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Varsity Tennis Finishes Season at State
Laine Williams

Altamont's varsity tennis teams completed their seasons at the state finals held April 19-20 in Mobile, Alabama.

The girls team placed second overall (state runner up) with 55 points, just 8 points shy of first place.

Individual results:

Margarette Berdy: singles state champion for 4A-5A

Kaavya Karthikeyan: won the #3 singles position

Sydney Porter: #4 singles runner up

Sophia Sultan: #6 singles runner up

Zoya Bashir: #5 semi-finals

Margarette and Kaavya: #1 doubles runner up

Sydney and Pooja Soni: #2 doubles semi-finals

Zoya and Sophia: #3 doubles semi-finals

The boys team placed third overall in the state.

Individual results:

Sid Doppalapudi and Bart Stephens: state champions at #3 doubles

Guy Mitchell: runner up at #1 singles

Wesley Sudarshan: runner up at #2 singles

Sid: runner up at #6 singles

Guy and Wesley: runner up at #1 doubles

In the sectional 4 tennis tournament, held at the George Ward Tennis on April 13-14, the teams had the following results.

The girls team scored 61 out of a possible 63 points to win the Section 4 Tennis Tournament.
Margarette Berdy: #1 Singles and #1 Doubles Champion
Pooja Soni: #2 Singles Runner up and #2 Doubles Champion
Kaavya Karthikeyan: #3 Singles and #1 Doubles Champion
Sydney Porter: #4 Singles and #2 Doubles Champion
Katherine Grace Whatley: #5 Singles and #3 Doubles Champion
Sophia Sultan: #6 Singles and #3 Doubles Champion

Boys team wins:
Guy Mitchell: #1 Singles Champion and #1 Doubles Champion
Wesley Sudarshan: #2 Singles Champion and #1 Doubles Champion
Bart Stephens: #5 Singles Champion and #3 Doubles Champion
Sid Doppalapudi: #6 Singles Champion and #3 Doubles Champion

Congrats to both teams and their coaches on an amazing season! Go Knights!

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