BOE honors county champs tennis team

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor

ALABASTER – Members of the 2018 Thompson High School boys’ tennis team made history during their most recent campaign, taking down many local challengers to be crowned Shelby County Champions.

Alabaster School Superintendent Dr. Wayne Vickers and members of the Alabaster Board of Education praised the members of the team during an April 8 meeting for being the first THS tennis team to achieve the honor, and presented each team member with a certificate in their honor.

“This is the first time we’ve ever won the county championship in tennis,” Vickers said. “As a former tennis player, I know it’s not easy to win a county championship. I’m very proud of this team.”

The team was coached by Brad Easley, and the following team members were honored by the BOE during the April 8 meeting:

-Asa Render

-Christian Solito

-Christopher Killingsworth

-Daniel McCammon

-David Bell

-Emerson Price

-Jaden Sims