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Young tennis players qualify for state

THE UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION (USTA) Bainbridge Southwest Georgia Junior Team Tennis Champion 10-year-old and under Division team is ready for state tournament play. From left, front; Hayden Lusk, Weston Powell, Brent Miller and Cole Pollock, back; Jade Stacey, coach Ezra Lusk, Gracie Surratt, Mkey Harrell, Sydnee Burke, Chloe Enfinger and captain Cristi Surratt.

Bainbridge Leisure Services’ 10-year-old and under beginner division Southwest Georgia Junior Team champions have qualified for state.

They will be playing next weekend, Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31 at the state tournament in Macon, Ga.

They earned the right to advance to state with strong performances at three United States Tennis Association Southwest Georgia Junior Team Tournaments.

The tournaments were in Moultrie, Ga., Camilla, Ga., and at the Bill Reynolds Tennis Center here in Bainbridge.

The team is coached by Ezra Lusk and captained by Cristi Surratt.

Team members include Hayden Lusk, Gracie Surratt, Brent Miller, Cole Pollock and Weston Powell,

Also on the team are Jade Stacey, Mikey Harrell, Sydnee Burke and Chloe Enfinger.