Teams from Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston came away winners after the 2017 Tri-Level Sectionals in Kingwood.
Men’s 4.0 & Under Champions – Dallas
Dallas went 5-0 on the weekend, taking home the crown as Men’s 4.0 & under champions. Dallas defeated Amarillo in the first match on Friday, which proved to be the deciding match as Amarillo finished second at 4-1.
Dallas is captained by Keith Clark and includes players Vikas Thorat, Jeffrey Yarbrough, Craig Markley, Timothy Mickey, Shagit Thakkar, Dean McSherry, William Kaiser, Daniel Jentz, Marcos Garcia and Mike Pearson.
Men’s 4.0 & Under Full Results
Ladies 4.0 & Under Champions – Houston
Drama Queens out of Houston won a tightly contested Ladies 4.0 & Under division, defeating San Antonio 2-1 in the finals. Houston won 2-1 earlier that morning, taking down Dallas before the finals.
Houston is captained by Irma Peterson and co-captained by Lillian Sherman. Their roster features Lori Hamel, Annie Clara Jenkins, Yolanda Sadberry, Jacqueline McGilbray, Delsey Steward, Amy Felan, Brenda North, Shanee Bryan, Lydia Curtis, Janis Doan and Sherri-Ann Carroll.
4.0 & Under Ladies Full Results
Men’s 4.5 Champions – NOHO
NOHO won the Men’s 4.5 division, beating SETX 3-0 in the finals on Sunday. NOHO shared the same record as Dallas in flight play with a 3-1 team score and a 9-3 individual score, but won the head-to-head match 2-1 on Saturday morning.
Woodlands-Freeman/Spearman are captained by Jason B. Freeman with co-captain Michael Spearman. The team consists of Greg Wiley, Eric Schultz, Soong Hay Tam, Arata Yamaguchi, Michael Tran, Bethuel Gabriel, Conor Holton-Burke, Robert Dornbos, James Robinson, Robert Rizarri, Alexander Huffman, Robert Klein, Tunjie Chang, Tung Tran, Richard Patton, Ivan Muller-Sierra, Michael Clayborne and Red Benzon.
Men's 4.5 Full Results
Ladies 4.5 Champions – Fort Worth
Fort Worth took down Houston 2-1 in the finals to earn the Ladies 4.5 championship. Fort Worth never made it easy on themselves but got the job done, winning 2-1 in the semifinals against Dallas and going 2-1 in flight play, making it to the semis as the only team not to go undefeated in flight play.
Team Demel is captained by its namesake Bea Demel and sports a roster with Kelly Pearson, Laura Pyle, Nycole Vu, Alisa Bennett, Angelique Chan, Mary Zackary, Rebecca Bridges, Roz Erlewein, Sonia Moorthy, Julie Salomon and Kathy Paxton.
Ladies 4.5 Full Results