Riverview tennis team qualifies for state meet

The Riverview girls tennis team qualified for the Division 3 state tournament at Novi by finishing second at the regional hosted by Adrian on May 17.

Dearborn Divine Child was first, Riverview was second and Carleton Airport was the third qualifying ta from the regional.

The Bucs were led by their No 2 and No. 3 doubles teams, which each won regional championships. The No. 2 team of Kristina Dama and Nicole Kormos defeated the No. 1 seed from Divine Child in three sets in the title match. The No. 3 squad of Sydney Page and Jordan Kovach also defeated the No. 1 seed from DC in the finals.

Riverview’s No. 1 doubles team of  Madison Mcclendon and Brittany Silbaugh were flight runners-up as they lost to Divine Child (the No. 1 seed) in the finals.

No. 2 singles player Leah Mirch, No 3 Makenna Maciag, No. 4 Rosalia Vitale and the No. 4 doubles team of Emma Bain and Selena Gekas each won matches during regional play. Katie Finch played No. 1 singles for the Bucs.

The state finals at Novi were another level of play however, as Divine Child and Riverview did not score a point and Airport managed just one.

Detroit Country Day (33 points) Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood (26 points) and Grand Rapids Christian (22 points) were the top three teams at the D3 finals.

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