Coed, independent, PK3-12th grade school in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Varsity Tennis Opens Season
by Coach Davis
The Chargers Varsity Tennis teams played their first matches yesterday against Out of Door Academy in Sarasota. Both teams have been practicing since January 17 in preparation for the season. As they say, they won some and they lost some. The boys team came away with a decisive win 5-1!
At #1, Stefan Bilanovic '23 defeated Cash M. 8-0. Alex R. '28, the 6th grade phenom, played #2 and defeated Max M. 8-2. The only loss at #3 singles was Ryan Majeski '25 in a close contest against Thomas V 5-8. The #4 singles did not play because of injuries to both players. At the #5 spot, Sasa Bilanovic '25 defeated Ryan M. 8-4.
Both doubles teams swept ODA with wins at #1 team of Stefan Bilanovic '23 and Fin Matheson '23 in a close contest with a lot of lead changes 8-6. The #2 doubles team of Ryan Majeski '25/Alex R. '28 defeated Vicente/Sanandres 8-1.
The girls team lost a nail biter 3-4. Leading the Chargers, first year player Kareena Dua '23 defeated Sophie B. 8-0. At the #2 Lucy P. '28 lost to Alicia V. 3-8. Addy Cohoon '25 at the #3 spot lost to Charley H. Number 4 Captain Emily Forney '22 lost to Reagan G 1-8. Lauren Majeski '22 at #5 lost to Sydney G 1-8. The doubles split with a close win for Shorecrest at #1 Kareena Dua '23/Lucy P. '28 defeated Bose/Fieria 9-7 and a loss at #2 Cahoon/Forney.
Coaches Davis and Del Zoppo said, "We are excited with the talent that we have on both teams and look forward to the season. We hope to have everyone playing at the top of their games when the district tournament arrives in mid April. The goal is to go deep into the post season tournaments."
The next Varsity Tennis match is on Tuesday February 15 vs. Canterbury at Puryear Park.
Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 First Street Northeast St Petersburg, FL 33703 Phone: (727) 522-2111 | Fax: (727) 527-4191 [Map]