Marrs and Carter didn’t reach the state tournament last season, but have made it their goal not only to get there this season, but to finish in the top four. Winning their semifinal match Thursday was a big deal.
“It was a pretty big day,” Marrs said. “We knew we could beat Union, so that was a really big win. We knew it was going to be a really tough match for us.”
If Marrs and Carter make good on their goal, they will be reaching an objective more than a year in the making.
“We knew we were going to play doubles together this year all of last year,” Marrs said. “So we’ve worked together (through the summer and fall). We’ve kept working hard to make sure we have a successful season.”
NHS coach Kelly Stout thought Ferguson could finish anywhere in the top eight without feeling like he’d come up short against Tuesday’s field. Finishing fourth was all the better.
“This is the best I’ve seen him play singles.” Stout said.
Regionals and the state tournament are a long way away, but a few Tigers and T-Wolves may be ahead of schedule.
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