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Columbus Girls Tennis: Athletes of the Week

Columbus Girls Tennis: Athletes of the Week

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How Sweet it is to win --number 16, but the defending state champion Columbus tennis team with three freshman playing major roles--struggled a bit early in the season--losing to Cedar Rapids Xavier 7-2.

But Head Coach Dave Will and Sailor senior Lindsay McManus--who has now been a part of 3 State Team Champions--had confidence the younger players would come through.

At the State Tournament--Columbus avenged the loss to Cedar Rapids Xavier beating Saints in the Semifinals..and then the Sailors rallied from a 4-2 deficit to beat Red Oak 5-4-a real team win.

The Sailors were NOT quite done winning trophies Columbus Freshman Lauren McManus playing doubles with Sailor Senior Connor Barnard for the first time ever---captured the Coed State Championship.

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