Team Sam leads despite loss in Week 11 of Eunice ladies tennis league play
By Jamie Anfenson-Comeau
Team Sam held onto their impressive lead despite a 10-8 loss to fourth-place Team Richard in Week 11 of Eunice Ladies Tennis League play.
On Court On, Nisha Sam and Felicia Allen of Team Sam won a 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 split set against Team Richard’s Tina Duplechin and Ellen Myers.
Also scoring a win for Team Sam, Cindy Turk and Ann Latiolais won a 6-2, 0-6, 6-4 split set against Sheila Rheams and Janice Brignac of Team Richard on Court Two.
On Court Three, Myra Miller and Doreen Miller scored a victory for Team Richard with a 6-2, 7-5 win over Team Sam’s Liz Ortego and Margaret Young.
Shelly Miller and Lynn Maybry also scored a win for Team Richard, defeating Team Sam’s Joan McManus and Lonell White 6-1, 6-4.
In the other action of the week, Team Tupper moved up into third place after a 12-5 win over Team Manuel.
On Court One, Team Tupper’s Ann Roberts and Brenda Fontenot won a 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 split set victory over Robin Bellard and Jeanine Kibodeaux of Team Manuel.
Scoring Team Manuel’s sole win, Paula Frugé and Kay Dietz defeated Team Tupper’s Germaine Courville and Laricia Poullard 6-0, 6-0 on Court Two.
Team Manuel forfeited Court Three, giving Team Tupper the win.
On Court Four, Team Tupper’s Jean Higginbotham and Joann DeRouen defeated team captain Cheryl Manuel and Ching Wasmuth 6-2, 7-6.
Week 11 Box Scores:
Team: Old Total: New Total:
Sam 109 117
Manuel 86 91
Tupper 71 83
Richard 72 82