High School Sports

SCISA 2008 All-Area Boys Tennis

Athlete of the year: Andy Greenberg, Hammond, Senior

Accomplishments: SCISA Player of the Year after finishing 8-1 in region play and 9-7 overall.

5 Things I Like About My Sport

1. "A come-from-behind victory in a third-set tiebreaker after losing the first set and being down in the second."

2. "The mental toughness tennis has taught me that I can use in other situations off the court."

3. "Finding a way to win a match when I’m not playing my best tennis."

4. "Overhead shots."

5. "The personal accomplishment I feel after winning a match."

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THE TEAM

Andy Greenberg | Hammond

Senior was SCISA Player of the Year after finishing 8-1 in region play and 9-7 overall. Was Hammond’s MVP.

Ben Horst | Hammond

Made SCISA all-state team as an eighth-grader. 7-1 in region play and 12-3 overall at No. 2 singles.

Ira Ursy | Hammond

Finished freshman season by going 10-0 in region play and 14-3 overall.

Marshall Sanford | Heathwood Hall

9-7 overall at No. 1 singles and was selected to the all-state team.

John Burg | Heathwood Hall

13-3 overall at No. 2 singles.

Honorable mention: Baker West, Hammond; Brandon Brigss, Cardinal Newman.

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