and Jane Smith.  Randy & Jane won the 1st Set 6-7.  Mark & Marlie won the 2nd Set 6-4, and went on to win the 3rd Set 10-Pt Tiebreaker to win this Court this evening.

Court 3 (Played on Court 4) – Byrkit’s Bart Brody and Alyce Gaston went up against Ferrone’s Steve Standridge & Pat Meiers.  The Byrkit Team defeated the Ferrone Team 6-4, 6-2.

Court 4 (Played on Court 1) – Jim Doyel and Larry Byrkit of the Byrkit Team played against Richard Cross & Rick Meckstroth of the Ferrone Team.  Richard & Rick won the 1st Set 2-6.  Doyel & Byrkit came back to win the 2nd Set 6-3.  The Byrkit Team was defeated in the 3rd Set 10-Pt Tiebreaker, so this Court was won by the Ferrone Team.

Congratulations to the Byrkit Team players for winning 3 out of 4 Courts tonight!

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4/20/2017: Team Byrkit (Home) played Team Wright:

At the suggestion of some of our fans, we decided to try something different for the remainder of the Spring League.  We have rotated the courts so the Captains’ Choice Court will be played where Court #1 has previously been played, and our Court #1 will be played in front of the bleachers where Court #2 has been played previously.

Court 1 (Played on Court 2) – Jim Doyel & Kim Woody (Sub) of the Byrkit Team played against Dave Case & Maria Grimm of the Wright Team.  The Wright Team was successful defeating the Byrkit Team in straight Sets 6-7, 2-6.

Court 2 (Played on Court 3) The Byrkit Team won this court tonight in a forfeit.  One of the players on the Wright Team did not realize he was supposed to play tonight, so the Wright Team was short 1 player.

Court 3 (Played on Court 4) Byrkit’s Bart Brody and Terry Pearcy went up against Wright’s Jack Wright and Debra London.  This was an interesting match.  The 1st Set was hard fought and eventually won by the Wright Team in a Tiebreak 6-7.  The 2nd Set was won by the Byrkit Team 6-4.  The Byrkit Team eventually scored the victory by winning the 3rd Set 10-Pt. Tiebreaker.

Court 4 (Played on Court 1) Byrkit’s Mark Sodemann and Terry Bannon lost the 1st Set to Wright’s Randy Hooker and Dave Gallelli 1-6.  Mark & Terry came back to win the 2nd Set 6-4.  The Byrkit Team won the 3rd Set Tiebreaker and also the Match.

Tonight’s Match continued our season trend with great competition and numerous tiebreakers.

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4/18/2017:  Rained Out

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4/13/2017: Team Wright (Home) played Team Byrkit:

Thursday night was another one of those great evenings for Tennis.  East Tennessee – what a place. The league race is tight and the matches are very close. There are a lot of tie breakers being played and tonight was no exception with three courts ending in a tie breaker being played.

Court 1 -  (Team Wright) Collen Marley and Rusty Woody took on (Team Byrkit) Janie Ehmig and Alex Loyless. Another one of the classic match-ups that went past 8:30 PM. First two sets were split with Team Byrkit taking the first 5-7 and Team Wright taking the second 6-3. It came down to the wire in the tie breaker with Team Byrkit ending up on top 10-7.

Court 2 - (Team Wright) Laurie Jones and Dave Gallelli took on (Team Byrkit) Terry Pearcy and Rich Sciarretta. The second match ended in a tie breaker.  Team Wright won the first match (6-3) and losing the second match (5-7).  In the tie breaker Team Wright won 10-7.

Court 3 - (Team Wright) Riley Woody and Jack Wright took on (Team Byrkit) Kathy Porcello and Terry Bannon. This was the third match of the night that ended in a tie breaker. (Team Wright) lost the first match (5-7) and won the second match (6-2). In the tie breaker Team Wright won 10-7.

Court 4 - (Team Wright) Charlie Sigerseth and Randy Hooker took on (Team Byrkit) Mark Sodemann and Steve Ferrone (sub). The first match was very close with Team Wright winning 7-5. In the second match Team Wright took over and won 6-3.

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4/11/2017: Team Wright (Home) played Team Ferrone:

Tuesday night was a beautiful night to watch and play tennis.

Court 1 - (Team Wright) Collen Marley and Rusty Woody took on (Team Ferrone) Judy Gibbons (sub) and Scott Levin. Both matches were tight lasting until 8:30 PM with Collen and Rusty coming out on top 6-4, 7-6. Great Tennis on both sides.

Court 2 -  This was the battle of the subs.(Team Wright) Deb Sciarretta (sub) and Rich Sciarretta (sub) took on (Team Ferrone) Jane Smith (sub) and Marc Sodemann (sub). Team Ferrone won 2-6, 3-6.

Court 3 - (Team Wright) Debra London and Jack Wright took on (Team Ferrone) Pat Meiers and Henry Beatty. Team Wright won 6-1, 6-3.

Court 4 - (Team Wright) Charlie Sigerseth and Randy Hooker took on Richard Cross and Steve Ferrone. Team Ferrone won 1-6, 3-6.

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4/10/2017:  Team  Ferrone (Home) played Team Byrkit:

This was the scheduled makeup date for the original rained out match on 4/6. It was a perfect night for tennis. Three of the four courts were settled with a third set tie breaker.

Court 1 - Team Ferrone's Scott Levin & Sub Judy Anderson vs Team Byrkit's Subs Cathy Lewis & David Case.  Cathy & David won 6-4 6-7 and won the tie breaker 10-8.
 
Court 2 - Team Ferrone's Subs Richard & Deb Sciarretta vs Team Byrkit's Terry Pearcy & Jim Doyel.  Terry & Jim won 3-6 7-5 and the third set tie breaker.
 
Court 3 - Team Ferrone's Kirk & Barbara Eidenmuller vs Team Byrkit's Terry Bannon & Kathy Porcello.  Kirk & Barbara won
7-6 6-4.
 
Court 4 - Team Ferrone's Richard Cross & Steve Ferrone vs Team Byrkit's Larry Byrkit & Mike Cleverdon.  Richard & Steve won 3-6 6-2 and then won the third set tie breaker 10-6.
 
All 4 courts were very close and exciting.
I want to thank all the players and especially the subs. 
 
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4/6/2017:  Rained Out

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4/4/2017: Team Ferrone (Home) played Team Wright:

Tonight was a great night for playing as well as watching the matches.

Court 1 - was won by Team Wright's team 7-6 6-3 vs Team Ferrone's team. The players were Dave Case & Maria Grimm vs Scott Levin & Sub Judy Gibbons. The match was back and forth. Great play by all. 

Court 2 - featured Team Ferrone's team of Jane Smith & Sub Mark Sideman vs Richard & Deb Sciarretta. This match was the one that you had to see. The shot making and very long rallies ( 20, 30 & 40 shots per point ) were unbelievable. Team Wright won the 1st set 6-2 Team Ferrone won the 2nd set 6-0 & Team Ferrone won the 3rd set tie breaker 10-8.

Court 3 - featured Team Ferrone' s team of Steve & Marsh Standridge Vs Team Wright's Team of Debra London & Dave Gallelli. Team Ferrone won 6-2 & 6-1

Court 4 - Team Wright's team won 6-2 & -3 Randy Hooker & Sub Kirk Eidenmuller vs Henry Beatty & Richard Cross

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4/3/2017: Team Wright (Home) played Team Byrkit:

This was the scheduled makeup date for the original rained out match on 3/21. Monday started out with a rainy morning and looked like the makeup match would need to be rescheduled.  By 6:00 PM the sun was out and it was a beautiful evening.

Court 1 - (Team Wright) Maria Grimm and David Case took on (Team Byrkit) Marley Ridley and Alex Loyless. Both matches were tight with Marley and Alex coming out on top 5-7 4-6.

Court 2 - (Team Wright) Judy Anderson (sub) and Randy Hooker took on (Team Byrkit) Terry Pearcy and Marc Sodemann. This was the first of two tie breaker matches of the evening with Team Wright losing the first match (5-7) and winning the second match (6-4).  In the tie breaker Team Wright won 10-8.

Court 3 - (Team Wright) Debra London and Richard Cross (sub) took on (Team Byrkit) Kathy Porcello and Mike Cleverdon. This was the second match of the night that ended in a tie breaker. (Team Wright) lost the first match (3 – 6) and won the second match (6-3). In the tie breaker Team Wright won 10-7.

Court 4 - (Team Wright) Dave Gallelli and Rusty Woody took on (Team Byrkit) Richard Sciarretta and Terry Bannon. The first match was very close with Team Wright winning 7-5. In the second match Team Wright took over and won 6-1.

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3/30/2017:  Team Byrkit (Home) played Team Wright:

Tonight was one of the best TLTA Tennis matches ever played.  All courts were very competitive and exciting to watch!  Many thanks to Kim Woody, Richard Sciarretta, & Steve Ferrone for subbing for the Byrkit Team.

Court 1 – Jim Doyel & Kim Woody (Sub) of the Byrkit Team competed against Dave Case & Maria Grimm of the Wright Team.  Jim & Kim won the 1st Set 7-6 in a tiebreak.  Dave & Maria won the 2nd Set 6-7 also in a tiebreak.  The 3rd Set Tiebreak was very close, but eventually won by Dave & Maria of the Wright Team.

Court 2 – Mark Sodemann and Janie Ehmig of the Byrkit Team won this court 6-0, 6-4 over Wrignt’s Rusty Woody and Debra London.  There were many lengthy and entertaining points in this match.

Court 3 – Byrkit’s Steve Ferrone (Sub) & Kathy Porcello hosted Wright’s Jack Wright & Riley Woody.  Wright & Woody dominated the 1st Set 3-6.  The 2nd Set was hard fought and eventually won by Ferrone & Porcello 7-6 in a Tiebreaker.  A 3rd Set Tiebreaker followed and was close & lengthy, but eventually won by Jack Wright & Riley Woody.

Court 4 – Mike Cleverdon & Richard Sciarretta (Sub) of the Byrkit Team played against Randy Hooker and Charlie Siegerseth of the Wright Team. Hooker & Siegerseth won the 1st Set 4-6.  Cleverdon & Sciarretta won the 2nd Set 6-4.  Cleverdon & Sciarretta were successful winning the Match in the 3rd Set Tiebreaker.

Each Team won 2 courts making the match a draw.

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3/28/2017:  Team Byrkit (Home) played Team Ferrone:

Perfect evening for Tennis!  Temperature was about 75 degrees sun and light winds.  Many thanks to Deb Sciarretta for subbing on the Byrkit Team as well as Judy Gibbons and Kirk Eidenmuller who subbed on the Ferrone Team

Court 1 – Alex Loyless & Deb Sciarretta of the Byrkit Team were victorious against Scott Levine & Judy Gibbons of the Ferrone Team with scores of 6-3, 6-2.

Court 2 – The Byrkit Team’s Mark Sodemann & Alyce Gaston hosted the Ferrone Team’s Richard Cross & Jane Smith.  The first set was 2-6 in favor of Cross & Smith.  Sodemann & Gaston came back to win the second set 6-3.  The match was decided in a 3rd set Tiebreaker with Ferrone’s Cross & Smith winning the match.

Court 3 – Byrkit’s Bart Brody and Terry Pearcy competed against Ferrone’s Kirk & Barb Eidenmuller.  Bart & Terry won the first set 7-5.  Kirk & Barb won the second set 0-6; and they were also successful winning the match in the 3rd set Tiebreaker.

Court 4 – Jim Doyel & Larry Byrkit of the Byrkit Team hosted Henry Beatty & John Reed of the Ferrone Team.  Doyel & Byrkit won the match at 6-2, 6-1.

Each Team won 2 courts making the match a draw.

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3/23/2017:  Team Wright (Home) played Team Ferrone:

Court 1  (6-3, 6-1):  Deb Sciaretta and David Case played Kim Woody and Richard Cross in a close first match but came out on top (6-3). In the second match Deb/David got the best of Kim/Richard (6-1)

Court 2 (Team Wright Defaulted):  Due to a screw up by Team Wright Captain Team Wright had to default this court.

Court 3 (3-6, 0-6):  Marsha and Steve Standbridge stood off Riley Woody and Jack Wright (3-6, 0-6)

Court 4 (6-1, 6-4):  Dave Gallelli and Charles Sigerseth were able to overcome Henry Beatty and Steve Ferrone (6-1, 6-4)

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3/21/2017:  Rained Out

 

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