The 14s Advanced team from the Racquet Club finished in the top 10 teams at Nationals in Cayce, South Carolina over the weekend. The oldest boy on the Racquet Club team coached by Bryan Nibert is 12, and they won close matches against much older teams from Florida, Southern Cal, and Southern Sections.
Despite being injured, Erica Chen and Victoria Fan were undefeated in matches together. Colten Clark and Robert Cash were undefeated in doubles together. Alexandra Cash and Jack Dabek were undefeated in the deciding matches and pulled 3 matches out against Southern, Florida and Southern Cal. The team overcame an injury to Erica Chen, which gave up 12 games to Florida. Robert Dong rocked a double bagel 6-0 6-0 against the Florida number one. Taylor Sprouse played brilliant second sets pulling out matches and keeping the team close. Robert Cash came from 1-5 down against Southerns to win 7-3 in tiebreaker. Players competed hard each match after losing to Pacific Northwest and Mid-Atlantic.
More info, photos and results are on the Nationals website.
Next weekend, the Racquet Club 18s team will be competing at Nationals.