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Three decades after the loss of a grunge legend, tennis rocks the courts at Rock Hill

Addyson Schick
Redhawks tennis is now only one tournament away from their district tournament after competing in the Rockhill Varsity Tournament on Friday. “It was a great tournament for our varsity team,” assistant coach Neil Grobler said.

Warning: This article contains a brief mention of suicide.

Exactly thirty years to the day Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life, the Redhawks tennis team channeled his signature raw energy to find themselves “in bloom” during their tournament at Rock Hill High School Friday. 

Junior Aarya Mehta and freshman Ethan Tjong finished in first place in boys’ doubles, freshman Ganesh Gowda grabbed the silver in singles, and senior Purnoor Sharma and junior Krish Pokle placed third in boys’ doubles, along with freshman Ranveer Awasthi and junior Branden Bahk. 

“It was a great tournament for our varsity team,” assistant coach Neil Grobler said. “We competed well and many of our players made the semi finals. I’m hoping we can take this momentum into our Heritage tournament next Friday.”

Junior Hailey Zhang is optimistic about the rest of the tournament season.

“We know all of our matches are going to be super close, super competitive, because everyone is trying to make districts and ultimately regionals,”  Zhang said. “But I’m feeling pretty good about our chances in those.”

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Zachary Moland is a sophomore in his second year on Wingspan as a sports reporter. He is also a member of Academic Decathlon. Outside of school, Zachary is a Boy Scout working on his Eagle rank. He can also be found listening to music, reading, watching movies and TV shows, and car/plane-spotting. Contact Zachary:
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Addyson Schick is a junior going into her third year with Wingspan. On campus, she participates in FFA and is Vice President of Best Buddies. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and LOVES shopping. She is super excited for this year, and to be sports editor! Contact Addyson:

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