2nd Leg Of Delmarva Tennis Tournament Complete

OCEAN CITY- The second leg of the Delmarva High School Tournament was played last weekend at the Ocean City Tennis Center with juniors from 11 area high schools battling for points in the second Grand Prix event of the year.

In the boys’ Gold Flight, Stephen Lemerand of Bohemia Manor and Luke Murphy of Bennett each scored 39 points to share the lead in the Gold Flight. Richie Wright of Salisbury School was a close second with 32 points, while Bennett’s Brock Frosythe with 31 points.

In the boys’ Silver Flight, Zach Bugas of Bennett went 3-0 in tournament play to take first place. Stephen Decatur’s Jonathan Petito was second with 32 points and Hunter Esham of Bennett finished third with 18 points.

In the girls’ Gold Flight, North Dorchester swept the top spots with Kayla Allen, Karlie Allen, Kathryn Allen and Maggie Ross each finishing with 39 points. North Dorchester’s Rebecca Faulkner also enjoyed a two-win day.

In the girls’ Silver Flight, Kaitlyn Doetsch of Colonel Richardson, Sarah Morris of Saints Peter and Paul, and Katie Ann Schisler of Saints Peter and Paul each went 3-0 to share first place. LeAnn McDowell of Pocomoke finished with 23 points, while Eun Ha Yim of Bennett finished with 20 points.

With only one tournament remaining, Lemerand leads the boys’ Gold Flight, while Petito leads the Silver Flight. The girls’ Golf Flight is led by Kayla Allen and Kathryn Allen, while Doetsch leads the Silver Flight. The third leg of the Delmarva High School Championships will be held at the Ocean City Tennis Center on August 7.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.