St. James held their annual Smithfield Foods Tennis Tournament this week at St. James High School.

Starting off the tournament on Monday, August 7 was the 15 and under Davis Cup Team tournament. This event is not one of those during this tournament that has a champion or keeps track of who came in what place. Instead it is for the kids to have some fun.

The tournament director Les Zellmann said, “ This event is played in a team jamboree style to help kids grow their games. Several rounds are played. Focus is to play competitively and have fun.” There was six teams that competed which consisted of the following. Team one was Alex Davila, Adan Rodriguez, and coming in third was Lydia King. Team two was Luci Kulseth, Emma Anderson, and Madison Whitney. Team three was Lexi Whitney, Sofia

Solrzano and Maya Kulseth. Team four was Jaelyn Haler, Zech Ciske and Allison Bluedorn. Team five was Gabby Trapero, James Gutierrez and Ellie Ciske. 

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