Though the team lost, Graham’s Marcus Montfort continued his success in Vernon Tuesday night by winning his individual event, as well as the mixed doubles event alongside teammate Sabryna Adrianson. Leader photo by Travis Lisle

Graham falls in Vernon 17-2, Montfort continues success

Graham tennis took a tough 17-2 loss Tuesday afternoon in Vernon. Despite the one-sided final, boys ace Marcus Montfort had an extremely successful day, winning both of his events. Montfort teamed with Sabryna Adrianson to win the mixed doubles event before winning his individual contest against Vernon’s ace. In the individual event, Montfort dropped the first set but bounced back to take the second and the tie-breaker. “I was talking to him on the court and he talked about getting his shot up,” Graham coach Matt Birdwell said. “He slowed everything down and focused on mechanics and got his shots to fall. He’s a ...

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