(May 13, 2021) Luke Thornewill saw his team working hard in practice leading up to the girls tennis team’s season opener, and the first-year head coach said he wasn’t surprised to see the Whalers win their first match against Rising Tide 5-0 on Friday, and then follow it up with a 4-1 victory over Dennis-Yarmouth Monday.
“I think our three singles players have been working and developing specific skills and we have been able to tap into those,” Thornewill said. “Our doubles players were a little bit of an unknown factor that I really got a kick out of. Overall the girls were pretty ecstatic that they were able to prevail.”
Abbey Boylan, Emily Dussault and Sophie Gerardi were the singles players, and Thornewill said they are the leaders of the team. Boylan was the number-one single, winning both sets against Rising Tide 6-1.
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