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Tennis team storms past St. Xavier
April 26, 2012 11:34 am | Filed Under: Athletics
Yuri Karev, 11 hits a forehand. He plays number three singles for the Gold tennis team. Karev is constantly working hard and trying to get better to prepare for the team’s future matches. (Photo Courtesy of McDaniel's Photography)

The Gold tennis team was able to beat their longtime rivals in an epic 3-2 win on Fri, Apr 21.

It has been seven years since the Bombers were eliminated in the team state tournament.

“I was extremely happy to beat St. X. In my previous two years as an Ave we haven’t been able to beat them in the state tournament and it was great to get some revenge,” said Nikhil Grandhi, 11.

The Varsity A tennis team still has a lot of work to be done.

“We shouldn’t be satisfied with this win. Although it does feel good, we have a ways to go in accomplishing our original goal of winning state,” said Brian Goodman, 11.

“Up next is Bellbrook and that is a match we have to win. Hopefully we can get past that match and continue our run,” said Goodman.

For more information on the tennis teams go to goaves.com/goldtennis/relatedcontent.