Wolves tennis team wraps spring season
May 9, 2018
The Green River High School tennis team had the chance to play their last few matches of the season under clear skies and warm weather last week.
Playing Rawlins Thursday afternoon, the Wolves had a number of first-place finishes. Jarrett Atkins took first in Boys A Singles division, while Caeden Grubb and Conner Friel took first in the Boys A Doubles, Laura Donate placed first in Girls Singles and Kaitlynn Sharp and Anna Kimball took first in the Girls Doubles.
Others taking top spots against Rawlins were Sydney Beutel and Alex Erramouspe taking second in Girls Doubles, Danny Christensen placing third in Boys A Singles, Domenick Kunkle and Camden Nelson earning third place in Boys A Doubles, Kaden Lloyd and Jordan Anderson took third in Boys B Doubles and Morgan Atkins and Riley Price took third in Girls Doubles.
Playing against Natrona County High School and Kelly Walsh during a season-ending tournament Saturday, the Wolves had a second chance to show off their skills. In Boys A Singles, Atkins placed first, while Christensen took third. Friel placed first in Boys B Singles while Grubb took third.
In Boys A Doubles, Brett McKeehan and Anderson placed first, while Kunkle and Cam Nielson took second. The team of AJ Peterson and Rocco Coppolo took first in Boys B Doubles, with Jason Shereda and Kaden Lloyd taking second in the division. In Boys C Doubles, Elijah Kropf and Dalton Howard took first.
For the girls, Donate and Alex Palmer placed second and third respectively in Girls A Singles. Morgan Atkins took first in Girls B Singles. The team of Haylen Cordova and Audrie Harrison placed first in Girls A/B Doubles, while Maurissa Brauburger and Jenna Robertson took third in Girls C Doubles.
According to head coach Phil Harder, the team is poised to be strong in the upcoming fall tennis season. The additional practice the Wolves and Lady Wolves have had during the spring season has given the team a lot more experience.
“By the time fall hits, we’ll be running,” Harder said. “We’ve had a lot of positive vibes during the season.”