By ANNMARIE LI AND RANI CHOR
On Friday, Aug. 31, girls’ tennis defeated Alhambra HS with a score of 16-2.
According to doubles player Kristen Sung (11), a positive mindset motivated the team to work harder.
“Our teamwork and optimistic attitude really helped us [get our] win,” Sung said. “I am happy with [how] our season [is going] so far, [and I am excited for] our next game.”
At the same time, co-captain Arianna Audelo (10) believes that this game is just the beginning of something better.
“I hope that [this win] can boost our motivation and get [our players] ready for league,” Audelo said. “I was satisfied [with the score] but I think we can do [much] better.”
Despite the match’s outcome, head coach Jerelyn Lopez feels that there is always room for improvement.
“[The team] was ready, [but] can definitely [practice] being more assertive with line calls [and clearer] communication,” Lopez said. “ If there’s a question on the score, we need to make sure we agree with [what is] called out.”
Girls’ tennis will face Rosemead HS on Wednesday, Sept. 10.