TENNIS UPDATE from Oct 12: The Dawg netters wrapped up the district regular season with a convincing 12-0 victory over long-time rival Dulles on Tuesday at The Pen. It was fourth straight dual match victory for the good guys/girls.
The victory concluded a runner-up finish in 20-6A and pits the Dawgs against rising power Katy Tomkins on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at The Pen. Match starts at 3 p.m.
The Bulldogs ran out to a 7-0 lead in doubles to fuel the victory. Captain Agustin Galindez and the Blonde Bomber (Bo Wilson) had little trouble at line 1, winning 8-3 against a solid Viking duo. Galindez then beat buddy Hunter “something” 9-8 (7-4) in a heated bragging-rights single match at line 1.
In line 2 doubles, other captain Brandon Kwok and Juan Forero rolled 8-3 as did Abhinav Sardana and Zach Gibson at line 3. Gibson was impressive in singles rolling 8-0.
In girls dubs, two-sport star Sydni Rowland and Ria the rabbit Devakottai won 8-3 in line 1. At line 2, Yasmin Safian and Haley Oglesby outlasted their opponents 9-8. And at line 3, Angel Li and Jessica Garcia cruised 8-3.
Garcia, Devakottai, and Li also won their singles matches.
JV plays at Dulles tomorrow (Thursday) to wrap up their runner-up finish as well.
SHOUTOUT: Thanks for the drinks and snacks Ms. Oglesby!