Thursday, April 27, 2017
J E B Stuart High School
Wakefield High School
It was a hot and humid day on the tennis courts for today’s match. The Stuart Raiders and Wakefield Warriors battled it out with some exciting point play! The overall score was 9-0 in favor of the Raiders despite some great efforts by the Warriors.
#1 – Grace Kalfatovic played a tough match and sprinted around the court several times before finally running out of steam. (3-10)
#2 – Catherine Chen played a close match full of fantastic gets and powerful serves. She made her opponent work for every point. (6-10)
#3 – Amanda Bloom showed her usual toughness as she kept her game face on for her entire match. She showed her opponent that you can never count her out by coming back from an early 1-4 deficit before finally losing 4-10.
#4 – Joann Chong has been showing great improvement in her recent matches. She demonstrated some fancy footwork as she played some terrific points. (3-10)
#5 – Diana Mercean played like a true champion and stayed within one game of her opponent throughout most of her match. Diana and her opponent played some very long points with great rallies. (6-10)
#6 – Melat Tarekgn faced a tough opponent with some tricky shots. She stayed patient and pulled off some nice points despite her loss. (0-10)
#1 – Today’s #1 doubles team was Diana M. and Catherine C. They attacked the ball and played some fast-paced and fancy points. (2-8)
#2 – Today’s #2 doubles team was Amanda B. and Joann C. They took on a pair of sisters and were unable to break through the sibling connection of the Raider duo. (3-8)
#3 – Today’s #3 doubles team was Lesley Bustos and Aisha Sheikheldin. The two stepped into the line-up at the last minute and bravely stepped up to the challenge. They tried out some different strategies and played some interesting points! (2-8)