Boys Varsity Tennis vs. SME 3/28

The boy’s varsity tennis team opened their season on March 28th with an intense match vs. Shawnee Mission East. The teams have been rivals for years, and the Jags defeated the Lancers 7-5.

Planning a win, senior Jack Contrucci and freshman Ethan Kumar discuss their playing in between games on March 28th. (Libby Schwabauer)
Mark Kessens takes a leap of faith. (Sana Biswas)
Jack Contrucci serves the ball (Sana Biswas)
Mark Kessens goes low to save the ball (Sana Biswas)
Mark Kessens serving the ball for an easy win. (Sana Biswas)
Delvin Ko making a hit as Akki Poojari impatiently watches(Raman Rana)
Akki Poojari and Delvin Ko greeting their opponent from SME after their lose. (Raman Rana)
David Han bouncing the tennis ball to warm up before his over hand serve (Raman Rana)
Mark Kessens making an overhand serve (Raman Rana).
Going for the kill, junior Akki Poojari hits a forehand against his SME opponent. (Libby Schwabauer)
Senior Delvin Ko hits a backhand on March 28th against SME. (Libby Schwabauer)
Despite the windy and cold weather, freshman Pakito Landeras hits a backhand in hopes for a win against SME. (Libby Schwabauer)
With the one hand slice, freshman Mark Kessens proves his skills to his SME opponent. (Libby Schwabauer)