Girls’ tennis earns first preseason victory against Poly

By Isabella Tsai
Staff Writer

Photos by Kevin Huang
Staff Photographer

The girls’ varsity tennis team won their first game of the year 12-6 against the Polytechnic Panthers on Thursday, September 1 at Polytechnic High School. This win followed the team’s loss against the Burbank Bulldogs on Tuesday, evening their record to 1-1.

Senior Ashley Huang and junior Sophia Tomasevic won their first two sets, but lost their last match 2-6. Senior Anya Nicolaides and junior Molly Round won all three sets, as well as senior Jessica Chang and freshman Sheila Li, who won with scores of 6-1, 7-5, 6-1.  


The singles players were able to improve their game after not being able to win a single set against the Bulldogs.


Sophomore Shannon Huang grabbed two of three. Additionally freshman Teryn Kum won her first match 6-1 but lost her last two matches. Sophomore Rachel Park lost the first and last games, but nabbed a win in her second set.  

“We improved from our loss last time and were able to win this game and we will continue to work on being a stronger team,” Li said.

The team’s next game is on Thursday, September 8 at home against Crescenta Valley.