Less than a year ago, Cathy Frusetta and Berenice Bribiesca were only hoping to contribute to the San Benito tennis team in 2011. For Bribiesca, now a senior, it was her first year playing tennis. Frusetta, meanwhile, was trying to gain experience in exhibition matches.
Behind a team of juniors and no seniors, the San Benito girls tennis team surprised the Tri-County Athletic League and finished in second place last fall. A year later, in the Gabilan Division of the new Monterey Bay League, expectations are sky high for the Balers.
Coming off a second-place finish in the final season inside the Tri-County Athletic League last year, the San Benito girls tennis squad returned to the court Tuesday, losing to Carmel 6-1.
San Benito senior Kyle Skinner waited nearly four years to experience a team-based tennis playoffs. This year, thanks to a perfect 10-0 record inside the Tri-County Athletic League’s Mountain Division, Skinner and the Balers accomplished that goal.
Behind three singles victories, the San Benito tennis team stayed undefeated in the Tri-County Athletic season with a 5-2 win over Alvarez.
For the third time in this four years as a San Benito tennis player, Kyle Skinner will find himself alone on the tennis court with his opponent.
Behind No. 1 singles play Kyle Skinner, the Balers tennis team stayed perfect in its league season Tuesday.
Despite San Benito’s John German firing a one-over par 37 at Spyglass Hill Golf Course on Wednesday, the boys golf team fell to Stevenson School.