Boys varsity tennis faces adversity and places second in Midland Quad


Boys varsity tennis had a packed week with a match at Northview of which they won 7-1 and a quad in Midland against some of the top teams in the state.

The boys’ first opponent was the Northview Wildcats who have some talent. The Rangers knocked them off with ease as they finish the day on top. The team responded well to the solid competition and quickly turned around and got ready for the big day ahead.

The Midland quad was a highly anticipated match against some top teams. The home team, Midland Dow, played the Rangers very hard but fell to them 5-3. FHC faced some diversity with its packed schedule and somehow managed to pull of the win against the home team. Two doubles of junior Chris Battiste and senior Advith Reddy brought the heat as they fought off the duo Bulldogs. Along with them was freshman Chris Shang who beat all three teams in his place of four singles.

The Rangers also swiftly defeated Flushing 8-0. They weren’t a match for the elite program of FHC but brought some new competition.

University of Detroit Jesuit holds one of the most talented tennis programs in the state and is always looking for some tight competition. The Rangers gave that to them as they held with them until the end and lost 5-3. One and two singles of freshman Sammy Yin and senior Nick Sjolin respectively defeated the cubs and brought the Rangers up. After a long, gruesome battle, however, FHC fell to their opponent but had a few very entertaining matches along with a load of experience.

Their next match is home on Saturday, September 14 in the FHC/FHE quad.