The Raiders Boys Tennis Team avenged earlier season losses against Covenant Christian at 2 singles and 2 doubles to advance to the semifinals in the City Tournament Saturday at Riverside Park. Senior standout Nathan Sepe took care of business again as well to advance to the semi’s at 1 singles.
Josh Christian overcame a first set shutout to win in three sets against Covenant Christian at 2 singles. And Mark Baker and Jack Radecki won in 2 sets over Covenant Christian, avenging their earlier season loss as well.
Heritage Christian’s #1 Jack Booker took down Sepe 3-6, 2-6 to advance to the final match on Monday against Cathedral.
Cathedral’s #2 singles prevailed over Josh Christian at in spite of his comeback in the second set. Cathedral made quick work of Baker/Radecki at #2 doubles but the boys learned quickly what next level tennis looks like and what they need to do to get there.
We lost at #1 doubles and #3 singles in the quarterfinals but again the boys fought hard against their opponents.
Coach Rubey said after the matches, “Coach Kyle and I are so proud of how the boys learned from their previous matches and applied it to get their wins today.”