Despite many rainouts, Rams tennis finally competed against East Grand Rapids on April 15 and 16.
Paula Downs and Courtney Fedeson, first doubles for Rockford, succumbed after a long battle with EGR. They lost the first set 2-6 but had a major comeback and were ahead 4-1 when rain postponed play until the following day.
Quickly finishing the second set, winning 6-1, the third set was a battle with long rallies and impressive net play. With nearly every game battling to deuce, they lost the final game after 5 deuce scores losing 4-6.
Sophomore, Alyssa Bowman, earned a point for the Rams at #2 singles, winning her match with a score of 6-3, 6-0. Adeline Nelson, freshman, went into split sets with East’s #1 senior. The score was 3-6, 6-0 and then rained out. The following day, Adeline had a great match but lost 3-6.