Junior Haley Gilmore, the second varsity singles starter, also lost both sets 0-6 to Newton North. Lastly, freshman Nidhi Byragoni was the third and final varsity singles starter, who also lost both sets of the match.
“My hope [for the rest of the season] is that we all improve a little bit,” said Haley Gilmore, “But as a strength, team spirit is definitely one of our best features.”
Freshman Nidhi Byragoni serves during her varsity singles match (Photo/Ashley Kuropatkin).
Senior captains Lillie Hunter and Grace Donovan started as the first varsity doubles team. Even though they were still defeated, they only lost by two matches in the final set. The two captains played the longest varsity match of the day. Also, juniors Smera Gora and Emily Hendricks were the second and final starters for the varsity doubles. They also lost both sets of their match to Newton North.
“Even though we haven’t been winning a lot of matches, all of the girls have been playing well,” said sophomore Emily Duseau.