Seniors lead South Whidbey boys tennis awards

After sweeping the District 1 boys tennis tournament allocations, South Whidbey celebrated its season with a team banquet Monday night.

The Falcon boys tennis varsity team voted on its awards, including the Falcon, hustle, most improved and most inspirational.

Guy Sparkman, a senior, won the Falcon Award for best representing South Whidbey High School, demonstrating sportsmanship and encouraging his teammates.

Taylor Simmons, a senior, won the Hustle Award, which is bestowed to the player who fights for points, runs down lobs and scraps in rallies.

First-year Falcon tennis player Mitchell Hughes was voted most improved. The senior joined the boys tennis team and was a fixture on the varsity roster as a doubles player.

Jack Hood, a junior, won most inspirational for being a role model and encouraging others.


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