In addition to his devastating serve and fierce competitiveness, junior and Number Two Singles player Charlie Franks is one of the classiest and most engaging players in the Intermountain region. Charlie was honored on January 20 by the Colorado Tennis Hall of Fame at its Annual Gala, receiving the much-deserved Mike, Gene, & Maurice Reedy Award for sportsmanship. He spent Spring Break this year in Las Vegas, competing in the National Level III tournament.
Senior and Number Three Singles player Bryce Viorst, who took second in State this year at his position, will be off in the fall to study and play at Chapman University, where he’ll join former Angel and current Panther Eli Wiener.
Senior TJ Braxton has been awarded a prestigious full scholarship to the University of Wisconsin.
Juniors Max Kieling, Joey Snyder, Wilson Murane, Tom Patterson, and Liam Glennie will be off April 20 to Washington, D.C., to compete for a national championship in the “We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution” program.
Senior James Squillante and Juniors Joey Snyder and Max Kieling competed in the DECA State Conference, held February 26th to 28th, at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.
For the Record
88 Angels played boys’ tennis in 2016, 21 of whom will graduate this May. Four of our players are in the Top Ten of the Class of 17: Eric Dellavalle, co Valedictorian, and Kai Smith, TJ Braxton, and Daniel Sanderson. Our Team GPA stands at 4.29!