BOYS: Singles: 18s: No.6 seeded Chase Perez-Blanco of Miami advanced to a semifinal. He needed to win two matches because of the rain-delayed schedule, defeating No.15 Elio Livi of Port St. Lucie in three sets before easing past No.12 Jake Stefanik of Coral Springs. Perez-Blanco was a Boys’ 14 state doubles champion last year.
In a semifinal, Perez-Blanco defeated No.8 Stephen Watson of Orlando 6-4, 6-2.
16s: No.2 seeded Alfredo Perez of Coral Gables came from a set down to defeat No.8 Reilly Opelka of Palm Coast 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 to reach the semifinals. Perez is the defending Boys’ 16 singles champion. Also advancing was No.3 Alexander Knight of Miami Shores, a 6-3, 6-0 winner over No.7 Zachary Bessett of Bradenton.
In the semifinals, No.1 seeded Chase Colton topped Knight 6-4, 7-5, and Perez defeated No.5 Stephen Madonia of Lakeland 6-3, 6-1.
14s: No.1 seeded Alexander del Corral of Doral beat No.9 Jordan Skalet of Miami Beach 6-0, 6-3 in a quarterfinal.
In a semifinal, No.8 seeded Davis Carvalho of Coral Springs upset del Corral 7-5, 6-2.
12s: In a quarterfinal, No.4 seeded and former boys’ 10s champ Harrison Gold of Aventura edged No.8 Daniel Martens of Miami 6-2, 2-6, 6-4.
In the semifinals, No.1 seeded Anuj Watane of Orlando won 7-6 (9-7), 6-2 over No.3 Samuel Rubell of Miami, and No.2 seeded Matthew Fung of Miami moved into the final when Gold retired in the second set trailing 6-2, 5-1 with illness.
GIRLS: Singles: 14s: No.4 seeded Kariann Pierre-Louis of Miami beat No.12 Daniela Bellini of Tierra Verde and then No.8 Sophia Edwards of Sarasota to reach the semifinals.
In a semifinal, No.5 seeded Amanda Meyer of Hypoluxo upset Pierre-Louis 6-3, 6-1.
12s: No.7 seeded Zoe Hitt of Miami was a 6-2, 6-4 winner over No.3 Elena Weaver of Pace in a quarterfinal.
In a semifinal, Hitt rolled past No.2 Imani Graham of St. Johns 6-0, 6-1.
• Historically the highest-quality USTA Section tournament in the country, the USTA Florida Section junior championships launched the careers of future No.1s Chris Evert, Jennifer Capriati, Jim Courier and Andy Roddick among other ATP and WTA tour players over the years.
The High Class Hooker team captured three dolphin (mahi-mahi) whose aggregate weight totaled 76.7 pounds to win the 12th annual Yamaha Dolphin Masters Invitational in Key West.
Guided by Key West’s Captain Gene Chrzanowski and assisted by mate Cullen Gage, the winning team consisted of Key West residents Andrew Jarosz, Kristen Floyd, Jessica Forsythe, Robert Neese, Tyler Nau and Sarah Warfield.
The team’s dolphin weighed 40.3 pounds, 21.3 pounds and 15.1 pounds.
Runner-up was Bait Stealer, captained by Dolphin Masters veteran Dale Bittner, with three fish totaling 71.1 pounds. Anglers were Jim Waterman of Key Largo and his daughter, Caroline Waterman.
The Bent Rod team of Key West, consisting of anglers Mike Gallagher, Dennis Brannegan, Mike Appleton and Joe Merritt, with Captain Rob Nevius at the helm, placed third The team logged three weight fish that totaled 63.8 pounds.
The tournament drew 85 participants fishing on 17 boats.
Rand Holstead of Houston released 13 tarpon to become the overall champion at the 39th annual Don Hawley Invitational Tarpon Tournament in Islamorada.
Holstead fished with Captain Brian Helms of Islamorada over the five-day fly-fishing challenge, a true test of patience and endurance on the water.