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Westwood Horizon

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Westwood Horizon

With another state title under their belt, the varsity tennis team celebrates their latest victory together. The team swept both semifinals and finals, winning each without dropping a match. 10-0 in the state finals is unheard of and these kids accomplished it, Head Coach Travis Dalrymple said. [This was] just an unbelievable moment for this team.

Varsity Tennis Claims Third State Championship With Dominating 10-0 Win

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2022

It was 9-0 in the match. Simryn Jacob ‘24 held a 6-2, 5-2, 40-40 lead. The pressure intensified on both Jacob and her Houston Memorial opponent as the latter stepped up to brick-red court for her...

Embellishing a History of Spirited Victory, Varsity Tennis Wins 12th Consecutive District Title

Embellishing a History of Spirited Victory, Varsity Tennis Wins 12th Consecutive District Title

Catharine Li, Horizon Editor-in-Chief October 8, 2021

For the now 12 consecutive district titles that call the ‘W’ adorned courts home, there’s a certain background formed from a program legacy of enduring excellence. Best reflected in the intrinsic...

Varsity poses with their medals six-feet apart and wearing masks, holding the number one in the air. This is the team’s 11th district title in a row, and it’s their first step towards the goal of winning the state championship.  “I was happy with our performance today. We had a few hiccups here and there, but we definitely set the tone for the match. We just have to keep capitalizing on the net and making the most of our chances,” Coach Travis Dalrymple said.

Varsity Tennis Secures 11th District Title in a Row with 11-1 Victory over Vandegrift

Amoli Agarwal, Horizon Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2020

Loud roars of “Sko Wood” and electrifying cheers signaled the 11-1 defeat of the Vandegrift Vipers on Tuesday, Oct. 20, securing the varsity tennis team’s 11th consecutive district title. As...

Eyeing the ball, Alek Mesarovic 24 split steps in preparation to frame a forehand volley return to his opponent. Playing singles in his first ever varsity match, Mesarovic battled his nerves to emerge triumphant with a score of 8-4. I wasnt playing [in] my usual style because I was so tense, Mesarovic said. My legs and arms were practically shaking. Once I got over my nervousness, I began to gradually play better and better further into the match.

Varsity Tennis Lands Commanding 11-2 Victory Over Round Rock in Fall Season Opener

Catharine Li, Horizon Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2020

Spirited racket clanks and face-masked smiles marked a momentous 11-2 win by the varsity tennis team over the Round Rock Dragons on Friday, Sept. 11. As athletics programs across the country reckon...

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