TENNIS: Saline Girls Open the Season Against Novi

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Chilly weather didn't stop the Hornets from enjoying the beginning of the Saline girls varsity tennis season Thursday.

The Hornets lost their season opener to Novi - their traditional opening day opponent - 6-2.

Picking up victories for Saline were Sophie Dubovoy, at 2-singles, and Emma Arsenault and Eva Cueto, at 2-Doubles.

"We played well today considering this was our first time out and we haven't even really had challenge matches for seeding because of the weather," coach Andy BeDell said.

Dubovoy, a senior, won her match 6-4 and 6-0.

"Sophie played really well and won in straight sets, getting stronger as she went," BeDell said.

Emma Arsenault (right) and Eva Cueto celebrate a point.

Arsenault, a senior, and Cueto, a sophomore, won their match 6-4, 1-6 and 6-1. 

"Two doubles played an outstanding match with the matchup of our senior and sophomore. They both played varsity last year but hadn't played together before. They won against a tough opponent," BeDell said.

One of the best performances of the day was turned in by the freshman doubles team of Kylie Warner and Gabbie Engelhardt. They lost 4-6, 6-1, 5-7 at 3-doubles.

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