On Saturday April 21st, The lady Thunderbirds were involved in the Hadley/ All-Area tournament in Dearborn, MI. The tournament included the Divine Child Falcons, Fordson Tractors, Taylor Kennedy Eagles, Crestwood Chargers along side the Edsel Ford Thunderbirds. It was a great day of tennis, and there was much to celebrate. In the end, the Eagles were 1st place, the Falcons were 2nd place, the Thunderbirds were 3rd place, and the Tractors and Chargers tied for 4th.
The T-Birds’ scores were:
#1 singles Nina Quinn lost to DC Abby Booth 6-0, 6-0; defeated CW Ibby Mounzer 6-1, 6-2; defeated FHS Dalal Darwish 6-1, 6-1; and finished as the 3rd place medalist.
#2 singles Jennifer Tran lost to TK Lily Boswell 6-1, 6-1; defeated CW Israa Darwich 3-6, 6-1, 10-4; and defeated FHS Nadine Bazzi 6-0, 6-1 to finish as the 3rd place medalist.
#3 singles Jessica Kakaley lost to FHS Yara Elyyan 6-1, 6-4; defeated DHS (defaulted); and lost to TK Sarah Fraley 6-4, 6-1.
#4 singles Zaineb Al-Asady defeated DC Abby McDonald 7-5, 6-3; defeated DHS (defaulted); and lost to TK Sara Stevenson 6-0, 2-6, 10-6 to finish as the 2nd place medalist.
#1 doubles Gadi/ Gaida Bzeih defeated DHS (defaulted); defeated CW Zakia Hessi/ Nadine Hojaij 6-1, 6-0; and defeated TK Courtny Hampton/ Sam Rickard 6-1, 6-1 to finish as 1st place medalist!
#2 doubles Ayat Eddir/ Emma Cornejo lost to TK Kaila Hamilton/ Alina Linderman 6-1, 6-2; lost to FHS Sanaa Zandi/ Farah Hakim 7-5, 4-6, 10-3; and defeated DHS (default).
#3 doubles Nour Berjaoui/ Daekotah McFarland defeated DC Jessica Bingham/ Norah Saraya 6-3, 5-7, 10-6; defeated CW Hawraa Darwich/ Rubba Al-Kafaji 6-3, 6-3; and lost to FHS Amet Algirsh/ Zarah Alshawabket 6-1, 6-3 to finish as 2nd place medalist.
#4 doubles Sararose Morabito/ Ghadah Abdulshafi lost to FHS Heisa Mrech/ Yasmeen Morue 6-4, 7-5; defeated DC Julia Rugiero/ Gisele Wright 6-4, 6-4; and defeated CW Zeinab Hassan/ Julia Farhat 6-2, 6-2 to finish as 3rd place medalist.
Congratulations to the lady T-Birds on a successful and competitive tournament!
Up next is an away match versus the Fordson HS Tractors on Tuesday April 24th.