Girls Varsity A Tennis · Varsity A Tennis Rallies To Defeat Hoover 3-2; Wins District Championship


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The Blue Steaks rallied late to defeat Hoover 3-2 to advance to the State Semifinals for the fifth straight year. The Blue Streaks went down early 2-1 with Caroline Moritz getting Magnificat on the board with a decisive win at third singles. After losing the first set and winning a tight second set, Natalie Smitek claimed the decisive third set in convincing fashion. With the score tied 2-2, Lexi Ospelt and Kayra Koprulu dropped the first set, but rallied to win the second. With the match riding on their racquets, they came up large with a 6-2 third set win to seal the trip to Columbus and a chance to claim their 4th State Team Championship.