Tennis wins County Championship


Benson and Reider bite their medals they received for coming in first place for the girls doubles two court in the Baltimore County Tennis Championship.

Emma Reider

Tennis won the County Championship that concluded on Thursday, May 19. The tournament started on Saturday, May 7; due to rain and the Regional Tournament being completed as well, matches were played sporadically throughout the weeks until finally ending on Thursday.

The team County Championship is determined upon points given to each individual court for placing first, second, third, etc. The first place champions were, boys singles one: Adrian Charchalis (’18), boys doubles one: the team of Mike Rowe (’18) and Nic Nelson (’16), boys doubles two: the team of Luke Caplan (’19) and Quincy Kahlert (’16), and girls doubles two: the team of Sofie Benson (’18) and Emma Reider (’17).

Boys singles two: Gus Carrier (’16) placed second in Counties, and girls singles two: Sarah Huffman (’17) placed third. All of these teams received medals in congratulations.

The team also concluded with the highest regular season record, only losing to Dulaney once in the beginning of the season.

Several practices have had to be cancelled throughout the season due to the persistent rain, causing the courts to be unplayable.

Starting today, Friday, May 20 the team will start practicing and preparing for the State tournament. Regionals were played on Saturday, May 14 and finished early this week. Regional finalists advance to the State tournament.

The boys doubles team of Nelson and Carrier, and mixed doubles team of Reider and Bruce Hoosier (’19) were finalists. Charchalis was a regional champion.

The State tournament will be held on Friday, May 27 and Saturday May 28 at Olney Manor Recreational Park.