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Tennis March 11, 2020

By Walter Scott Jr. Thomas Dale Record last year: 6-9  Coach: Michael Zuk Players to watch: Minh Nguyen, Evan Moody Team captain Nguyen won four matches at No. 2 in 2019. The University of Lynchburg is interested in his services. A calm competitor, Moody bounced around among seeds 3,... Read more
Kim is VN Player of the Year (boys tennis)
Matoaca High School senior Chewon Kim was a big part of the Warriors’ dominance in tennis south of the river over the past few years. In 2019, Kim had a near-perfect 12-1 record and a 4.1 grade point average. For those performances, he has been named Village News boys... Read more
Zuskin is VN girls tennis Player of the Year
Recent Thomas Dale High School graduate Lauren Zuskin was selected as the Village News girls tennis Player of the Year. Zuskin was a team leader for the Knights on the court and in the classroom, as she was the team’s top player and also finished in the top 20... Read more
Boys’ Player of the Year: Connor Thomas, Matoaca As a high school tennis coach, it’s always nice to have a player at the top of your lineup who can be relied upon for a win match after match. For Matoaca coach Matt Ramirez, Connor Thomas was just that. Thomas... Read more
Girls Coming into the season with little tennis experience, Thomas Dale freshman Emily Nicol stayed committed to improving her game and finished the year with the Knights’ best individual record en route to being nominated for and winning the Village News girls Tennis Player of the Year. Emily’s intangibles... Read more
Matoaca boys tennis swept the Conference 12 championships this past week. Junior Connor Thomas took home the singles championship, then paired up with freshman Chewon Kim to win the doubles crown. On to regionals! Read more
Last year’s record of 12-4 had its successes, but Matoaca tennis fell a bit short of the team’s 2014 successes of a Conference 12 championship. With a roster full of returns and an exciting freshman coming aboard, coach Max Ramirez will look to guide the Warriors back to the... Read more
BOYS TENNIS Thomas Dale boys tennis finished 7-9 last year and returns three seniors that will lead the way, along with a newcomer that could serve the Knights well in 2016. Top 6 Seeds: 1. Nate Haskins, senior A determined and smart player, Haskins always keeps a level head.... Read more
Boys Soccer The Monarchs fell in the second straight year to a tough Mills Godwin team in the regionals. After losing 2-1 in 2014, they fell 2-0 last season. A host of solid returning players and one of the deepest Meadowbrook squads will take aim at a Conference 12... Read more
Matoaca Girls No. 1 Rina Croston, Sophomore No. 2 Brittany Beverly, Freshman No. 3 Jackie Cheely, Senior No. 4 Zoey Coleman, Sophomore First year head coach Jen Wells is excited about the talent she has on a young Matoaca team as the top four seeds feature one athlete, do-it-all... Read more