Tarka pair in national finals

Joseph Bulmer

TARKA Tennis players Lucy Gill and Matthew Morrish represented Devon in the National County Cup finals held in Bolton. Sixteen counties qualified for the finals through regional events. Devon girls finished runners-up, losing a close final to Kent 1-3.

TARKA Tennis players Lucy Gill and Matthew Morrish represented Devon in the National County Cup finals held in Bolton.

Sixteen counties qualified for the finals through regional events.

Devon girls finished runners-up, losing a close final to Kent 1-3.

The boys finished sixth after losing a tight first round match to eventual runners up Surrey.

Captain of the boys team Chris Gill said: "Overall Lucy and Matt performed very well, winning two crucial singles each against good opponents from around the country."

Tarka's Daisy Meadowcroft and Emma Featherstone have also been selected to represent Devon in the U9 girls County Cup event.

Eight Tarka players have now been slected to play for their county in cup events this year.

"Being as their are only four players in a team, this is great for Tarka, as we keep striving to develop more and more good players," said Chris.

Sport