2016 Palmetto Championships

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Volunteers prepare to serve Chick-fil-A at the Welcome Block Party Friday night

Jon Holmes, owner/operator of Chick-fil-A of Anderson addresses the crowd at the Welcome Block Party Friday night.

18U players participating in their final Palmetto Championships were presented with a gift by Chick-fil-A of Anderson and the tournament

Kai Nitsche of Dunlop presents the 2016 Dunlop Scholarship

Kai Nitsche with 2016 Dunlop Scholarship recipient Jeffrey Dayton of Murrell's Inlet. Jeffrey will attend Anderson University in the fall.

Long time tournament volunteers Hack Clinkscales and Roy Mac Haggard

Former USTA South Carolina and USTA Southern presidents Rex Maynard, Lucy Garvin and Jack Mills. Garvin also served as president of the USTA.

Tennis courts and the Standpipe, two images synonymous with Belton.

Bella Payne of Taylors, a finalist in the Girl's 10U Singles.

Bella Payne congratulates Breeze Simon on her 10U singles title.

Breeze Simon won the Girl's 10U singles title.

10U singles champion Gibson Goodroe of Myrtle Beach.

Elizabeth Phillips of Chick-fil-A of Anderson presents 10U singles winner Gibson Goodroe with his champions' towel.

18U Girl's Doubles finalist played into the night and shake hand following their match.

18U Girl's doubles champions Samantha Calais and Madlina Man with finalists Lauren Joch and Jenna Vroman.

Some of over 30 certified USTA officials who worked the 2016 tournament

Chair umpires working championship matches at the Belton Tennis Center on the final day

Chair umpire Barbara Cochrane gives prematch instructions to 14U finalist Ashe Ray and Christopher Johns.

Ashe Ray of Spartanburg won the Boy's 14U singles championship, his second Palmetto singles title.

16U Boy's doubles champions Luke McClelland and Chad Nash and finalists Kerim Hyatt and Reilly Wilson.

Activity around the Gazebo, tournament headquarters at the Belton Tennis Center.

Boy's 10U doubles champions Logan Tomovski and Trevor Novotny and finalists Addison Gordon and David Raynor.

18U singles finalists receive roses before their championship match.

18U Girls singles finalist Elise Mills of Prosperity.

Lauren Joch of Irmo won the Girl's 18U singles, her third straight Palmetto singles title.

Omar Williams of Spartanburg, a finalist in the Boy's 18U singles and the recipient of the Malloy Evans Memorial Sportsmanship Awad.

Spencer Brown of Spartanburg won the Boy's 18U singles championship, his 7th Palmetto singles title. Omar Williams, also of Spartanburg was the finalist and recipient of the Malloy Evans Memorial Sportsmanship Award.

Robin Alston was a finalist in the both the Girl's 14U singles and doubles.

16U Girl's singles champion Sayday Hernandez of Hilton Head Island.

12U singles champion Ian Rasheed of Mt. Pleasant and finalist Nikhil Kulkami of Simpsonville. Rasheed also received the Matthew Strange Memorial Sportsmanship Award.

16u Girl's singles champion Sayday Hernandez of Hilton Head Island and finalist Robin Alston of Rock Hill.

16U Girl's singles champion Anna Letto.

Family and friends celebrate 2 Palmetto singles titles!

Annie Jennings of Greenville received the Kimberly Hampton Memorial Sportsmanship Award.

Ian Rasheed of Mt. Pleasant received the Matthew Strange Memorial Sportsmanship Award.

Omar Williams of Spartanburg, Malloy Evans Memorial Sportsmanship Award recipient

Doubles competition at the Belton Tennis Center.