North Canterbury Junior Tennis titles decided
Bragging rights and spots in the representative teams went on the line at the North Canterbury Junior Tennis Tournament at weekend.
Over 50 junior players competed n the the singles championships across the four grades at six venues on Saturday.
The titles were claimed by Marcus Leopold (10 boys), Hannah Lawler, (10 girls), Ed Davidson (12 boys), Lauren Whittaker (12 girls), Logan Benson (14 boys), Evie Howe (14 girls), Ethan Hattrill (16 boys) and Mya Williamson (16 girls).
The top four from each age group also earned selection for the first representative fixture against Ellesmere on November 27.
With the titles decided and initial rankings sorted, the open challenge fortnight starts on Tuesday, allowing players the right to challenge for a place in the rep team.
On Sunday, the doubles and mixed doubles were then played at the Rangiora Tennis Club.
Meanwhile in Canterbury Country division 1 interclub, both North Canterbury sides lost on Saturday.
NC Blue narrowly lost to Kirwee Black 7-9 in Kaiapoi while NC White went down to West Melton 4-12.
In North Canterbury Senior B, Southbrook Blue swept Rangiora 8-0 to maintain top spot.