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Emma Hubbs Classic: Nitz cruises to 18U win

Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:09 a.m. CST

Jack Nitz pulled away and won by a large margin in a highly competitive 18-and-under boys singles division to close out play Tuesday evening during the 24th annual Emma Hubbs Tennis Classic at Page Park in Dixon.

Nitz placed first in the division by winning 38 out of a possible 48 games. Sam Bratt snagged second place with 28 games, barely edging out Michael Gale (27) and KC Knack (27). Gale won the head-to-head against KC Knack. Connor Knack was also in the 20-game range and finished in fifth with 24.

Anna Ivarson had the highest winning percentage player Tuesday, winning 37 out of 40 games in the 15U bracket. Avery Meyer (24) and Audrey Melton (21) rounded out the top three.

Elsewhere, Lucas Healy and Daniel Ferguson teamed to win the 13U boys doubles played in the morning with 28 games, while the pair of Luke Steinke and Andrew Ivarson won 24 games for second place and the duo of Ryan Lawton and Ethan Lasage won 15 games for third.

Holden Longan was the only double-digit game winner in the 11U boys division as he won 12 games. Jameson Ryan was second with six.

In the 11U girls bracket, Riley Baily cruised to a win by nine-game margin in the first bracket of the day. She won with a total of 12 games in the three-girl bracket, while Molly Weinzierl and Carlin Brady each won three games.

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