On Monday, May 15, Gunston Girls’ team won the ESIAC tournament! Gunston scored thirteen points in the tournament to finish first. Salisbury Christian came in second with nine, Saints Peter and Paul in third with five, and Worcester in fourth with four.
Gunston earned all of the thirteen points from the doubles teams. Caitlin Myers and Isabella Taylor stormed back from a 7-4 deficit in the first round to force a tiebreaker at 8-8. They ultimately won the tiebreak 7-2, and went on to win their side of the bracket. Alice Crouch and Evelyn Volkmer won their side of the bracket as well, setting up a Gunston vs. Gunston doubles final. Alice and Evelyn went on to win the final, and took home the individual trophies for doubles.
This ESIAC win comes after a perfect 10-0 season for the girls. The girls dominated their opposition, with their closest match being a 5-2 win over Worcester. All of the other matches they won either 6-1 or 7-0. In one of the 7-0 victories the girls did not drop a single game, winning fifty-six out of fifty-six games. Finally, Catherine Hansen, Alice Crouch, and Elena Fraser all finished the season with undefeated records. Caitlin Myers and Isabella Taylor also went undefeated throughout the regular season, with their only loss being to another Gunston team in the doubles final.
This win marks the first time the girls tennis team has won ESIAC, and puts the bow on what was one of the most successful seasons in school history.
- ESIAC Championship
- Girls Tennis
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