Girls Tennis Team Competes at State


AshLynn Foraker (11) starts her serving routine to serve the ball against her opponent. Photo by Keira Flack.

Keira Flack

   State for the girls varsity Tennis team took place on October 14-15. There were three qualifiers for the team at EHS, AshLynn Foraker (11), Peyton Chanley (9), and Kali Keough (9). 

   Keough was present at both days of state. On Friday, she won her second round against Mill Valley High School 6-1, 6-0. However, she was defeated in the quarterfinals by Bishop Caroll 6-1, 6-0. Keough won her first match on Saturday 9-2, but defaulted her final two matches, finishing in eighth place. This made Keough finish her freshman season with a record of 25-11.

   Peyton Chanley and Ashlynn Foraker played as a doubles team on Friday. They were defeated by Andover Central 6-1, 6-1. They also lost in the consolation play against Maize South, the overall score being 9-4. Chanley said, “Playing against girls who are very good always makes you better. I know what to work on during the off-season and I am ready to come back next year better than before,” 

   As a team, EHS finished in a tie for 12th place with seven points overall.