MSMS tennis team wins district matches against East Webster, Eupora


Jules Gallo

Junior Sebastian Harvey plays against Eupora on March 23. MSMS Goen and Frazer doubles teams also took victories against Eupora and also East Webster on March 21.

Jules Gallo, Staff Writer

The MSMS tennis team won 4-3 over East Webster on March 21 and won 4-3 over Eupora on March 23.

The Frazer doubles one team, composed of seniors Gordon Welch and Nick Popescu, and doubles two team, made up of seniors Andy Liu and Sahib Gill, both won in straight sets against East Webster. Goen singles senior Blair Diffrient, as well as Goen doubles one senior Kadie Van and junior Iris Xue also won in straight sets. 

Both Frazer doubles teams won again versus Eupora. Doubles one seniors Nick Popescu and Sahib Gill won in tiebreaks and doubles two seniors Andy Liu and Jeremy Dawe won in straight sets. Goen doubles one senior Kadie Van and junior Iris Xue and mixed team senior Arika Gardner and junior Sai Narla both also won in straight sets.

“I think I played more confidently this week,” Liu said. “I think that goes for everyone and we all had fun.”

“We really needed these two district wins,” coach Troy King added. “We were able to boost our confidence as we go into the last couple games. I was particularly happy about our [Goen] doubles one team, Kadie and Iris. They had a tough game [on Thursday] and them being able to dig down and win boosted everyone’s confidence and we were able to win.”