A powerful field of more than 100 players participated in the 2017 Delaware County Open Tennis tournament at Delta from July 18-23.
Northeastern HS graduate Grant Esposito, who played this past school year at Olivet Nazarene University, won his second consecutive Men’s A Singles championship. He beat current Ball State University player Jan Jirus from the Czech Republic in the championship, 4-6, 6-4, 10-5. Incoming Ball State University freshmen Khamasi Muhiga and Alec Robillard finished third and fourth, respectively.
The Women’s A Singles champ was Marion HS junior Kayla Dubuque, who defeated Delta junior Ellie Snider 4-6, 7-6, 10-8 in the finals.
Grant Esposito and Alec Robillard won Men’s A Doubles, as they defeated Khamasi Muhiga and Lucas Bolt, an Olivet Nazarene player from Frankton, in the finals, 6-2, 6-2.
Winners of Women’s A Doubles were Burris sophomore Isabelle Behrman and home school senior Bella Roark, who won a round-robin bracket.
The Mixed A Doubles champs were former BSU player Neil Behrman and his daughter, Isabelle, who defeated Marion HS sophomore Noah Lyons and Delta senior Emma Snider in the finals, 6-7, 6-1, 10-3.
There were multiple divisions. Here are the results:
|Men's A Singles||Grant Esposito||Jan Jirus||Riley Worland|
|Men's A Doubles||Grant Esposito / Alec Robillard||Khamasi Muhiga / Lucas Bolt||Alec St. John / Jay Robillard|
|Men's B Singles||Derek Fenwick||Brad Matheny||Mason Knight|
|Men's B Doubles||Brad Matheny / Derek Fenwick||Neil Behrman / Charlie Behrman||Nathan Comp / Chase Mitzelfelt|
|Women's A Singles||Kayla Dubuque||Ellie Snider||Sam Academia|
|Women's A Doubles||Isabelle Behrman / Bella Roark||Maddie Minniear / Sam Academia|
|Women's B Singles||Gwendolyn Clark||Maggie Hunt||Naomi Brewer|
|Women's B Doubles||Shannon Ulrich / Maddie Ulrich||Cindy Franklin / Marianne Vorhees||Joy Wegener / Janet Wegener|
|Mixed A Doubles||Neil Behrman / Isabelle Behrman||Noah Lyons / Emma Snider||David Ellis / Katie Urbansky|
|Mixed B Doubles||Scott Richardson / Shelby Richardson||Jaigen Glaze / Bella Roark||Joey Ulrich / Naomi Brewer|
|Parent-Child B Doubles||Christian Haley / Jonah Haley||Kim Hapner / Matt Hapner||Michael Litt / Matthew Litt|
|Parent-Child C Doubles||Christian Haley / Madelyn Haley||Jen Southerland / Nicki Southerland|