Senior class leaves big role to be filled for boys tennis

Junior Cameron Behr prepares for an upcoming match

Junior Cameron Behr prepares for an upcoming match

Diego Ramos-Torrescano, Sports Reporter

Growing pains.

With only four seniors returning to the team this year, boys tennis is going to need support from everyone on the team.

After the 2016 spring season, boys tennis hopes to improve this year with the help from a talented group of underclassman. Sophomore Alec Avery returns to the team after a impressive 2016 season for him. Avery played on the top doubles team with then senior David Wolff.

Now experienced varsity players, juniors Max Newman and Charlie Lindland will lead the singles as the number one and two on the team, respectively. Lindland is just getting back into the feel of things after spending the offseason working on football. Newman on the other hand is coming off his best offseason. Newman participated in numerous tournaments, as well as intense training multiple times a week.

The squad will rely heavily on seniors Calvin Pennisi and Jake Coasby as the leaders of the team, with plenty of varsity experience on their hands.

The Wildkits will be put to the test next weekend when they travel to Oak Park to take place in the Oak Park-River Forest Invite. Teams such as Leyden, Glenbrook South, and Hinsdale.