Results from the Kaua’i Jr. Open

Held from Sept. 2-4 in Lihu’e, the Jr. Open attracted talented players from the

state.

Results of the tournament follow. Spencer Choy cruised through the

boys’ 10-and-under division with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Micah

Jobe.

Top-seeded Austin Nakatsuka won the boys’ 12-and-under 6-2, 6-1 over

Aaron Tada.

Honolulu’s Chris Iwamura battled through a tough draw to get by

Michael Azuma in the boys’ 14-and-under. Lihu’e’s Jordan Kukino

participated.

Kapa’a’s Charles Roessler fought from the fourth-seeded

position to defeat Jonathan Farm in the final of the boys’ 16-and-under

division.

Kesson Yamamoto was the island’s only representative in the

18-and-under division, but it was Ikaika Jobe emerging victorious from the

draw.

In doubles action, Spencer Choy and Brennan Yamamoto won the

10-and-under. Jonathan Farm and Chris Iwamura, both of Honolulu won the

14-and-under doubles. Michael Lim and Mark Ilagan took the 16-and-unders.

Ikaika and Sean Jobe battled for the 18-and-under victory.

The girls also

battled. Their results follow.

Koloa’s own Alex Sirois swept through Sarah

Emerson 6-4, 6-1 in the 12-and-under division.

No local participants were

included in the 14-and-unders, but Honolulu’s Jessica Broadfoot took the title

6-4, 7-5 over Kelly Ann Nakamura.

Lihu’e’s Kareen Konishi fell 6-2, 6-3 to

Honolulu’s Julienne Yamamoto in the 16-and-under division.

Sirois

participated in 14-and-under doubles, but her team could not pull out the win.

Rusti Fuisaki and Crystal Shimbukuro did that.

In 16-and-under doubles, the

Lihu’e team of Konishi and Tiana Lum-Tucker won 6-0, 7-6 (5) over Broadfoot and

Yamamoto. Locals Rena Kido and Amy Surratt also participated.

Kido and

Surratt were able to win 18-and-under doubles 7-6 (5), 6-2 over Julian Shindo

and Kristen Tremaine.

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