Portland Girls Varsity Tennis

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Girls Tennis Finishes Season at the State Finals

On Friday, the varsity girls tennis team traveled to Novi for the Division 4 State Tournament. The highlight of the day came from 1 doubles juniors Riley Thelen and Rachel VanHouten who took out the number 2 seed before ending their season as state quarter-finalists. Our two other quarter-finalists are 3 singles freshman Kayla Weller

Varsity Girls Tennis Shuts Out Fowlerville

Yesterday the varsity girls tennis team traveled to Fowlerville to wrap up league play. The girls swept all 8 flights, giving the Raiders back-to-back 8-0 wins! Winning for Portland were singles Rebekah Ludema, Ainsley Ludema,  Kayla Weller, Taylor Jenks, and doubles Rachel VanHouten/Riley Thelen, Dezirae Thomas/Julia Savage, Maura Lufkin/Novelle Matteson, Emily Bigelow/Danielle Curtiss. The girls next

Varsity Tennis Shuts Out Lansing Catholic

Yesterday the varsity girls tennis team hosted Lansing Catholic to open up the week of the CAAC tournament. Even though Lansing Catholic tried to make comebacks on a few courts, the Raiders were too much to handle and swept the Cougars 8-0. Winning for Portland were singles Rebekah Ludema, Aisnley Ludema, Kayla Weller, Taylor Jenks,

Portland Tennis Third in Tough Spring Sport Carnival Field

On Saturday, the varsity girls tennis teams brought 3 teams ranked in the top 5 to their Spring Sports Carnival. The girls topped Kalamazoo Hackett to finish 3rd in the quad. Flight runners-up for Portland were 1 doubles Riley Thelen and Rachel VanHouten and 1 singles Rebekah Ludema. The girls host Lansing Catholic at 4:00 today!  Bringing

Varsity Tennis and Williamston End in a Tie

Before the match, we knew there was a very good chance that every single flight against Williamston would be a dog fight, and our predictions held true. After over three hours of play, we split 4-4 with Williamston. Many of the flights are proving to be tough under pressure; we have won the majority of

Varsity Tennis Pummels Ionia

Yesterday the varsity girls tennis team improved to 2-0 in the league with a 7-1 win over the Ionia Bulldogs. Winning for Portland were 2 singles Ainsley Ludema, 3 singles Kayla Weller, 4 singles Taylor Jenks, and all doubles Rachel VanHouten/Riley Thelen, Sam Weber/Maura Lufkin, Julia Savage/Novelle Matteson, Emily Bigelow/Dezirae Thomas. They challenged us in

Varsity Tennis Crushes ER

Just before getting on the bus to travel to Eaton Rapids, a season ending injury forced a whole-sale of line up changes. The girls could have easily become rattled and distracted, but they remained resilient and focused on executing. A win to open up league play is always a good thing, but today it says

Girls Varsity Tennis Ties Lakewood

Today we battled both a senior-heavy Lakewood team and the wind. Our youth was apparent, but we were able to identify areas in which we need to improve so we are able to meet our potential. Although a tie may not be the most exciting result, matching up with one of the best Lakewood teams we’ve ever

Both Girls Varsity and JV Tennis Team Beat St. Johns

PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL 6, ST. JOHNS HIGH SCHOOL 2 We opened our dual match season today with a solid win over St. Johns. They are much improved from last year, having only graduated 3 seniors and bringing in a terrific freshman to play #1 singles. So far our young team has responded really well to

Tennis Results: North Muskegon 16, Whitehall 14, Portland 13, and DeWitt 5

The girls varsity tennis team opened their season Saturday night hosting an annual quad at MSU. They showed signs of growing pains and other signs of picking up right where they left off from last year. Coach Niebling said, “After losing three of our top singles and three of our top doubles players — some of whom