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Congratulations to Varsity Girls Tennis Team on their back-to-back State Champion Victory!!!
State Champions
It was a total team effort.  Highlights include Elizabeth Zordani’s 5th place singles finish and 4th place doubles finish for Victoria Falk and Colleen Morris. 

Congratulations to Christina Zordani, Elizabeth, Victoria, Colleen, Margaux Miller and Catherine Orfanos.  Way to go Scouts!!
A Scout stands tall regardless...
A Scouts' fight is relentless...
A Scouts' attitude is selfless...

We are proud...We are warriors...We ROCK!!

WE ARE THE SCOUTS...LETS DO THIS!!!

We need every Scout locked and loaded to help the team the best way they can. Some Scouts are called to battle on the court. Other Scouts are called to cheer and provide moral support. We need our Scouts to unite one last time for victory!!

The Scouts are presently in 2nd place...behind New Trier by 2 points!! Ahead of Hinsdale Central by 2

Saturday info:
Main Draw
Semi- finals doubles...9:00  Buffalo Grove High School
Victoria Falk/Colleen Morris!!!
Bus leaves at 7:15 east

Back Draw
Quarterfinals singles..8:00 Rolling meadows High School
Elizabeth
Christina

Bus leaves 6:15 from East

I expect to see all teammates at State!!!

This is it...the last day of 2013 season...
let's make it a memorable one!!!

Psyched as always,
Coach Denise

10/24/13--ALL SINGLES & DOUBLES PLAYERS ARE ADVANCING INTO ROUND OF 16
The Scouts are off to an amazing start--fighting for the team in the 2013 Illinois State Tennis Tournament!!

They are representing the LFHS program the only way they know how ...Rocking it!!

Not dropping a set for the first 3 rounds, the Scouts are off to an unprecedented start with all singles and doubles players advancing into the round of 16!! Way to fight Scouts!!

Quote by Mia Hamm...
I am a member of a team, 

and I rely on the team, 
I defer to it and sacrifice for it,
 because the team, not the individual, 
is the ultimate champion.

Friday Schedule
9:00AM start
Singles at Hersey HS (1900 E. Thomas St. Arlington Heights)
- Elizabeth
- Christina

Doubles at Buffalo Grove HS ( 1100 W. Dundee Rd., Buffalo Grove,Il)
- Catherine/ Margaux
- Victoria/ Colleen
Players and any teammates meet at East for 7:15 departure on Scout buses.
Come on out and watch on your fellow Scouts fight for a team victory!!

We Are...THE Scouts!!!
So proud ...keep up the intensity, focus...and have a blast playing for the blue and gold!!
Psyched,
Coach Denise :-)

 
10/19/13
Lake Forest ...Sectional Champions!!! Congratulations Varsity TennisSectional Champions
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani
- defeated I. Cox (Zion) 6-0,6-0
- defeated T. Garrett (NC) 6-0,6-0
- defeated A. Mella (Warren) 6-1,7-5

#2 Christina Zordani
- defeated Ruiz (GLC) 6-0,6-0
- defeated Hendrix (GLN) 6-0,6-0
- defeated K. Bihel (Warren) 3-6,6-4,6-1

The Zordani sisters dominated the singles draw--capturing the top 2 places!!! Great job fighting Scouts! Way to fight for the team!!!

Doubles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos/ Margaux Miller
- defeated Richards/Rodriquez (Waukegan) 6-0,6-0
- defeated Szramek/Molidor (Johnsburg) 6-1,6-2
- defeated Schultz/Vrabel (Warren) 6-1,6-0

#2 Victoria Falk/ Colleen Morris
- defeated Karpiel/Stonis (Antioch) 6-0,6-1
- defeated Jackola/Ruple (Zion) 6-0,6-0
- defeated Mella/Sunday (Warren) 4-6,6-2,6-1 

Both doubles teams once again fought hard at the sectional tourney and captured the top two places in doubles. Way to go Scouts!! 


doubles champions

Thank you to all the parents and teammates who came out ...braving the cold temps
and wind to cheer on your fellow Scouts!! It takes a village! The team support is critical to the success we have had and will have in the future. Lets keep psyched.....Lets keep positive Scouts. We are coming into the last turn...the STATE meet this Thursday!! Time to Shine!!

Way to go Scouts!! 
Lets do this!!!

 
10/12/13
Lake Forest - Conference Co-Champions!
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani - #1 Singles Conference Champion
- defeated S. Henderson (Antioch) 6-0,6-0
- defeated G. Schoenburg (Grant) 7-5,6-0
- defeated K . Bihel (Warren) 6-4,3-6,6-3
#2 Christina Zordani - #2 Singles Conference Champion
- defeated M. Brost (Antioch) 6-0,6-2
- defeated A. Soheil (Lake Zurich) 6-0,6-0
- defeated A. Mella (Warren) 6-0,6-3

Doubles
:
#1 Victoria Falk/ Catherine Orfanos - Placed Second in Conference
- defeated Casey/Bendfeldt (Lake Zurich) 6-0,6-0
- defeated  Mella/ Sunday (Warren) 6-0,6-1
- lost to Kiven/Kirsch (Stevenson) 6-1,6-2
#2 Margaux Miller/ Caroline Asmussen - Placed Second in Conference
- defeated Borgman/Rousel (Vernon Vills) 6-3,6-2
- defeated Vrabel/Schultz (Warren) 6-3,6-2
- lost to Dong/Tulchinskaya (Stevenson) 6-3,6-2

#3 Brynn Carlson/ Zoe Park - Placed Second in Conference
- defeated Rasmussen/Buhrman (Lakes) 6-1,6-1
- defeated O'Brien/Zysk (Warren) 6-3,6-0
- lost to Rubin/Kelmis (Stevenson) 6-4,3-6,6-4

Way to go Scouts!!!
Psyched!!

 
10/05/13
Lake Forest "Power Quad" Invite
ROUND 1
Lake Forest 5 - Deerfield 1
Singles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos defeated N. Brown 6-0,6-1
#2 Natassia Najman defeated I. Zacharias 6-0,6-1
Doubles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani/ Christina Zordani defeated Zrenson/Lozovsky 6-0,6-0
#2 Victoria Valk/Brynn Carlson defeated Charan/Saed 6-2,6-2
#3 Olivia Murphy/ Caroline Asmussen defeated Siegel/Haberman 6-1,6-1
#4 Alia Alsikafi/ Sofie Koppmann lost to Silberman/Borovsky 6-4,7-5

ROUND 2
Lake Forest 2 - Hinsdale Central 3
Singles:
#1 Christina Zordani lost to B. Lorenzini 6-3,4-6,10-4
#2 Atherine Orfanos defeated S. Keta 6-2,2-6,10-5
Doubles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani/ Victoria Falk defeated Lee/Valiunatte 6-1,6-2
#2 Colleen Morris/Margaux Miller lost to Burich/Oku 7-5,6-4
#3 Brynn Carlson/ Zoe Park lost to Ballantine/Ritter 6-4,6-4
Round 3
Lake Forest 5 - New Trier 1
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated T. Tamblyn 6-7(4),6-2, 10-5
#2 Victoria Falk lost to C. Frei 6-4,6-3
Doubles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos/ Christina Zordani defeated Mackinnon/McCullough 6-1,6-2
#2 Margaux Miller/Colleen Morris defeated Wolkoff/Huber 6-1,6-1
#3 Olivia Murphy/Caroline Asmussen defeated Rissman/Grant 6-2,2-6,11-9
#4 Sarah Geldermann/Natassia Najman defeated Siegel/Ross 3-6,6-4, 10-2

The Power Quad lived up to its name on Saturday ....with four of the top teams in the state battling it out on the court! The Scouts fought valiantly and had to dig deep against their tough opponents! Led by seniors... Catherine Orfanos(captain), Victoria Falk (captain), Elizabeth Zordani and Olivia Murphy....the Scouts were able to defeat two of the three talented teams!! Today was our day to honor our awesome seniors...just a few words from their teammates to describe them...
Seniors

Catherine - leader, warrior on court, awesome positive friend off court, compassionate, resilient

Victoria - leader, strong, creative, determined, aggressive, responsible, team-first

Elizabeth - competitor, inspiring, calm, kind, pushes team to do their best, committed, caring

Olivia - smiley, always supportive, joyful, loves the game, loyal, always puts team in good mood

We love our seniors!!!!
We love our Scouts!!!
We are Psyched!!!

 
10/3/13
Lake Forest 4 - Stevenson 2
1  match pending...Scouts lost the makeup match so final score is 4-3
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated Z. Manion 0-6,6-2,6-3
#2 Christina Zordani defeated V. Rao 6-0,6-1
#3 Zoe Park defeated N. Rezania 6-1,6-0
Doubles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos/ Victoria Falk lost to Kirsch/Kiven 6-2,6-2
#2 Margaux Miller/Colleen Morris vs.Dong/Tulchinskaya -6-4,2-6,3-5..will finish Tues.
#3 Brynn Carlson/ Caroline Asmussen defeated Kelmis/Rubin 4-6,6-4,6-3
#4 Natassia Najman/ Sofie Koppmann lost to Heidkamp/Negroho 6-0,6-4

The Scouts faced the talented Patriots on Thursday, and it was a battle from the very start! The Scouts withstood the early storms showing great patience and perseverance. The Scout energy was running high, very positive and helped us clinch the victory. The patriots challenged the Scouts both mentally  and physically....what an exciting match for both teams!! Way to go Scouts for staying cool, calm .. and collected during your awesome matches!!

Game Balls Awarded to: Brynn Carlson and Caroline Asmussen
Brynn and Caroline came from behind to win an exciting...and much needed match against the Patriots. They played smart doubles...and most importantly...they never, ever gave up!! Brynn and Caroline believed in themselves, executed key strategy and had a champions attitude!!! Way to go Brynn and Caroline...You rocked it!!!

 
10/1/13
Lake Forest 7 - Zion Benton 0
Singles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos defeated S. Tonin 6-0,6-0
#2 Margaux Miller defeated L. Cox 6-0,6-0
#3 Brynn Carlson defeated J. Areans 6-0,6-0
Doubles:
#1 Colleen Morris/Zoe Park defeated Jackola/Ruple 6-1,6-0
#2 Olivia Murphy/Caroline Asmussen defeated Growth/Kursher 6-1,6-2
#3 Sarah Geldermann/Coco Pollard defeated Maenanna/Turner 6-1,6-0
#4 Sofie Koppmann/Alia Alsikafi defeated Hillingshead/Gilmore 6-1,6-0

The Scouts were calculated and very efficient playing the Zee Bees on Tuesday!! They played their aggressive game and as a result dropped only 6 total games! Way to go Scouts!!

Game Ball Awarded to: Brynn Carlson
Brynn is in an elite categorgy now...earning her first ever "GOLDEN SET"!! Playing a mistake free set is not easy. It takes incredible concentration, control, consistancy and competitiveness...C4!!

Way to work C4 Brynn!! Brynn was moving through the contact on ever shot and was as a result directing ever point!! Way to Go Byrnn...you rocked it!!

 
9/28/13 - Lake Forest Cookout
ROUND 1
Lake Forest 6 - Hinsdale South 0
Singles:
#1 Christina Zordani defeated P. Bozhilova 6-0,6-0
#2 Catherine Orfanos defeated V. Bozhilova 6-0,6-0
#3 Alai Alsikafi defeated K. Horvath 6-1,6-0

Doubles:
#1 Colleen Morris/Victoria Falk defeated Droske/Motuzyte 6-0,6-0
#2 Zoe Park/Natassia Najmann defeated Puz/Candel 6-1,6-0
#3 Sofie Koppmann/Sarah Geldermann defeated Atluri/Atluri 6-1,6-1
ROUND 2
Lake Forest 4 - Barrington 2
Singles:
#1 Christina Zordani defeated M.Linden 7-5,6-3
#2 Colleen Morris defeated C. Levy 6-1,6-0

Doubles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos/ Victoria Falk defeated Hirsch/Donoghue 6-0,6-0
#2 Margaux Miller/Brynn Carlson defeated Broustis/Vuk 6-3,6-2
#3 Olivia Murphy/Caroline Asmussen lost to Quenreri/Nordli 6-4,2-6,(10-4)
#4 Sofie Koppmann/Sarah Geldermann lost to Carrol/Leontyev 6-3 (one set only)
ROUND 3
Lake Forest 2 - Lyons Township 3 (overall score 3-3)
Singles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos lost to A. Chatt 6-0,6-1
#2 Zoe Park lost to J. Bosovic 6-3,6-2

Doubles:
#1 Christina Zordani/ Victoria Falk defeated Thoms/Vasic 6-4,6-0
#2 Colleen Morris/Margaux Miller defeated Sherman/Hickey 6-2,6-1
#3 Brynn Carlson/Olivia Murphy lost to Kaehler/Schwartz 6-2,6-0
#4 Caroline Asmussen/Natassia Najman defeated Delise/Allison 6-4,4-6,(10-6)


LF cookout
The cookout was a huge success!! Special thank you to team moms Linda Orfanos and Karen Falk for organizing this great event and to all the parents who made it happen. The Scout parents and their daughters rocked the cookout!! Thank you for making this day so special for everyone. Wow... What a day! The weather was perfect... The food was amazing...and the level of play was awesome!! Scout pride....soaring high!! Way to represent :-)

Game ball awarded to: Christina Zordani
Christina was down...but not out in her match against Barrington's Michelle Linden! Christina was down 2-5 in the first set and battled her way back to clinch it 7-5. She dialed in...focusing on exploiting Linden's weakness and minimizing unforced errors.

C4...concentration... control...confidence...competitiveness.  Way to go Christina!!

Game balls awarded to: Colleen Morris and Margaux Miller
Colleen and Margaux were all business during their match against Lyons Township. They were both moving aggressively toward the ball at the baseline which created many opportunities  for them to poach at the net. Their footwork was nonstop and their focus was unwavering! They are  an intimidating duo!! Way to go Colleen and Margaux!!

LF Cookout

 
9/24/13
Lake Forest 8 - Warren 0
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated K. Bihel 6-0,6-4
#2 .Catherine Orfanos defeated A. Mella 6-4,6-4
#3 Natassia Najman defeated R. Pantelyuhl 6-1,6-3
#4 Alia Alsikafi defeated A. Harper 6-1,6-1
Doubles:
#1 Victoria Falk/ Christina Zordani defeated Mella/Sunday 6-0,6-2
#2 Zoe Park/Colleen Morris defeated Schultz/Vrabel 6-0,6-3
#3 Margaux Miller/Olivia Murphy defeated O'brien/Zysk 6-2,6-3
#4 Sarah Geldermann/Sofie Koppmann defeated Marechkevichute/Ryczek 6-2,6-0

It was a perfectly windy day for the Scouts home match against the Warren Blue Devils.The Scouts embraced the conditions and used the wind to their advantage. Taking quick, small steps and never setting their feet early was the key to victory. The Scouts once again dominated by playing smart, high percentage tennis! Way to go Scouts!!

Game Ball Awarded to: 
Alia Alsikafi

Alia put all her cards on the table Tuesday...and played them brilliantly!! Alia moved through every ground stroke and volley as she directed each and every point. Her feet never stopped moving. Alia was confident, and her strokes were relaxed and aggressive!! What a dangerous combination! Keep up the great work Alia...You rocked It!! 

 
09/21/13 - Scouts are York High School Invitational Champions!
Round 1
Lake Forest 5 - York 1
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated A. Rivera 6-0,6-0
#2 Colleen Morris defeated P. Wing 6-0,6-0
Doubles:
#1 Christina Zordani/ Catherine Orfanos defeated Porter/Avgerinos 6-3,6-3
#2 Brynn Carlson/Zoe Park defeated Riek/Chamberlin 6-4,6-3
#3 Sarah Geldermann/Natassia Najman defeated Kayman/Maniola 6-3,6-4
#4 Alia Alsikafi/ Sofie Koppmann lost to Levin/Paist 6-4,6-3
Round 2
Lake Forest 5 - Homewood-Flossmore 1
Singles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos lost to H. Porter 3-6,6-4, (10-4)
#2 Zoe Park defeated K. Mack 6-0,6-2
Doubles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani/ Christina Zordani defeated Maxwell/Osabuohein 6-0,6-0
#2 Colleen Morris / Brynn Carlson defeated Wenckus/ Sykes 6-1,6-0
#3 Olivia Murphy/ Caroline Asmussen defeated Manfield/Kenton 6-3,6-0
#4 Sarah Geldermann/ Natassia Najman defeated Wilkins/Carter 6-1,6-1
Round 3
Lake Forest 6 - Whitney Young 0
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated A. Boston 6-0,6-0
#2 Zoe Park defeated K. Barclay 6-0,6-0
#3 Sofie Koppmann defeated N. Martin 6-0,6-0
Doubles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos/ Christina Zordani defeated Mitchell/Kaplan 6-0,6-0
#2 Colleen Morris/ Brynn Carlson defeated Stolar/ Leib 6-1,6-0
#3 Olivia Murphy/ Caroline Asmussen defeated Lugo/ Carpenter 6-0,6-0

It was a "Scout blue" day on Saturday...not a cloud in the sky!! I can't decide what I am more proud of...the amazing play by the scouts or the way they represented and treated their opponents. The quiet confidence...the resilience...the class act of the Scouts! The Scouts are firing on all cylinders and I could not be more proud! Way to compete...and to pay attention to the road to victory...not just the victory!! You rocked it Scouts!!

Game Balls Awarded to:
Elizabeth Zordani and Christina Zordani!

Elizabeth and Christina silenced the tough Whitney Young team by their aggressive movement at the net and smart baseline play. They were all business from the moment they stepped onto the court. Elizabeth and Christina totally dominated every aspect of play. Their footwork is unmatched and their positioning is aggressive and right on!!! Great job Elizabeth and Christina...You rocked it!!

 
09/20/13
Lake Forest 6 - Moline 0
Singles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated K. Helms 6-0,6-0
#2 Margaux Miller defeated S. Borisuth 6-0,6-3
#3 Alia Alsikafi defeated E. Vellenga-Clark 6-4,6-2
Doubles:
#1 Victoria Falk/Christina Zordani defeated Ray/Ray 6-0,6-0
#2 Catherine Orfanos/Colleen Morris  defeated Dawson/Hutton 6-0,6-1
#3 Zoe Park/Brynn Carlson defeated Brahm/Brahm 6-4,6-0

The Scouts made the most of their Friday afternoon by playing smart, efficient points against Moline...shutting them down 6-0! Scout energy was high and Scout feet were light as they moved toward  victory on the court! Way to Go Scouts!!

Game Ball Awarded to:  Margaux Miller
Margaux walked onto the court on Friday with specific goals... and she met all of them. Margaux grooved her ground strokes, attacked short balls, added more spin to her serve, stayed focused and as a result...drove her opponent crazy! Margaux  stayed cool, calm, and collected ...and let her talent shine!! Way to go Margaux..You rocked it!!

 
9/19/13
Lake Forest 7 - Mundelein 0
Singles:
#1 Victoria Falk  defeated K. Majewski  6-0,6-0
#2 Margaux Miller defeated A. Arendt 6-0,6-0
#3 Natassia Najman defeated K. Cigelnik 6-2,6-1
Doubles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos/Christina Zordani defeated Jump/McCauley 6-0,6-0
#2 Brynn Carlson/Colleen Morris defeated Ewing/Peterson 6-0,6-1
#3 Olivia Murphy/Caroline Asmussen defeated Hero/Hoffie 6-0,6-0
#4 Natassia Najman/Sofie Koppmann defeated Rasmussen/Sakhaven 6-3,0-6,7-5
#5 Alia Alsikafi/Sarah Geldermann defeated West/Abuyuan 6-1,6-0

The Scouts heard the loud wild Mustangs court side cheering... but that could not...and definitely would not break the focus and drive of the Scouts!!! The mighty Scouts corralled the Mustangs 7-0!!! Way to go Scouts!!!

Game Ball Awarded to: Victoria Falk
Victoria played an aggressive, calculated singles match. She stayed close to the baseline--always looking for opportunities to attack and transition to the net. Setting up her seemingly effortless volleys was a sight to see! Vicky-T's signature  kick serve was extremely effective. It's not easy to remain focused for an entire match...but Victoria did just that!! Way to Go Victoria!!

 
9/17/13
LFHS 8 vs. Libertyville 0
Singles:
#1 Christina Zordani defeated H. Roach 6-0, 6-0
#2 Catherine Orfanos defeated C. Klein 6-1, 6-1
#3 Zoe Park defeated P. Leventis 6-1, 6-0
Doubles:
#1 Victoria Falk/Colleen Morris defeated Blaser/Grabowski 6-0, 6-0
#2 Margaux Miller/Brynn Carlson defeated Anderson/Wagner 6-2, 6-4
#3 Olivia Murphy/Caroline Asmussen defeated Agve/Kiuggt 6-1, 6-3
#4 Natassia Najman/Sofie Koppmann defeated Rasmusen/Sakhavan 6-3, 0-6, 7-5
#5 Alia Alsikafi/ Sarah Geldermann defeated Griffith/Considine 7-5, 7-6(4)

The Scouts are beginning to gain some speed folks...and all I can say is...LOOK OUT!

The team is working hard to focus on the key fundamentals and strategies we have been working on in practice....and applying them to match play. The Scouts are not afraid to take some risks--and the reward is huge. The Scouts tamed the Wildcats 8-0 !!! Way to go SCOUTS!!! Lets keep the momentum going:-)

Quote for the day..
"Why were you guys on the court for so long...wasn't the score 0,0"?
"Ya...we were having fun"

Game Ball Awarded to: Catherine Orfanos
Catherine started off her match extremely focused...unwilling to give her opponent any easy points. Her intensity, focus and smart play continued throughout the entire match. She stayed close to the baseline and remained on the attack looking for opportunities to transition to the net. Crisp...focused...aggressive...Great match Catherine!!! You rocked it!!!

 

09/12/13
Lake Forest 7 - Lake Zurich 0
Singles:

#1 Catherine Orfanos defeated S. Wilson 6-0,6-0
#2 Colleen Morris defeated B. Casey 6-0 6-2
#3 Natassia Najman defeated A. Soheil 6-7, 6-1, 10-6

Doubles:
#1 Victoria Falk/Christina Zordani defeated Bendfeldt/Leahy 6-2,6-0
#2 Brynn Carlson/Margaux Miller defeated Bendfeldt/Johnson 6-2,6-0
#3 Olivia Murphy/Caroline Asmussen defeated Han/Dilton 6-2,6-3
#4 Sofie Koppmann/Alia lsikafi defeated Repplinger/Brodner 6-4,6-2

The Scouts shut down conference opponent Lake Zurich on thursday by a score of 7-0...never letting them taste even one sweet victory. The Scouts continue to work hard implementing what we have been working on in practice! Their hustle is unmatched and the communication in doubles was so positive!!

 Way to go Scouts!!

Game Balls Awarded to...
Sofie Koppmann and Alia Alsikafi!
Sofie and Alia had a break-through match Thursday!! A weight seemed to be lifted off their shoulders as they moved into their returns, approach shots and volleys. In the second set, everything came together!! High-fives were flying...first serves were landing...poaching movement was spot on!! Way to keep focused ladies...You Rock!!! 

Conversation worth noting...(unknown):
"Hey look...there is a lake.  I never knew there was a lake here!"
"You never knew there was a lake?  It's called Lake Zurich."
"Ohhhhh, I never thought about that. I didn't know there was an actual lake."  

 
09/11/13
Lake Forest 7 - Vernon Hills 0
Singles:

#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated E. Borgman 6-0, 6-0
#2 Zoe Park defeated M. Tsakadze 6-0, 6-0
#3 Natassia Najman defeated V. Sobolev 6-1, 6-1

Doubles:
#1 Christina Zordani/Catherine Orfanos defeated Jacoby/Roshass 6-0, 6-0
#2 Colleen Morris/Brynn Carlson defeated Rousell/Kathuria 6-0, 6-1
#3 Margaux Miller/Olivia Murphy defeated Namburi/Sivaram 6-2, 6-2
#4 Sofie Koppmann/Alia Alsikafi defeated Cirone/Kosoglaz 6-1, 6-0

The Scouts are really coming together and focusing on ways to improve their game... for the benefit of the team!! We are beginning to challenge ourselves-- taking more risk in movement and seeing the reward! Way to play smart Scouts and work together!!

Game Balls Awarded to:
Catherine Orfanos and Christina Zordani!

Catherine and Christina adjusted well to their opponents strategy and moved brilliantly at the net. The poaching was aggressive and well executed. The vibe was all positive. Catherine and Christina's amazing footwork allowed them to own the net!! Nice job Catherine and Christina..You dominated!! 

Quote for the day: Elizabeth Zordani:
"This match is dedicated to the people affected by the attacks of 9/11/01. The remembrance of 9/11 will be in the minds/hearts of Americans forever"


 
09/09/13
Lake Forest 8 - Loyola 1
Singles:

#1 Elizabeth Zordani defeated N. Hughes 6-0, 6-0
#2 Zoe Park defeated E. Nichols 6-1, 6-2
#3 Natassia Najman defeated M. Foley 6-2, 6-1
#4 Sarah Geldermann defeated O. Ryan 6-2, 6-1
Doubles:
#1 Christina Zordani/Catherine Orfanos defeated Witkowski/Witkowski 6-2, 6-0
#2 Colleen Morris/Victoria Falk defeated Miller/Reynolds 6-0, 6-1
#3 Brynn Carlson/Margaux Miller defeated Michalek/Mejia 6-2, 6-4
#4 Caroline Asmussen/Olivia Murphy defeated Lawler/Lyons 6-4, 6-3
#5 Sofie Koppmann/Alia Alsikafi lost to Trimble/Stone 6-4, 6-2

The first dual meet of the 2013 Scout tennis season was a huge success with a 8-1 victory over Loyola. The Scouts battled through the over 90-degree temperatures and looked very "chill" when finished!!! Way to go SCOUTS!!!

Game Balls Awarded to:
Singles - Natassia Najman
Natassia started her match off playing her style of tennis...aggressive...and powerful!! The only problem was her opponent  loved it! Natassia executed a new game plan...one that we had been working on in practice and it worked brilliantly!! She changed the game plan...which led to her 6-2,6-1 victory!! Great job Natassia!!!

Doubles - Olivia Murphy/Caroline Asmussen
Olivia and Caroline had a break-thru match against Loyola. They did an amazing job of moving at the net and covering for each other!! The energy was so positive and the feet were "Happy." Great job implementing the keys points we have been working on in practice!!! Way to go Olivia and Caroline...you rocked it!!!

 

09/07/13
Deerfield Invitational - Lake Forest Placed Second.
Nice Job Scouts!
Singles:
#1 Catherine Orfanos - Placed Second

defeated K. Vasic (OPRF) 6-2, 6-0
defeated A. Lozovsky (Deerfield) 6-1, 6-1
lost to Z Manion (Stevenson) 6-4, 6-3

#2 Victoria Falk - Placed First
defeated E. Nichols (Loyola) 6-0, 6-2
defeated J. Arenson (Deerfield) 6-1, 6-3
defeated I. Swenson (NT) 6-0, 6-3

#3 Zoe Park - Placed Third

defeated to A. Levin (HP) 6-3, 6-3
lost to I. Arafa (Stevenson) 6-1, 6-4
defeated N. Brown (Deerfield) 6-3, 6-1

#4 Natassia Najman Placed Third

defeated A. Batcha (Prospect) 6-3, 6-1
lost to R. Mopper (Stevenson) 6-4, 6-3
defeated I. Ross (New Trier) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2

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Doubles:
#1 Elizabeth Zordani/Christina Zordani - Placed First
defeated Siegel/Silberman (Deerfield) 6-0, 6-1
defeated Cooper/Berkman (Highland Park) 6-1, 6-2
defeated Kiven/Kirsch (Stevenson) 6-1, 6-1

#2 Colleen Morris/Margaux Miller - Placed Second
defeated Miller/Reynolds (Loyola) 7-5, 6-1
defeated Rhum/Frommer (Highland Park) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
lost to Tulchinskaya/Dong (Stevenson) 3-6, 7-5, 6-1

#3 Brynn Carlson/Caroline Asmussen
defeated Crone/Haberman (Deerfield) 6-0, 6-0
lost to Rubin/Kelmis (Stevenson) 7-5,6-0
defeated Cronin/Cronin (OPRF) 6-4, 6-0

#4 Olivia Murphy/Sofie Koppmann
- Placed Seventh
lost to Walker/McNeill (OPRF) 6-4, 6-1
lost to Lawler/Lyons (Loyola) 7-5, 6-3
defeated Groh/Peroussanova (Prospect) 6-0, 6-0

 
08/31/13
New Trier Quad
Lake Forest 4 - New Trier (Green)
1
Singles:
#1 Colleen Morris defeated C. McKinnon 7-6(5), 6-1
#2 Caroline Asmussen lost to M. Beyer 6-0, 6-0
Doubles:
#1 Victoria Falk/Margaux Miller defeated Katz/Heinkamp 6-3, 6-3
#2 Brynn Carlson/Zoe Park defeated Peters/McNitt 6-3, 6-1
#3 Alia Alsikafi/Coco Pollard defeated Schuld/Ross 6-2, 6-4
Way to Go Scouts!
Lake Forest 2 - Highland Park 3
Singles:
#1 Victoria Falk defeated J. Abt 6-1, 6-0
#2 Colleen Morris defeated V. Griffin 6-2, 6-2
Doubles:
#1 Brynn Carlson/Margaux Miller lost to Berkman/Cooper 6-4, 6-2
#2 Olivia Murphy/Sofie Koppmann lost to Rhum/Frommer 6-2, 6-0
#3 Natassia Najman/Sarah Gelderman lost to Raab/Retsky 6-1, 6-0

Lake Forest 4 - Oak Park River Forest 1
Singles:
#1 Victoria Falk defeated J. Owens 6-0, 6-1
#2 Zoe Park defeated P. Schafer 6-1, 6-0
Doubles:
#1 Margaux Miller/Colleen Morris defeated Cronin/Cronin 6-0, 6-0
#2 Caroline Asmussen/Brynn Carlson defeated McNeill/Walker 6-3, 6-2
#3 Alia Alsikafi/Coco Pollard lost to Amaya/Coogan 7-5, 6-3
Nice Job Scouts!

 


 


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