Congratulations to Ayanna and Brooke on winning three matches in doubles play at the IHSA Class 1A girls tennis state tournament on Oct. 21-22, 2021!

The senior duo opened with a win before dropping into the consolation bracket with a second-round loss. They rallied to win in the consolation second round and third round, earning the chance to continue playing into Friday’s second day of the tournament. Their run ended with a fourth-round loss.

Ayanna and Brooke each had qualified for the state tournament as singles players in past seasons, but elected to compete in doubles at the state level for their final season after winning a sectional championship.

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