Kenton Girls Tennis Team Gets First Win of Season

Written by on August 29, 2019

The Kenton girls tennis team received their first win of the season Wednesday night against Lima Senior.

Winning at first singles for the wildcats was Mykaela Schriber who topped Abby Beck 6-0, 6-0.

Second singles of Kenton Lily Osborn bested Lima Senior’s Nevaeh Sheeter 6-3, 6-2.

Grace Collins of Kenton won over Tatiana Gaston 6-3,6-3 at the third singles position.

In doubles play, first doubles of Kayce Sherman and Aaliyah Rogers from Kenton beat Paige Bartels and Shivana Breaton from Lima Senior 6-3, 6-1.

Kenton’s second doubles of Abbey Anglemyer and Samantha Lowe won 6-0, 6-0 over Lima Senior’s Daesha Jackson and Ashley McGue.

“We are so excited to receive our first win tonight,” said coach Katie Isenbarger. “We have been winning games but not bringing together the sets in previous matches, but tonight the girls played their games. They were all able to keep their level of play and win crucial points to pull out the sets. I was very proud of both of our doubles who have been working very hard at communicating and being positive on the court. Kayce and Aaliyah were hitting to the open court and hitting great cross courts tonight. It was nice to see them working together and beginning to find their momentum. Second doubles of Abbey and Sam really stayed strong and did well hitting down the line and being consistent on serves. I am proud of how all of our girls played tonight and hope to take this winning mentality into our upcoming matches.”

Kenton hosts Wapakoneta on Thursday.

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