Dumfries Tennis Club recently hosted the Dumfries & Galloway Junior Tennis Championships. This year saw the biggest entry the competition has ever had with 42 children taking part from Beechgrove Tennis Club in Moffat, Seaforth Tennis Club in Annan and Dumfries Tennis Club. The weather again was kind to the players and spectators as the kids battled it out over 8 events. In the 8s and under mixed event Daniel Palmer (BTC) beat Euan Sharp (DTC) 10-3 in the final with Jacob Holden (DTC) edging past Devon Jones (STC) 14-12 to claim third spot. In the consolation final Ben Rogerson (BTC) beat Erin McCluskey (DTC) 10-3. In the 10s and Under events Rose Brown (BTC) won the round Robin event with Amy McMillin (BTC) finishing 2nd and Tessa Wilson (BTC) finishing 3rd. I the boys event Fergus Reynolds-Lewis (DTC) beat Ben Rogerson (BTC) 4-1 in the final with Flynn Dalgliesh (STC) beating Zac Trotter (DTC) 4-0 to claim third place.
In the girls 12s and 14s event Catie Palmer (BTC) claimed both titles as she beat Grace Johnson (BTC) in the 14s final 4-1,4-0 and she beat both Grace and Mia Jackson (BTC) to secure the 14s title. In the 12s boys Jed Simpson (DTC) beat Brandon Smith (BTC) in the final with Finlay Reynolds-Lewis finishing 3rd. The 14s and 16s boys events were claimed by Cameron Welsh. Cameron beat Ewan McMillin (2nd) and Finlay Johnson (3rd) both BTC, in the 14s event and he beat Robbie Grieve (STC) 7-5, 6-1 in the final of the 16s.