Varsity girls tennis tied for third at the sectional tournament on Oct. 15, 2021, with six Warriors competing in singles and doubles.

Ayanna and Brooke teamed up to win the doubles championship, qualifying to return to the IHSA Class 1A state tournament for the third and second times, respectively.

Celia, Jada, and the doubles team of Michaela and Madison also chipped in as the Warriors posted a strong showing at sectionals.

MPA’s boys and girls tennis programs have sent players to the state tournament in 19 of the past 21 years, including 2009 and 2011 state singles champion Jerricka Boone.