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Tennis league play begins Thursday at Temple City


Mother Nature continues to play havoc with girls tennis as the JV match vs. Burroughs was canceled yesterday due to poor air quality. The varsity was able to play at Burroughs an lost a competitive match 4-14. #1 Victoria Rose continued to play well winning twice 6-2, 6-1. The other wins came from doubles as SarahJose/Rino Koach picked up a 6-2 win and Maya Carbajal/Paulina Baray won 6-4. It was a tough day for #2 doubles team Ruby Kalra/Naedine Barcieto as they lost 6-7, 5-7. Audrey Lilyquist played a close second set losing 4-6. (Results and Pix attached)

Both the Varsity and the JV begin league play this Thursday against Temple City. Varsity is away and JV is at home. Come and support your Ladycat Tennis.

JV coach Ken Peter will be in New York 10/2-10/8 for a family wedding. The South Pasadena game on 10/3 will be played. Captain Claudia Millan will be in charge under the watchful eye of Mrs. Paulan. We are looking to reschedule the 10/8 match against San Marino as varsity coach Saravia will also be out of town. Regular practice will occur directed by Coach Saravia.

We have an opportunity to attend a clinic hosted by the CSULA tennis coach and team on Saturday, 10/12. Tennis legend Billy Jean King will be present and lunch will be provided. We are being offered a special registration rate of $50 for the team. Cost will be based on the number of girls attending. (Minimum $5) We need parents to volunteer. I have 3 cars now so we can take between 10-12 participants. Players, please let me know if you will attend and parents, please let me know if you can drive.

We will be holding our second annual Mixmas tournament. This is a fun tournament open to all students (team members or not), relatives, residents, and staff. It will be Saturday, December 21st at MHS. Registration is from 8:30-9:00. Play begins at 9:00 and will end by 12:00.
Players will be matched by ability and play random draw doubles 4 game sets. It is free to students, adults are asked to bring $5 or a can of new tennis balls (Wilson, Penn, Dunlap, only). There will be food and drink for sale. We need donations for prizes. Appropriate items are tennis gear, small ($5-$10) gift cards, Certificates for free services; Baby-sitting, yard work, house cleaning, etc.)


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