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Russell Tennis Club Shines in July

Russell Tennis Club Members in Newton 7-30-14Five members of the Russell Tennis Club recently traveled to Newton to compete in its annual Junior Tennis Open.

Taelyr Blehm and Carolyn Patrick took second in Girls 18 Doubles. Allysa Basgall and Bailey Dollison placed third in Girls 18 Doubles. Taelyr Blehm finished fifth in Girls 16 Singles. Jayden Braun placed fourth in Boys 14 Singles.

Participants from all over the state entered this Junior Tennis Competition.

The Russell Tennis Club is open to all youth in Russell County from ages 6th-12th grade interested in learning how to play tennis.

Blehm at Sunflower Games 7-30-14Blehm also recently competed in the 25th Sunflower State Games in Topeka. The RHS sophomore took sixth place in the Girls 16 Singles Division tennis event.

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