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Starting off the season with the Smoky Hill Invitational tournament, the girls’ tennis team has begun the year with high spirits. “I’m really excited,” junior Esther Lee said. “I’m looking forward to hopefully winning some matches [this year].” The team placed 2nd at the tournament, finishing as a team behind tennispowerhouse Cherry Creek High School. Lee placed first overall during the tournament. She continues to remain hopeful about the future of her season and possibly making into the playoffs. “My chances [for going to post season] have gotten better because I’m ranked number 2 on the team,” Lee said. Currently, the team holds a 0-1 record after a defeat against George Washington High School on March 22. On March 24, the girls’ beat Hinkley High School 5 matches to 2. Their next matches are on April 12 against Arapahoe High School and and April 14 against Mullen High School. tyler blair
Coaching: Coach Jeremy Williams advises junior Fendi Chung about her return during practice.
Team: The team prepares to begin match against George Washington High School. Hitting: Senior Sara Fassione returns a serve during practice. .
Smoky Hill High school Newspaper, Issue 5, 2011.