Ladies Tennis District Champions!

April 6, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags:

IMG_3921Our Ladies Tennis team had an exciting 2 days of competition. Starting on Tuesday, April 4 they played singles in the morning and doubles that afternoon, the results of those matches determined which players and teams would play in the semi-finals and finals the following day. Teams received a point for each match won.

Sophomore Alexis Kwasnik played the #1 position and played great for her first match against Boca Christian, she won 6-1, 6-2 and advanced to the semi-final match. She had a very tough match against Sagemont for the semi-finals, resulting in a win for Sagemont.

Senior Cayla Coningsby was seeded #1 for the #2 singles position. She played strong and won her first match against Yeshiva 6-1, 6-0 and advanced to the semi-final match which was against Calvary Christian Academy and won 6-0, 6-1. The next day she played a tough match in the finals against Sagemont and won in a tiebreaker 10-3.

Senior Grace Revier had a great first match for the #3 position with Yeshiva and won 6-1,6-4 and advanced to the semi-final match. She played Calvary Christian Academy in the semi-final match and fought hard for that match as they split sets 2-6, 6-1, Grace pulled it out in the tiebreaker and won 11-9 and advanced to the finals!

Freshman Meghan McCormick played the #4 position (undefeated going into Districts) and had a bye in the first round. She played Sagemont in the semi-final and won 6-0, 6-2, giving us 2 points, and she advanced to the finals match. She had a great match against Posnak. She and the other player split sets, 2-6, 6-4, and unfortunately, Posnak won in the nail-biting tiebreaker 9-11.

Senior Kseniya Konysheva played the #5 position and won by default in the fist round and advanced to the semi-final match. She won her match against Yeshiva 6-3, 6-1!

Doubles #1
Cayla and Alexis were seeded #1 for the #1 doubles team (undefeated going into Districts). They are a very strong team and won their first match against Sheridan Hills 6-1, 6-2. They moved to the semifinals the following day and had some amazing shots and volleys and beat Donna Klein 6-0, 7-5.

Doubles #2
Grace and Meghan played a tough match against Sagemont and were able to make some great shots and won 6-3, 6-4. They moved to the semi-final match against Posnack and had a nailbiting match! Posnack won the first set in a tiebreaker 7-5 and the second set 6-4.

Congratulations Lady Lions District Champions!