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Sports - December 7, 2012

Falcons girls tennis 2nd in EBAL

Team makes it to NCS semifinals

Foothill's girls varsity tennis team ended the year on top by making it into the North Coast Section semifinals.

The team came in second in the East Bay Athletic League playoffs, trailing behind Danville's Monte Vista High School. In fact, Monte Vista and San Ramon Valley are the only two schools that beat Foothill during the entire season.

The second-place league ranking gives Foothill a solid fifth-place ranking in the entire NCS, which includes high schools from throughout Northern California.

The Falcons beat Santa Rosa's Maria Carrillo High School in the first round of playoffs with a competitive score of 6-1. Foothill went on to beat Walnut Creek's Northgate High School in the second round with a score of 5-2.

Ultimately, Monte Vista came out on top with a score of 6-1.

The Foothill varsity team members are Genesis Aguila, Sophia Angst, Valentina Bunnell, Karen Chang, Jessica Chen, Leeane Chen, C.C. Gerlach, Alexa Hanson, Catie Kim, Katarina McGaughy, Ariana Motavalli, Melissa Muller, Kelsey Ouyang, Allison Wong and Alicia Yang.

The team is led by coach Kendra Zierau and assistant coach Yvonne Hoppe.


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