Rocklin tennis to host Placer Food Bank benefit

Doubles tournament Nov. 28
By: Staff Report
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The Rocklin Thunder girls tennis CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I championship team, spearheaded by team captain Talia Panadero and her teammates, will host a charity tennis event Nov. 28 to benefit the Placer Food Bank.

The event is presented as a fun-raiser doubles event. The indicated time is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the donation fee is $15.

The registration page is at https://rhsfeedsplacer/registration. Please mail confirmation and donation (checks made out to Rocklin High School) to:

RHS Serves To Feed Placer

C/O Panadero

P.O Box 1956 Rocklin, CA


Separate donations also accepted from non-players willing to help.

Rocklin tennis head coach Dale Eckenburg has joined Panadero in organizing the event to be held at Rocklin High School. There will be snacks, tennis balls, prizes and trophies.

Players are encouraged to sign up as partners, but partners will be provided for those who sign up as singles.

The play is casual and each team is guaranteed at least three matches. The tournament is open and players from Lincoln, Whitney and Rocklin, as well as members of Lincoln and Rocklin Tennis Association (LARTA) and Antelope Community Tennis Association (ACTA) are encouraged to participate.

“Let us all give back to our community,” Tanadero said.

Tanadero, Kabir Chitre, Kaylee Oropallo and Laura Maranta are the event’s Thunder representatives.