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Adam Walter makes a racket on the tennis courts

Adam Walter practices his swing before a match against Issaquah on Oct. 3. Photo by Priya Annapureddy

Eli Shafer, Reporter

October 25, 2019

As the boys tennis season comes to an end, junior Adam Walter is the top player on the boys team. Walter’s experience playing tennis began early. “I’ve been playing [tennis] pretty much all my life. [I started] when I was two, with my dad,” Walter said. With a ranking that puts him in the ...

Boys varsity tennis advance to district playoffs

From left to right, district players senior Gavin Wright, sophomore Adam Walter, senior Oliver Wolff, senior Brian Xie, junior Matt Cummings, sophomore Mustafa Khan, senior Edward Xin and freshman Roman Mar celebrated the end of the season with the rest of the team and their parents at the awards ceremony and banquet on Oct. 26. Not pictured is freshman Sreeman Mandapati.

Shannon Hong, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2018

The boys varsity tennis team had a strong season, ending with a 7-2 win-loss record and finishing second place in the conference behind Newport High School. Their performance qualified them for the district playoffs, where they sent nine of their top players to compete and made it to the third round....

Boys tennis racks up wins on the court

Senior James Peng practices his swing.

Megan Munson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2017

Boasting a 7-4 win-loss record, the boys tennis team finished its season strong after its last game on Oct. 5. Senior captain James Peng said that throughout the season, team members continually impressed him with their focus and composure. “I was really surprised by our younger players this y...

Student athletes work hard to play hard

Hansen takes a break from a long tennis practice. Hansen was the first singles player on boys’ tennis this year.

Julian Willnow and Kyra Bilgic

December 1, 2015

Checking the time, senior Tobin Hansen realizes that if he wants to make band roll call on time he has to win his tennis match in under two hours. With the weight of his chaotic schedule resting on his shoulders, he prepares himself for a difficult match. It is moments like this that contribute to the...

Tennis perseveres in a stacked division

Tennis perseveres in a stacked division

Joey Matsuzawa, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015

Despite being in one of the most competitive divisions in the state, KingCo 4A, the tennis team’s strong mental game and depth of skill has kept them alive throughout the season. For the last three years, players from the KingCo 4A division have taken two of the top three spots in singles and doubles...

This month in sports: Boys Tennis

Junior Andrew Szot strikes a quick pose before he serves the ball in his tennis match

Jerrod Burright, Reporter

November 6, 2014

As the frigid air sets in and winter draws closer, the tennis team reflects over what they have accomplished. Even though the team has shared many experiences, the inevitable closing of the season is something senior Jared Weigler describes as “pretty sad” and “bittersweet” because he will mis...

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