Penguin 2019 Winners

Delta Tennis players won or contributed to the championships in 12 of the 22 divisions in the 18th annual Penguin Classic tennis tournament, which concluded Friday, June 28 at the DHS courts.

Delta Middle School eighth-graders Dalton Royal and Nicki Southerland each won two titles. They teamed to win 14-under mixed doubles, and Dalton also won boys’ 13-under singles while Nicki won girls’ 14-16 doubles with partner Gabby Knight, a Delta Middle School eighth grader.

Delta HS senior Mason Knight won 17-19 boys’ doubles with Burris freshman Charlie Behrman. Knight also won 15-19 mixed doubles with Burris senior Isabelle Behrman.

Delta Middle School sixth-grader JJ Lynch and Royerton fifth-grader Tyce Dishman won 13-under boys’ doubles.

Delta sophomore Gwendolyn Clark won 14-16 girls’ singles.

Delta graduate Alec Robillard teamed with Grant Esposito to win Men’s A Doubles.

Delta coach Tim Cleland won 40-over singles.

Delta senior Daniel Vencel won Men’s B Singles.

Delta juniors Abby Bamidele and Sara Cardemon won Women’s B Doubles.

Delta sophomore Madelyn Haley teamed with her father, Christian Haley, to win Mixed B Doubles.

The biggest winner overall in the tournament was the Behrman family. Isabelle Behrman, a senior at Burris, won four titles: 17-19 girls’ singles, girls 17-19 doubles, 15-19 mixed doubles, and women’s A doubles. Her brother Charlie, a freshman at Burris, won 17-19 boys’ singles and 17-19 boys’ doubles.

DivisionWinnerRunner-UpConsolation Winner
Coed 13-Under SinglesTyce DishmanLuke AtkinsonCarter Denton
Boys 13-Under DoublesJohn Atkinson / Kaden CristLuke Atkinson / Tyce Dishman
Boys 14-16 SinglesTrent AlfreyDalton RoyalMicah Bryant
Boys 14-16 DoublesColin McCrady / Caleb HewittAaron Hartley / Braylon CornwellCorbin Windsor / Kam Swoboda
Girls 14-16 SinglesGabby KnightIva WitterAva Marroni
Girls 14-16 DoublesKelsey Vest / Gabby KnightKatie Manor / Rowan HindsJenna Tuck / Rylee Webb
Boys 17-19 SinglesAdam AltobellaCarson KitchenOwen Vest
Boys 17-19 DoublesWalker Boyle / Dalton RoyalJames Harris / Trent AlfreyAidan Landis / Riley Bratton
Girls 17-19 SinglesMadelyn Haley, Katie Alexander, Eden Richey (all 1-1 record in round robin)
Girls 17-19 DoublesJanet Wegener / Gabby KnightMaggie Hunt / Madelyn Haley
Mixed 14-UnderMicah Bryant / Ava MarroniKody Vest / Katie ManorOwen Cupp / Kelsey Vest
Mixed 15-19Jack Fauser / Maggie HuntDalton Royal / Gabby KnightOwen Vest / Gwendolyn Clark
Men's A SinglesAlec RobillardTannon DishmanAdam Altobella
A-1 DoublesTate Dishman / Alec RobillardPeter Kitchen / Carson KitchenTim Cleland / Tannon Dishman
A-2 DoublesJack Fauser / Maggie HuntDalton Royal / Gabby KnightGil Amaral / Langdon Roark