Marquette, Munising claim most crowns at 24th Mickey Johnson Tennis Tournament
MARQUETTE – Marquette and Munising were well represented with champions at the 24th annual Mickey Johnson Tennis Tournament the weekend of June 28-30.
More than 80 boys and girls from around the Upper Peninsula competed.
Marquette and Munising each won a championship when players from those respective cities faced each other in a finale.
Ini the boys 18-under singles, Noah Ackerman of Munising held off Kle King of Marquette, 6-4, 7-5, while at boys 14, Alec Olivier of Marquette whitewashed Cade Contreras of Munising, 6-0, 6-0.
Here are other championship match results, with hometowns where available and championship match scores:
Girls 18 – Maddy Connon def. Brianna Buhl, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2; Girls 16 -Eliza Annelin def. Adele Gendron, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); Girls 14 – (3-way tie for first in round robin), Kelsea Ackerman, Munising, Marissa Ackerman, Munising, Katy Hicks, Kingsford; Boys 16 Blue – Noah Gannon, Marquette, def. Alex Shanks, Kingsford, 6-2, 6-2. Boys 16 Red – Josh Downs, Marquette, def. Brady Hicks, Kingsford, 6-4, 6-3; Boys 12 – Brett Hicks, Kingsford, def. Adam Hyttinen, Westwood, 6-0, 6-3.
Open 18-under – championship: Jacob Schram/Joel Schram, Munising def. Tyson Wade/Alek Shanks, Kingsford, 6-2, 6-1; consolation: Eve Gendron/Kelsey Ackerman, Munising, def. Jordan Musser/Josh Penrose, Ishpeming, 6-4, 6-3. Mixed 18-under – championship: Samantha Fleming/Alec Touchowski, Kingsford, def. Luke Truscott/Alexis Truscott, Iron Mountain, 6-1, 6-3; consolation: Dan Fleming/Maddy Connon, Marquette, def. Alec Olivier, Marquette/Marissa Ackerman, Munising, 7-5, 6-4.