James River Athletic Complex, April 29, 2021. LC Bird traveled to the JRHS Tennis Complex for a much-anticipated match against the Rapids. Tennis fans were not disappointed to see several well-played matches culminating in James River’s Allen Shepherd and David Cho’s doubles match against Bird’s Keiling and Wade. With the sun setting, fans and players watched Court 4 attentively as Shepherd and Cho fought to give the Rapids a clean sweep, which they did with a 9-7 win. In earlier singles action Zain Quader bested Will Waid, 6-1, 6-0. Andrew Kim won a hard fought match against Anson Ni, 6-2, 6-0. Nick Owen prevailed over a game Carter Walker, 6-1, 6-1. Spencer Crane played strong tennis in a convincing win over Hunter McGrath 6-1, 6-1. David Cho had an outstanding performance in his win over Cole Kieling, 6-0, 6-2. And, Allen Shepherd rallied to win 6-1, 6-1. In doubles action, Kim and Owen shined brightly in a 8-0 victory over Singer/Ni. Quader and Crane continued their winning ways in an 8-0 win over Walker/McGrath.
match against the Rapids.