VALATIE — The Ichabod Crane girls tennis team recently wrapped up another successful season by winning its third straight Section II Class B championship.
The Riders defeated Greenwich in the championship match, 7-0. They advanced to the title match by beating Catskill of the Patroon Conference in the smeifinals, 7-0.
During the year, coach Megan Yeats guided the Riders to an overall record of 13-2. They were co-champions of the Colonial Council with a 9-1 record, went 5-2 against Class A schools and finished second at the Maple Hill Invitational.
Some individual highlights, No. 4 singles player Maddie Grout didn’t lose a match this year and No. 1 singles player Elise Brennan reached the quarterfinals at the Section II Singles Tournament.
The Riders will likely continue on their path of success as all five singles and two of four doubles players return next year.
The Riders roster featured No. 1 singles, Elise Brennan (sophomore); No. 2 singles, Zoe Geiger (freshman); No. 3 singles Maya Brennan (eight grade); No. 4 singles, Maddie Grout (junior); No. 5 singles, Samantha Lantzy (eight grade); No. 1 doubles, Gia Sandagato (freshman) and Katie Barnes (senior); No. 2 doubles, Shannon Ingham (sophomore) and Meredith Buono (senior).
Also contrinuting to the Riders championship season were: Taylor Burnell (junior), Lily Gould (sophomore), Haley Meade (freshman), Elysia Meyer (freshman), Reese Slade (eight grade), Blythe Tamez (senior) and Torre Tamez (sophomore).