Tennis: Grantham Prep come out on top while Grantham Ladies defeat Boston

Grantham Prep won the competition, beating National School in the final.

Grantham Prep won the competition, beating National School in the final.

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Grantham Prep won the Grantham schools’ Year 3/4 competition at the Meres.

A total of 15 schools were represented by 90 children whpo played over four consecutive weeks.

Schools in the final included West Grantham Academy A, St Mary’s A, Gonerby Hill Foot, Corgby Glen, Malcolm Sargent A and B, National School, who finished runner-up at Grantham Prep.

Grantham Tenis CLub coach Paul Kennedy commented: The amount of players we have seen has been fantastic. They have shown us some brilliant tennis and it is great to see so many children leaving the event with smiles on their faces.”

Grantham Ladies beat Boston 5-4 with team of Lianne Tapson and Charlotte Palul, Liz Frobrisher and Liz Isles and Mel Bloodworth and Sally Walker.

But the men’s team of Richard Cragg and Paul White, James Drennan and Jonathan Cummins and Simon Corner and Mark Harris went down 7-2 at Louth in their first match of the summer season.