Fortson wins again

October 27, 2011 

Joseph Hemry swept Greg Bidwell 6-0, 6-0 Thursday in a quarterfinal match of the men's 3.5 singles division at the Alaska State Tennis Championships at The Alaska Club North.

On Wednesday, Leah Fortson's winning ways continued in the women's open singles division.

Fortson won her third match in as many days, a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Cathy Stone. Mallery Cox also earned a straight-sets victory in the women's open division.

Alaska State Tennis Championships

At The Alaska Club North

Thursday's results

Men's Open singles -- quarterfinals: W. Williams d. W. Cotton 6-2, 6-1. Men's 3.5 singles -- quarterfinals: Joseph Hemry d. Greg Bidwell 6-0, 6-0. Men's Open doubles -- round robin: Aaron Haines/Jayden Hodgson d. Brad Luczkow/Jody Wolfe 6-4, 6-3. Men's 4.0 doubles -- quarterfinals: Ed Hendrickson/Gary Randall d. Alex Elson/Robert Miller 6-2, 7-6; Eli Neslund/Ryan Roys d. Mike Kreger/Jesse Kreger 6-3, 6-4. Men's 3.5 doubles -- semifinals: Chris Owens/Zach Vincent d. Ronielo David/Krisada Meephothong 6-1, 6-2. Women's 4.0 singles -- quarterfinals: Christine Hemry d. Christy Fagerstrom 6-4, 7-6. Women's Open doubles -- semifinals: Mallory Cox/Whitney Williams d. Mary Logan/Shelly Marino 6-1, 6-4; quarterfinals: Lauren Drake/Ave Lekander d. Nura Abdulhalim/Aracelis Bell 5-7, 6-4, 1-0. Mixed Open Doubles -- round robin: Paul Hemry/Bonnie Hemry d. Christian Dougherty/Leah Fortson 6-1, 6-4. Mixed 4.0 doubles -- quarterfinals: Megan Benedict/Paul Wilcox d. Marcia Howell/Scott Kohlhass 6-1, 6-1.

Wednesday's results

Men's Open Doubles -- J. Hodgson/A.Haines d. W. Williams/P. Hemry 6-3, 3-6, 1-0; W. Williams/P. Hmery d. A. Clendaniel/N.Carr 6-2, 7-5. Men's 4.0 singles -- Todd Godsby d. Joseph Hemry 6-4, 6-1; Curtis Nelson d. Geoffry Vickers 7-5, 6-0; Eli Neslund d. David Griffin 6-3, 6-0. Men's 50 doubles -- C. Danian/W Schumacher d. W. Bittner/G. Randall 6-3, 7-6. Women's Open Singles -- Mallery Cox d. Lauren Drake 6-3, 6-4; Leah Fortson d. Cathy Stone 6-1, 6-3. Women's 4.0 doubles --Trena Rairdon/Stephanie William d. Ginger Spohr/Susan Atzman 6-4, 7-5. Mixed 3.5 doubles -- Ginger Sphor/Zach Vincent d. Joseph Hemry/Christine Hemry 6-2, 6-2.

Tuesday's results

Men's 4.0 doubles -- E. Neslud/R. Roys d. B. Larson/P. Walgren 7-5, 6-3; K. Davis/E. Lewis d. J. Gutsch/B. Claman 7-5, 7-5. Men's 3.5 doubles -- J. Hemry/E. Neslund d. A. Elson/R. Miller 6-4, 5-7, 1-0. Men's 50 singles -- J. Fuller d. J. Kaplan 6-2, 6-0. Women's Open singles -- Whitney Williams d. Adrienne Fox, 6-0, 6-1. Cathy Stone d. Suzanne Fairbanks 6-1, 6-3; Leah Fortson d. Bonnie Hemry 2-6, 7-5, 1-0. Women's 4.0 Doubles -- B. Hemry/C. Hemry d. M. Meyers/A. Poole 6-4, 7-6.

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