MIDDLEBURY - Twelve members of the Middlebury Rackettes, a USTA adult
women's 3.5 team that plays out of the Middlebury Racquet Club, advanced to
the New England District Championships, played August 6-8 in Portsmouth, N.H.
The team won two of its three matches in the tournament, taking the
runner-up position in its flight, losing 2-3 to another team from
The first-year team of 19 local players was number one in its flight in
the Southern Connecticut Summer League, with a record of 11 team wins and 3
losses, and the most individual wins, 48, over all teams in the three
southern Connecticut flights.
Judi Platt of Woodbury is captain. The team is coached by tennis pro Val
Stoiana of Southbury.