As of press time, high school springs sports events and practices had been postponed until April 10. That announcement came as the finishing touches were being put on the Spring Sports preview. We have decided publish these previews in order to highlight Hardy County’s high school athletes, should no opportunity exist later.
Moorefield Tennis has a talented roster of players including seven returning with good experience from the Region II Tournament last year and the battle for the seedings will continue after the hiatus from the coronavirus outbreak.
The Yellow Jackets Tennis head coach is Traci Eskridge Alley.
Two of the graduating seniors from last season’s squad who left valuable insight to the underclassmen signed to play tennis collegiately as state qualifier Cara Jo Long joined Davis & Elkins College and Nick Simpson is at Bethany College.
There will be a shake up in the singles and doubles format with the graduating seniors leaving spots open on the Yellow Jackets roster with the departure of: No. 1 Singles/No. 2 Doubles – Cara Jo Long, No. 2 Singles/No. 1 Doubles – Haley Gallahan, No. 3 Singles/No. 2 Doubles – Kim Miller, No. 3 Singles/No. 2 Doubles – Nick Simpson and No. 3 Doubles – Joseph Wilkins.