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GHS tennis team looks to reclaim district title

The Gloucester High School girls’ tennis team is on a roll. The Lady Dukes have posted a 6-0 Peninsula District record with three matches remaining, the latest an 8-1 win over Woodside.

All five of the other Gloucester netters’ wins have been just as decisive, with no PD team taking more than two matches from the Dukes thus far.

The GHS team is led by senior co-captain Ellen Stringer who is playing at the number-one seed for the fourth consecutive year. Stringer was the 2009 Peninsula District singles champion and a finalist last season. She is 4-2 against the tough PD competition at the number-one slot. Christine Riddett at number two and junior Alyssa Weakland at number three have been strong and undefeated all season.
Another four-year veteran of the team, senior co-captain Brittany Edwards, has not lost a match at fourth seed and her sister, freshman Olivia Edwards, is undefeated at number five. Senior Shantaya Coston completes at the top six seeds.

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