Youth paddle players earn national rankings

Three Wilton girls attained 2014-15 national rankings in the American Platform Tennis Association (APTA) for this calendar year. Amelia Hughes of Wilton (center), and her partner, Maddy Wilson of New Canaan (not pictured), ended the year with a number-two national ranking for 12-under girls by winning the Connecticut states and getting to the semifinals of the national tournament. Emerson Pattillo (right) and Molly Snow (left), also of Wilton, earned a number-five ranking for 10-under girls. The girls all train at the Lake Club under Viktoria Stoklasova, part of the number-one ranked woman’s team in the country.