This year’s 2020 jv conference was held at both Harlem High school and at the Guilford tennis center. Only the top 8 girls on the freshmen/Soph team (JV) were able to go. This year’s conference had only 9 schools (Belvidere North, Belvidere, Boylan, Guilford, Hono, Freeport, East, Auburn, Harlem) ! The conference only included first doubles (Lucy Madera and Alicia Downey), second doubles (Kayla Kknoepfle and Savannah Mirable) and third doubles (Emily Temple and Elise Ward) and first singles (Sydney Tillema) and second singles (Denise Aguilar). Everyone that went to the conference were all sophomores. The conference took place on October 2nd and 3rd (friday and saturday) Both busses left exactly at 3:15 on friday for their first day at conference. Every doubles player from Belvidere north won their first match.(which is always the most important)! First doubles beat Harlem, second doubles beat Auburn, and third doubles beat Harlem as well.
The first day was amazing! Everyone was looking forward to tomorrow. On October 3rd The busses for both schools were to be gone out of the Belvidere North school parking lot at exactly 8:30 a.m. The bus ride was around 15 minutes. Before all the matches start everyone would get a 10 minute warmup with your opponent(s). On the second day (the final day) First doubles played Guilford and Boylan. Second doubles played Guilford and Harlem, and lastly third doubles played Guilford and Harlem.
For scoring, first doubles placed 4th in the #1 doubles category. Second doubles placed 1st in the #2 doubles categpry. Third doubles also placed 4th in the #3 doubles category. Also playing singles, Sydney Tillema placed 4th in the #1 singles category, and Denise Aguilar placed 1st in the #2 singles category. Everyone did great this year! Overall Belvidere North places 2nd!