Friday, August 4, 2017

2017 Pacific Northwest 18 & over Sectionals preview

August is the month for Sectionals in the Pacific Northwest section of the USTA and things get started in a week with the 18 & over division in Spokane the 11th-13th and then 40 & over two weeks later in Portland.

Being from the Seattle area, I like to take a peek at my flight reports to see who the favorites are and what district they are from.  So is is a quick preview with a few observations from the top-8 averages for each team.

2.5 Women

Two flights, a Seattle team leads the way in one flight and a Portland one in the other, the Seattle one favored to win it all.

2.5 Men

Just three teams, a Seattle team is the favorite.

3.0 Women

Two flights, a Seattle team leads the way in one flight and a Portland one in the other, the Seattle one favored to win it all.

3.0 Men

Two flights, a Seattle team favored in each one.

3.5 Women

Two flights, a Portland team leads the way in one, Seattle in the other, but Portland is the overall favorite.

3.5 Men

Two flights, Eastern Washington makes an appearance as the favorite in one, a Portland team in the other, Eastern Washington the overall favorite.

4.0 Women

Two flights, Oregon teams lead the way in both flights, the Southern Oregon team the overall favorite over the Portland one.

4.0 Men

Two flights, Seattle and Portland teams are the favorites, Seattle the overall favorite.

4.5 Women

Two flights, Eastern Washington leads the tougher flight, Seattle the other, Eastern Washington the overall favorite.

4.5 Men

Two flights, Seattle and Portland yet again, Seattle the overall favorite.

5.0+ Women

One flight, Portland and Seattle teams the favorites.

5.0+ Men

Two flights, Southern Oregon and Seattle teams the favorites in the flights, Southern Oregon overall.

There you have it, good luck to all the teams.  Contact me if interested in more details on any flight.