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Tennis Players Wrap Up Successful Season
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Escalon’s tennis team wrapped up its season on the road at Lindhurst, falling earlier this month in the team section semifinals.

The final was 6-3 in favor of Lindhurst, ending Escalon’s bid for a section title.

Earning victories for the Cougars in the contest were girls number one singles Mya Beary, 6-2, 6-1 and Mikayla Schut at number two, winning 6-0, 6-3. Madelyn Page and Madison Faria were winners at girls number two doubles, taking a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 decision off the court.

Losses came at boys singles, number one Wyatt McCune falling 0-6, 2-6 and Chaz Cisneros also losing in straight sets, 0-6, 0-6; as well as boys doubles, the number one team of Jack Fitzgerald and Eli Lattig taking a hard fought 6-5, 1-6, 3-6 loss and number two Evan Shafter and Dylan Criteser falling 4-6, 1-6.

Number one girls doubles Elizabeth Shelley and Ella Adams fell by a 4-6, 2-6 final while mixed doubles Kara Kennedy and Trent Berchtold lost a 6-7, 4-6 decision.

“We fought to the end and played well,” said first year head coach Jackey Blakeley. “Our season was one to remember. It was an honor and so much fun coaching these players and becoming a family. This season we brought home plaques, trophies, an individual section title, TVL title, all league patches, an MVP player of TVL and TVL coach of the year award, and so many memories with us.”

Season end honors will be presented at the EHS Spring Sports Awards night on Tuesday, May 28.