Courting tennis glory
George Lea and Evelina Zanotto of Kamloops fared well at the Pacific Northwest Sectionals (PNS), a tennis tournament held in Yakima, Wash., on Labor Day weekend.
Lea edged top-seeded Roger North of Portland, Oreg., 7-5, 7-5, in the men’s over-65 singles division.
He has won over-35, 45, 55 and 65 titles at the PNS.
Lea dedicated the win to fellow Kamloopsians Marion York and Jim Davis, both of whom are fighting cancer.
Zanotto lost 6-1, 6-2, to Dawn Degrasse of Yakima in the final of the women’s over-35 division.
The PNS features players from Oregon, Washington state and B.C.