Several area players finished with titles or runner-up finishes in the United States Tennis Association Missouri Valley NTRP Outdoor Sectional Championships earlier this month.

Several area players finished with titles or runner-up finishes in the United States Tennis Association Missouri Valley NTRP Outdoor Sectional Championships earlier this month.
In the NTRP (National Tennis Rating Program) Combined Mixed 8.0 Doubles final, Cyndi Penyock of Independence and Dave Moore of Raytown combined for a 3-6, 7-5, 10-6 win over Kayron Anderson of Kansas City, Kan., and Kenneth Dozier of Kansas City, Mo.
In the NTRP Men’s 4.0 Doubles final, David Phillips of Independence teamed with J. Michael Maloy of Smithville to win 6-0, 6-1 over Mitchell Bennett and Joseph Rishmany of Overland Park, Kan.
In the NTRP Men’s 3.0 Doubles final, Doug Kalvelage of Independence combined with Roy Haler of Lone Jack to beat Greg Summers and Prashant Vemireddy of Overland Park, 6-2, 6-1.
Megan Clark of Independence took second place in the  NTRP Women’s 4.0 Singles championship, falling 4-6, 7-5, 10-6 to Kimberly McDuffie of Shawnee, Kan., in the final.
In the NTRP Women’s 3.5 Doubles championship, Christy Leslie of Grain Valley and Lara Maple of Blue Springs took second, losing 3-6, 7-5, 10-6 to Kathryn Johnson and Kathy Loepp of Kansas City in the final.