The Grain Valley Lady Eagles tennis program advanced to the District Finals with their 5-0 win against Belton on October 6th. The win moves the Eagles to an overall record of 5-7 for the season.
Individual winners for Grain Valley against Belton included Kylee Bragaw and Emma Thiessen. Doubles victors included Chelsea Gorden and Finley LaForge, along with Kennedi McCord and Bailey Jinkens. Grain Valley did have four other competitors who were leading their matches when play was halted due to the win threshold needed for district play being reached with five.
Lady Eagles head tennis coach Randy Draper was satisfied with the outcome of the district semifinal win along with keeping an eye on what is ahead.
“Anytime you have the opportunity to play for a District Championship it is a big deal. I am pleased with our progress as a team, so this is a good time to play,” Draper said.
Grain Valley will next host Belton (5-6 season record) on October 8th.