Thunderbird Tennis


Jada Moore, editor


After a rough start to the season, girls tennis has turned their season around with a four win streak. Girls tennis went 9-0 against the Greenway Demons, 9-0 against the Glendale Cardinals, 9-1 against the North Canyon Rattlers, 7-2 against the Moon Valley Rockets,4-5 against the Shadow Mountain Matadors, 1-7 against the Paradise Valley Trojans, and 7-2 against the Independence Patriots. After Coach Price was asked how she felt about her team, she said “Although my girls started off rough, I am so proud of the comeback they have made. With only a few more games, we plan to finish our season with all wins!” Furthermore, girls had their senior night against the Washington Rams on April 14th, and won 6-1, and finished the season with a score of 9-0 against the Cortez Colts.  

As for Boys tennis,  they are ranked 36 overall, and #4 in their section. With a current score of 3-5, boys hope to turn their season around. When the boys tennis coach, Coach Flores, was asked about his team, he said “I am so proud of how far my boys have come. With only a few matches left, we hope to finish with all wins.” 

Up until this point, girls and boys have played Centennial, Arcadia, Lake Havasu, Cactus Shadows, Greenway, Notre Dame Prep, Glendale, North Canyon, Moon Valley, Shadow Mountain, Paradise Valley, Independence, Washington and Cortez. As a result, Girls finished with a score of 8-6, and boys finished with a score of 6-8.

 In addition, both varsity teams participated in the annual Glendale Union Tennis Tournament. Mya Domask placed #1 in gold singles, Mia Briggs placed 2nd place in silver singles, Aiva Boykin and Akane Oya placed 4th in gold double. As a team, the girls tied with Sunnyslope High School for 1st place overall.  

Overall, girls and boys tennis have had a great season, and plan to finish the season with a win against the Cortez Colts.