Girls Tennis Recap


Juniors Katie Mrkvicka and Mehreen Usman warm up before a match.

Junior varsity won first place at the Pembroke JV Tournament on September 24.   Sydnee Paisner was first in 1st Singles, Bridget Brown/Margaret Hubble were first in 1st Doubles, Millie Womble was second in 2nd Singles, and Becca Bush/Mira Bhagat were second in 2nd Doubles.  At JV EKLs Mehreen Usman/Emerson Hamer won first place in 1st Doubles, Katie Mrkvicka/Zoe Rudman placed second in 2nd Doubles, Spandana Koduri was fourth place in 2nd Doubles, and Estelle Lu was fifth in 1st Singles.

Varsity won first place at the Wichita Collegiate Tournament.  Karen Yan took fourth place, Lauren O’Brien took ninth place in Singles.  In Doubles, Joanna Blackford/Athena Tran finished in fourth place and Sayde Hendler/Evelyn Chang placed ninth.

At Regionals on October 11, all six varsity players qualified for State.  Yan and O’Brien placed 5th and 6th in singles and Blackford/Tran and Hendler/Chang placed 5th and 6th in doubles respectively.