Girls Varsity Tennis · Varsity tennis falls to Walsh in regular season finale

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The Jaguar tennis team closed out the regular season with a 3-2 loss at Walsh Jesuit. The Jags were led by Grace Kamis ’21 who moved into the singles lineup for her final match and came away with a 6-2, 6-4 victory. Delia Guzic ’23/Mary Kate Kahl ’21 won a battle of district qualifiers with a 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 10-8 win at first doubles. The duo won the final five points of the match to rally from an 8-5 deficit late in the third set tiebreaker.

Tyler Schuerlein ’23 stepped into the top singles spot and played well in a 6-2, 6-3 loss to district qualifier Emma Kealy. Shannon Gardner ’22 made her varsity debut and played a great second set in a 6-1, 7-5 loss. Margot Rechin ’23 also made her varsity debut at second doubles with Catherine Mayer ’21. The Jaguars close the regular season at 15-4 and will be back in action on Thursday at the NE Division I District Tourney.

Match Results:

Singles: Kealy (WJ) d. Schuerlein 6-2, 6-3; Kamis (SJA) d. McHale 6-2, 6-4; Hummel (WJ) d. Gardner 6-1, 7-5.

Doubles: Guzic/Kahl (SJA) d. Masteller/Waltz 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 10-8; Gabriel/Fisher (WJ) d. Mayer/Rechin 6-1, 6-1.