SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. - The Mount Vernon Varsity Boys Tennis team (1-0) started the new year on the right foot on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 24, shutting out the North Springs Spartans 5-0 on the road.
"It was an impressive start to the year for our boys," Head Coach Sheldon Staples said. "So many players and parents showed up on a cold, blustery afternoon to support each other."
Mount Vernon's no. 1 singles Liam O'Leary took an 8-1 victory while no. 2 singles Cadyn Dawson was on the winning side 8-3.
Christopher Collins won at no. 3 singles as well for the Mustangs at 8-2.
Mount Vernon took both doubles matches.
Kiefer Hurtado and Jac Crouch won the no. 1 doubles match 8-1 while Davis Reiger and Parker Groch won at no. 4 doubles 8-6 in a back-and-forth battle.
The Mustangs returns to the court on Thursday, Jan. 26 traveling to play rival Holy Innocents.
First serve is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. at the Chastain Tennis Center.
The Varsity Girls open their season on Thursday against Holy Innocents as well.
Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.