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2015 Mixed Mixer Tournament:
March 21, 2015

We had perfect weather, cool temperature with a high cloud cover, on Saturday morning, March 21st for our first Club tournament of the year, the Mixed-Mixer Round Robin. The tournament was well attended with 24 players participating. It was great to meet so many new club players. The tournament consisted of three flights: 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0 where players had changed partners every round. Since the 4.0 flight was heavy with men, they guys were able to play a “gentleman’s” round with women partners, and a “rip it” round consisting of all guys. The balls were flying on court 2! The tennis playing was followed by a delicious, healthy, and splendid Salad Bar luncheon, provided by Kellee Mockabee. The luncheon included grilled chicken, tri-tip and many veggie choices. Howard Watanabe our “grill master” was also busy cooking up juicy hamburgers. Wine, beer, and a variety of desserts were included for the bargain price of $20. Great way to welcome Spring!

Here are the winners:
4.0 Flight: Men's: Robert Pitts
4.0 Flight: Women's: Lynda Zhang
3.5 Flight: Men's: Rodrigo Alonso
3.5 Flight: Women's: Jeanne Killam
3.0 Flight: Men's: Amir Solimani
3.0 Flight: Women's: Rosemary Resta

Thanks to Brian Shiroyama for helping with the set up. Thanks to all the players who helped break down the tents. Our next tournament will take place on May 16th. It will be a Women’s/Men’s Doubles Tourney. Please save the date. Thanks again for your participation in our club tournament.


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Dec. 31, 2014
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Octoberfest Tournament:
Nov. 4, 2014
Octoberfest Tournament

2014 Banquet:
Nov. 4, 2014
2014 MHTC Annual Banquet

6.0 Mixed League Champions 2014:
Sept. 22, 2014
MHTC's 6.0 Mixed Team are the 2014 league Champions. Pictured are Captain Terry Grove, Co-Captain Howard Watanabe, Kevin Vliet, Kathy Serksnis, Paul and Gale Marshall, Debra Grove, Deena Davalos, Marge Credelle, Deborah Baker, and Mike Matsumoto. Congratulations!!!! On to Sectionals!!!!

Hot August Tournament:
Sept. 3, 2014
The Hot August Days mixed doubles tournament was a "smashing" success! We had a huge turn-out with 34 players in 3 divisions and close to 45 people for lunch afterwards. Thanks to all the people who helped especially Natalie Schnetzler, Carol Ferri, Jon Mockabee, Al Cabassa and Tony & Eileen Bontempi. Cold beer, great food and hot tennis, doesn't get any better! The following players won great prizes: 8.0 winners; Lisa and Nick Cabassa, Adolf Sanchez/Diana Doughty Runners up; Kim and George Panos, Earl and Shirley Takenaka, Eric and Robin Nielsen 7.0 winners; William Van Cleave/Shannon Harr Runners up; Chris Draycott/Karissa Watanabe Hope to see you at the next tournament Oct. 11th.

2014 Pro Clinic:
Sept. 3, 2014
Marcus Hughes, Ken Marques, Robin Nielsen, and Luis Ponce

Summer Smash Tournament:
June 30, 2014
It was a beautiful day for tennis! Our Summer Smash Tournament had 20 participants in Women's and Men's Doubles Competition. Women's division winners were Debbie Grove and Lucy Olivares. Two teams tied for Women's Runners Up: Desiree Guy and Kim Panos & Rachael Awbry and Natalie Schnetzler. Men's Division winners were Tony Ko and Patrick McBrearty. Norm Merrit and Bill Van Cleave were the Men's Runners Up. Howard and Julie Watanabe organized a wonderful BBQ afterwards with the help of Terry Grove. Our tournament director, Tony Bontempi, presented trophies for the winners and wine for the runners up. Great tennis, great laughs, and great fun! Hope to see you at the next tournament on August 23, 2014.

Spring Juniors Tournament:
May 13, 2014
It was a great morning of tennis at Community Park on Saturday May 3 when MHTC hosted its semi-annual Juniors Tournament. Despite being a SAT test day, we still had a full contingent of high school and middle school players. There were many returning players, and it was a pleasure to see how much their skills have improved over the past two years. Winners of the round-robin tournament were: Josh Hernandez, Christopher High, Boys Varsity level; Jason Rhoads, Sobrato High, Boys Junior Varsity; Jade Bardrick, Christopher High, Girls Varsity. Runners up: Tom Madruga, Christopher High, Boys Varsity; Brad Schroeck, St. Catherines, Boys Junior Varsity; Jessica Kirschmann, San Benito High, Girls Varsity. Thanks to the school coaches who encouraged their players to participate in the tournament. The teens celebrated with a well-earned pizza party after 3 hours of play.

2014 March Madness Mixed Mixer Tournament:
March 15, 2014
Our first tournament of the year was held on March 15, 2014. This March Madness tournament was a Mixed Mixer with changing of partners, opponents, and courts for every round. There were several new faces among the contestants mixing seamlessly with many veterans. A light breakfast was provided with fruit and bars. After three exciting rounds, the participants and volunteers enjoyed a wonderful salad bar lunch with barbecued meats, vegetables, and other goodies as well as some divine desserts. The winner for the women was Nancy Rhoads with Lisa Cabassa just one point shy of the top spot. The winner for the men was Johnny Sendejo. We had a tie with the men for the runner-up position so there was a 10-point tie breaker played to crown a winner. William Van Cleave and Patrick McBrearty were paired up with the winners from the women's side and a very close set was played. The tandem of McBrearty/Cabassa came out on top. Our winners and runners up received gift certificates to Rosie's on the Beach for their efforts. Congratulations to our winners and all our participants. And a thank you to our volunteers and participants for making it another marvelous Morgan Hill event.

Orange Ball Tournament:
Jan. 13, 2014
An Orange Ball Tournament was hosted by Les Atteberry on December 14, 2013 for our 10 and under tennis players. Pictured with Les are Champion Ashley Peterson 10 years old of Morgan Hill and Runner-up Aubree Tomasetti 9 years old of Gilroy.