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Island tennis players earn JET league awards

Nathan Benson, Ian Platou, Adele Parsons and Claire Ducharme participated in this summer’s Junior Eastside Tennis league. Benson won the MICC sportsmanship award, and Platou earned the runner-up trophy for U14 boys singles, while Parsons and Ducharme took first in the U14 girls doubles competition. - Contributed photo
Nathan Benson, Ian Platou, Adele Parsons and Claire Ducharme participated in this summer’s Junior Eastside Tennis league. Benson won the MICC sportsmanship award, and Platou earned the runner-up trophy for U14 boys singles, while Parsons and Ducharme took first in the U14 girls doubles competition.
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Four Mercer Island residents recently earned awards through the Junior Eastside Tennis league. The league, which is comprised of 23 clubs in the area, including the Mercer Island Beach Club and the Mercer Island Country Club, lets kids 6 to 18 play in weekly matches.

Nathan Benson won the MICC Sportsmanship award, Ian Platou earned the runner up trophy for U14 boys singles and Adele Parsons and Claire Ducharme took first place in the U14 girls doubles competition.

The league has over 1,000 participants and has been running since 1978.

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