Tennis Season Heating Up

Tina O'Donnell beat her opponent in straight sets: 6-1, 6-1.
Tina O'Donnell beat her opponent in straight sets: 6-1, 6-1.

The Varsity Girls Tennis team played Northport in a league 2 rematch on Tuesday September 30.  The Whitman girls proved to be too tough for the tigers as they beat Northport 4-3.

In Singles play, Rini Halder beat her opponent in straight sets 7-5, 6-2 while Tina O'Donnell beat her opponent 6-1, 6-1 and Paola Cespedes dominated her opponent 6-1, 6-0.  Nikki Smith lost a tough battle in the fourth singles spot showing her finesse and commitment to the team. 

In doubles play, the Patel powerhouse of Misha and Shailee Patel and the come back kids Laura McAuley and Sabrina Greenberg played very well winning multiple games. 

Going into the final match, it all came down to seniors Mary Rose Stone and Elisabeth Silverman.  After losing the first set 3-6, the golden girls battled back winning the next 2 sets 7-5, 6-2 sealing the deal for Whitman.

The girls play at Hauppague Wednesday, October 1, and celebrate Senior Day at home on Monday, October 6 as they go up against Kings Park.