The Sherwood Christian Academy Eagles won the GAPPS Team Tennis State Championship in Rome, Georgia, under the supervision of head coach, Wes Sadler and assistant coach, Amanda Moorhead on May 3!
The state team included Will Moorhead (#1 singles), Grant Fricks (#2 singles), Sam Moorhead (#3 singles), Josh Sancinito & Smith Langstaff (#1 doubles) and Jude Ham & Benjamin Brooks (#2 doubles). Senior, Grant Fricks, was on court at the end of the championship team event while it was tied 2-2 with Habersham School from Savannah. Grant rallied in the second set cheered on by his teammates to pull out the victory for the Eagles winning the team match 3-2 with championship match victories by Will and Sam Moorhead.
On May 2, Will Moorhead won the individual state championship title! Grant Fricks (for singles), Josh Sancinito & Smith Langstaff (for doubles) received all state recognition.
The team was also the Region Champion from its play on April 19 in Bainbridge, Georgia. Will Moorhead won the individual region championship as well. Grant Fricks finished third and Sam Moorhead finished fifth in singles region play qualifying them for the state tournament. Josh Sancinito and Smith Langstaff were Region runner-ups (doubles) and Jude Ham & Benjamin Brooks (doubles) placed fifth earning both squads a place in the state tournament.
GO EAGLES! We are proud of this team!