Girls tennis preview
Key players: Chaeran Kim, sr.; Julie Christen, jr.; Shari Gray, jr.
Of note: Kim was 4A GSHL player of the year and district runner-up. She also qualified for state. … Christen-Gray won the district doubles title and qualified for state. … The Thunder return six players from last year’s 4A GSHL championship team.
Key players: Kaitlyn Tuholski, jr.; Monica Sam, sr.; Kathryn Kane, sr.
Of note: Sam was a second-team all-league singles player. … Tuholski was part of a first-team all-league doubles team.
Key players: Brittany Ellingsen, jr.; Anna Romanovsky, jr.; Sonya Hampton, fr.
Of note: Ellingsen is the defending district champion and two-time state participant. … Romanovsky was part of the runner-up doubles team at district. … Storm look to again challenge Mountain View for league supremacy.
No report: Battle Ground, Evergreen, Kelso
Key players: Shiori Baba, so.; Emily Sullivan, sr.; Anna Stewart, jr.
Of note: Baba, Sullivan and Stewart are returning varsity players.
Key players: Christina Le, sr.; Victoria Tam, so.; Megan Carter, jr.; Helen Tam, sr.
Of note: Le has placed in the top five at state each of the last three seasons. … Carter and Helen Tam were defending district doubles champion and placed fourth at state. … Victoria Tam was district and bi-district runner up to Le, but placed third at state. … The Titans are loaded for another league championship run.
No reports: Camas, Columbia River, Hudson’s Bay, Fort Vancouver
Key players: Mackenzie McWilliams, sr.; Emily Demming, jr.; Sara Guisinger, jr.
Of note: McWilliams was undefeated in league play each of the past two seasons … She was fourth in state in 2008 and fifth last year.
Key players: Lauren Salberg, jr.; Meredith Kretzler, sr.; Jill Isaacson, jr.
Of note: Monarchs have five seniors on roster.
Key players: Cassidy Reid, so.; Lizzy Wanderer sr.; Kayla Pickett, sr.; Sarah Devincenzi, jr.; Clair Veysey, sr.
Of note: Reid, Devincenzi and Veysey will lead the singles for the Spudders.
Key players: Lauren Easdale, so.; Chaleah Stump, jr.; Taylor Raphael, jr.; Brianna Stull, jr.; Mallerie Brotton, jr.
Of note: Easdale and Raphael are returning varsity letter winners on team that graduated top six players last year. … Stump returns after one-year layoff because of injury.