High school tennis: Tennis players to watch at state tournament
The girls high school state tennis tournaments begin Friday at Oklahoma City Tennis Center. Here are players to watch in each class:
Addison Miller, Deer Creek: Deer Creek’s junior standout captured a regional title at No. 1 singles, defeating Edmond Santa Fe’s Claire Meursing while dropping only two games.
Jenna Noel, Westmoore: Noel has finished in the top five during her first three seasons at the state tournament, so she’s looking to come out on top on her final attempt.
Ashly Monevilay/Daniela Prospero, Mustang: The duo began playing together in early April and tallied a second-place finish at regionals, dropping a match to Caroline Henry and Hannah Walman of Jenks.
Anna Murphy, Crossings Christian: Murphy tallied a third-place finish at the Duncan regional to earn her way to the state tournament.
Mabyn Shuffield, Carl Albert: At the Heritage Hall regional, Shuffield battled to a third-place finish at No. 1 singles.
Ryan Thompson/Annabelle Treadwell, Heritage Hall: The duo has been special from the moment they were paired. They captured a regional title at No. 1 doubles and will look to help Heritage Hall capture another state title.
Olivia Curtis/Elise Wall, Christian Heritage: An Oklahoma volleyball signee, Olivia Curtis teamed with Elise Wall captured a regional title against Bri Sanders and Cece Sayre of Byng.
Aimee Pham, Classen SAS: Pham finished third at No. 1 singles in a weather-delayed regional at Oklahoma City Tennis Center on Wednesday, besting Anadarko’s Chastity Vargas in the third-place match.
Faith Swan, Harrah: During regionals at Earlywine Tennis Center, Swan battled to a third-place finish at No. 1 singles, placing her into the state tournament.
Cameron Jourdan, Staff Writer