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Rams Tennis Co-Champs at FHE Invite

By Malcolm Hall, 09/09/18, 8:00PM EDT


The RHS varsity tennis team celebrates their co-championship at the FHE Invitational. ~ Contributed Photo

The Rams boys varsity tennis team continues to build momentum heading into conference matches. After splitting matches with East Lansing and East Grand Rapids before the holiday weekend, the Rams used a good week of practice to get ready for the Forest Hills Eastern Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 8.

In addition to Forest Hills Eastern, the Rams competed against Haslett and Saint Clair. The Rams won flight championships at No. 3 singles (Will Lewis) and No. 5 doubles (Thomas Nelson and Reese Kent). The Rams finished runner-up in all of the other flights, finishing with 17 points. The host Hawks also finished with 17 points to share the title with the Rams.

Picking up key wins over the Hawks were TJ Maskell (No.1 singles), Will Van Eck (No. 2 singles), Will Lewis (No. 3 singles), Nate Boer and Caleb Werdon (No. 2 doubles), and Thomas Nelson and Reese Kent (No. 5 doubles).