Netters on to states
Milford Indoor Tennis and two sister clubs, Kings Highway Tennis Club, located in Darien, and Shippan Racquet Club, located in Stamford, dominated the Southern CT Junior Team Tennis season this past winter.
Nine of the club’s 16 teams have qualified for the state championships, which will be held from Aug. 7-9 at Conard High School in West Hartford.
The Southern CT Junior Team Tennis season was held from Dec. 9-March 18, with all teams playing a total of eight matches.
Three teams out of Milford Indoor Tennis will take part in the championships this August.
The 12U team (Milford Trojans) took first place in their flight by going undefeated for the season, with 10-year-old Grace Hiza of Milford and nine-year-old Albert Andrew Ilie of Stratford posting 8-0 records.
The 18U team (Milford Dragons) also went undefeated this season and finished in second place, while the 14U team (Milford Huskies) came in second place for their flight with a 6-2 record.
The Shippan Racquet Club’s 10U team (Shippan Tornados) also qualified by finishing in second place for their flight, with nine-year-old Alexis Mackay of Milford going undefeated this season with a 7-0 record.