JCC USTA Tennis Team Wins League
The Jewish Community Center’s Lobsters men’s tennis team recently won the USTA Houston Southwest Regional 3.5 fall league. Teams in their division were the Sienna Slicers, LLTC Columbia Lakes, Sienna Aces and the HFTC Perfect Storm.
JCC won the first round in the Houston City playoffs defeating the Willow Fork Net Wizards. OnJuly 18, at the Lee LeClear Tennis Center, JCC was narrowly defeated by the Huntwick Hustlers in a 10 point tie breaker in the final match, falling 3-2.
JCC team members are James Cambell, Jules Chin, Darrell Cleboski, Don Cooper, Ben Hurwitz, Larry Landers, Nick Larcombe, David Norris, Ron Oppenheimer, Doug Parker, Justin Sacks and Larry Serota.
As a result of their success in the 2009 season, the USTA has upgraded the following players to level 4: Cambell, Cleboski, Cooper, Landers, Larcombe and Serota.
The JCC Lobsters were also invited to play in the Men’s Little State tournament at Texas A&M.