The Champlain Valley Union High boys and girls tennis teams will be in the postseason playoff chases when they next set foot on courts in competition.
Both had final regular season matches Wednesday (Observer press time) with the girls hoping to conclude an undefeated pre-playoff slate at Stowe High, while the boys were meeting their Stowe foes at Shelburne’s Davis Park.
The Vermont Principals’ Association announces the playoff pairings this week. The CVU girls, 12-0 entering Wednesday’s finale, are in line for the Division 1 top seed.
In the past week, coach Amy deGroot’s girls won three matches. The Redhawks bumped off Essex High 6-1 Wednesday on the road. They then scored home 7-0 triumphs against Colchester High Friday and Stowe High Monday.
The singles quartet of Kathy Joseph, Elyse Killkelly, MacKenzie Buckman and Isabelle Angstman were winners in all three contests. Renee Dauerman and Maia Bertrand also had singles victories.
The boys bowed 6-1 to Essex, with Jack Zullo winning his singles match.
Then came a 5-2 win over Colchester. Ivan llone, Justin Hameline, Stephen Asch and Richard Hall captured their singles matches.