Rogers and Brekken win in zone tennis
October 18, 2002
Carson High’s Natalie Rogers and Josh Brekken won their first round matches in the Zone Singles Tennis Championships on Thursday.
Rogers, the No. 5 seed from the Sierra League, defeated Reed’s Annie Post 6-3, 6-2. Rogers will play Sparks’ Kristin Payton in a second round match today. Carson coach Diane Baker said Rogers has a strong chance to make the semifinals of the zone tournament if she plays well. For the Carson boys, Brekken won his first round match 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles play will also begin today. For Carson’s girls, Staci Cobler and Jenae Jeppson, the No. 5 seed from the Sierra League, and Michelle Van Epps and Kelsey Joyce will play in the doubles tournament.
Baker said that Cobler and Jeppson have a strong chance to advance to the quarterfinals while Van Epps and Joyce also have a chance to advance to the quarterfinals.