By: Daniel Green
Tennis here at Ripley started February 27, with tryouts. The team opens up the season at home against Spring Valley, on March 21. All home matches are at the Ripley Park and the start at 4 p.m.
The team consists of 19 players. There are 12 girls and 7 boys. At the matches the play single and doubles matches. The double teams are picked by the coaches. The coaches pick the teams based on how well the players play together, and if they can win.
Senior Kyler Easter has been playing tennis for seven years.
He said, “I am ready for this season, because I’ve been practicing a lot.”
He also said last year wasn’t a very good year for him. As a result of that he has been practicing hard, and he is confident that he can win a match this year.
Junior Emily Munson said, “Practice has been going very well, and they are harder than they have ever been in past years.” She also said that the team should have a good season because they have a pretty good line up.
They have been practicing hard the past couple weeks, and are ready for an awesome season.