Newburyport Daily News
---- — Pentucket
Coach: Amy Beaton (1st year)
Last year’s record: 11-5
Key returning players: Nicole Downey, So., Taylor Aulson, So., Rachel Darke, So., Madeline Torrisi, So., Anna Quattrini, So., Mary Kate O’Regan, Sr.
Newcomers: Bebee Jackson, Fr.; Rebecca Torrisi, Fr.; Beatriz San Basilio, So.
Concerns: The weather.
Coach’s outlook: “I am excited for my first year as the Pentucket coach. I have a great group of talented girls, and I cannot wait for matches to finally get under way.”
First game: Wednesday at Ipswich
Coach: Becca Quarantiello (1st year)
Last year’s record: 0-16
Key returning players: Grace Mogren, So., Eliza Filipancic, So.,
Newcomers: Renee Vartabedian, So., Peyton Bailey, So.,
Strengths: New team with positive outlook.
Coach’s outlook: “I’m looking forward to a good season emphasizing sportsmanship and team commitment.”
First game: Today vs. Amesbury
Coach: Brett A. Manoloff (4th year)
Last year’s record: 3-13
Key returning players: Stephanie Abraham, Sr., Madison Padgett, Sr., Olivia King, Jr., Jill Hadwen, So.
Newcomers: Ali Debasitis, Jr., Meghan Chines, Jr.
Strengths: Dedication, improved skills.
Concerns: Lack of experience.
Coach’s outlook: “I’m looking forward to a fun, fulfilling season for all the athletes. They have great captains and a positive love for the game of tennis.”
First game: Today at Newburyport
Coach: Kristin Spanger Flaherty (2nd year)
Last year’s record: 4-10
Key returning players: Kaley Towns, Jr., Alexa Bryant, Jr., Anastasia Small, Jr.. Erin McIsaac, Sr.
Newcomers: Laurel White, So., Clare Delaney, Jr.
Concerns: All returning players are in different positions this coming year.
Coach’s outlook: “The girls have improved a lot since last year. I expect that everyone will improve tremendously throughout the season.”
First game: April 4 at Haverhill