Four Rivers Falcons open tennis season in Nyssa

The Falcons’ Stone Mason took a win in the boys singles competition. (The Enterprise/John L. Braese)

NYSSA – As the tennis players from Four Rivers Senior Preparatory came off the bus in Nyssa, many knew their Bulldog opponents were better prepared, more experienced, and the day might be over quickly in terms of score.

But it didn’t matter.

The matchup on Thursday, April 5, marked the first-ever time the Falcons took the court for a high school tennis match. For some of the players, this was their first time in competitive tennis ever. 

“Some of them were so excited for this, they were sitting on the bus 30 minutes before we were even scheduled to leave,” said Four Rivers Coach Trish Alvarez. “They just wanted to get on the court.”

Alvarez started . . .