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Valhalla Tennis Defeats Granite Hills

March 3, 2016 12:23 pm by: Category: Sports Comments Off on Valhalla Tennis Defeats Granite Hills A+ / A-
Photo courtesy of Nolan Carroll

Photo courtesy of Nolan Carroll

On Wednesday, March 2nd Valhalla boys varsity tennis, led by Don Ackerly and Shannon Ackerly,  faced off against the Granite Hills Eagles. Varsity winning won 13 to 5. Greg Miller valhalla number one singles player lost all his sets against  Granite Hills. But nonetheless, the Norsemen pulled off the win.

Arturo Martinez, Valhalla’s number two single player won two out of his three sets. Brother, freshman Saul Martinez, also won two of his three sets  against Granite Hills. Valhalla fell five to four sets in the singles category but would make up for that defecit in  doubles.

The Valhalla Varsity doubles teams of seniors Adam Ellestad-Omar Ortuno, Ramsen Jebo- Sebastian, and juniors Bransen Harper- Pierce Mitchell dominated all
their sets.

Ellestad and Ortuno beat  6-4 in the first game, 6-0 in the second and 6-1 in the third game. While Jebo and Kalasho played great winning 6-1,6-2, and 6-1.

Harper and Mitchell had closer sets then the other double teams, but ended up winning all of them 6-3,6-4,7-6.

Valhalla’s varsity performed well and their junior varsity team had a  big win too. Their next match is March 3rd against West Hills High School.

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