Courtesy Photo Kourtnee Hayes, Sr. GCHS, Lady Cougar Tennis, Top Point CKTS, parents are Steve and Tammy Hayes.

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Kourtnee Hayes, Sr. GCHS, Lady Cougar Tennis, Top Point CKTS, parents are Steve and Tammy Hayes.

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Local tennis players are top point rankings on Central Kentucky Tennis Tournament Tour. Eight Tournaments are played geographically around the state.

Kourtnee Hayes earned awards for playing in all eight tournaments and top points performance for the 18 and under division. She is a senior at GCHS and a member of the GCHS Lady Cougar Tennis Program. Her growth and maturity has come from willingness and belief that competition helps to make a complete player. Playing USTA and CKTS tournaments means desire and dedication.

Owen Brown, a 7th grader at GCMS is an aspiring young tennis player that has played on tournament tour to gain specific strategies to improve -- so much learning occurs playing matches -- the tournament environment leads to learning the tournament culture. Owen won top performance points for the 12 and under division.

Maxton Cummings, a 9th grader at GCHS earned a 2nd point place for performance in the 15 and under division. He has played on the CKTS tour for the past two seasons. Maxton has demonstrated growth as an individual and player by his experiences on the court during the off season from GCHS regular season schedule.

Bailey Richardson, a 9th grader at GCHS is a young player who is transforming into a tennis player. Her growth comes from CKTS off season play. Bailey earned the 15 and under 2nd place point performance.

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Kourtnee Hayes, Sr. GCHS, Lady Cougar Tennis, Top Point CKTS, parents are Steve and Tammy Hayes.

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Owen Brown, 7th grade, Cougar Tennis, parents are Chris and Amanda Brown.