Chris Angell Summer Classic supports mental health

first_img Latest posts by (see all) Latest Posts ELLSWORTH — Adrian van Dereb of Brooksville defeated Julia Rumney of Venice, Fla., 6-4, 6-4 in a tight match for the girls’ age 18 and under Chris Angell Summer Classic championship on June 27 at the Ellsworth Tennis Center.For the boys’ age 18 and under championship, which was held on June 28, Nathaniel Boechat of Brooklin defeated Frankie Hay of Scotland 6-0, 4-6, 6-2.The tournament is an annual fundraiser for the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Maine — the state’s largest grassroots support, education and advocacy organization committed to the issue of mental illness.Sophia Gabrion, director of public education at NAMI Maine, spoke at a dinner for the players Saturday night about mental illness. NAMI Maine is the recipient of a large federal grant aimed at preventing teenage suicide through education and support.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textIn a tightly contested mixed doubles division, Nathaniel Boechat and Lindsey Nevin of Brooklin beat Aden Byrne of Brooksville and Adrian van Dereb.Sean Flynn of Hancock was the age 14 and under Round Robin division’s high scorer with 24 game wins compared to Brooklin’s Lindsey Nevin’s 16 wins.Principal sponsors of the tournament include Machias Savings Bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, John Edwards Market, Acadia Group Realty, Mortons Moo Ice Cream, Ellsworth Uveitis and Retina Care, Bellview Associates, The Brooklin Inn, Ellsworth Tennis Center and Maine Tennis Foundation.This United States Tennis Association-sanctioned tournament will be held next year on the weekend of June 21.Age 18 and under singles winner Nathaniel Boechat (right) and runner-up Frankie Hays pose together with their awards after the Chris Angell Summer Classic, which was held June 27-28 at the Ellsworth Tennis Center. PHOTO COURTESY OF CHIP ANGELL Donald Trump Jr. to host Holden campaign event – September 18, 2020 Real Estate Transfers Week of Sept. 17 – September 18, 2020 Bio Drive-thru flu shot clinics scheduled – September 18, 2020last_img read more