Mike Dyer reports:
The Mason girls tennis team finished third at the Division I state team tournament Sunday.
The Comets (21-1) defeated Toledo Notre Dame 3-0 in the third place match. Mason lost the opening match 3-0 to Upper Arlington.
“It was a great season,” Mason coach Mike Reid said. “We played hard in the morning.”
Mason, which finished No. 1 in the Division I state coaches’ poll, started at 8:15 am Sunday with the temperature at 39 degrees, Reid said.
Freshman Lizzy Kong (No. 1 singles), senior Nina Cepeda and sister, freshman Isabel Cepeda (No. 1 doubles) and seniors Radhika Pandit and Haley Hopkins (No. 2 doubles) won against Toledo Notre Dame Sunday.
“It was the best (the program has) ever done,” said Reid who completed his third year. “A great season.”