Varsity Tennis engages North Cross

Dr. Jim Tung

The Tennis team was able to escape yesterday’s mid-afternoon showers to travel to North Cross School in Roanoke, Virginia. A strong NCS team dictated the pace of play throughout the singles ladder except at #6 Singles. Cadet Raines Wall made his varsity singles debut against a steady Nishant Jha. As singles play closed across the hilltop courts, Wall and Jha were still fully engaged with a game score of only 2-3. Eventually the contest would end with Jha victorious 10-5.

In the doubles ladder, Cadets Tyler Aichinger and Zach Gjenasaj were able bring home a 8-2 victory.

Three Tigers will return to North Cross this Saturday, 4/26, for the VIC Singles Tournament. Our final regular season team contests will be next week at Carlisle School (4/29, our second match-up of the season) and Eastern Mennonite School (5/1 in Harrisonburg).

Individual Match Scores:

#1 – Rankin Horsley v Joe Cartledge : 0-10
#2 – Turner Wall v Michael Fleming : 0-10
#3 – Frankie Chang v Miguel Garcia : 0-10
#4 – WeiAn Chen v Zander Theoharis : 1-10
#5 – Daniel Su v Jack Fishwick : 0-10
#6 – Raines Wall v Nishant Jha : 5-10

#1 – Horsley and Chang v Theoharis and Campbell Bloomfield : 1-8
#2 – Chen and Su v Leo Zheng and James Bagliani : 3-8
#3 – Tyler Aichinger and Zachary Gjenasaj v Albert Newberry and Simon Chen : 8-2

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