Jolie Brochu of Flint Powers Catholic completed 2nd in the 2018 and 2019 unit 3 state tennis tournaments. (MLive File Picture by Nikos Frazier) Nikos Frazier
FLINT вЂ“ Jolie Brochu thought she deserved better within the last two Division 3 state tennis tournaments.
This the Powers Catholic senior is hoping to make up for that year.
вЂњThe final 2 yrs, i acquired kind of gypped,вЂќ said Brochu, that is now a senior at Powers. вЂњSophomore year, we tied and went into a playoff and destroyed then just last year we shot 1-under but still lost.вЂќ
Now, she really wants to make the step that is final end up being the 4th specific girls champion in PowersвЂ™ history.
Brochu happens to be the ChargersвЂ™ top player since she joined senior high school.
She tied for eighth into the continuing state competition as a freshman before being the runner-up the very last couple of years. She made the Division 3 All-State first group as being a freshman and sophomore prior to making the Super Team a year ago.
Centered on her shows the very last 36 months, sheвЂ™ll be among the list of favorites to win the unit 3 state name if the competition is held Oct. 16-17 at Bedford Valley in Battle Creek. Her competition that is top will be Shannon Kennedy of Birmingham Marian, who edged Brochu by three shots in last yearвЂ™s competition.
Kennedy wonвЂ™t be an easy task to beat. Along with winning last yearвЂ™s D3 title, she ended up being the Division 2 person champion as a freshman in 2017 before completing tied up for third in D2 being a sophomore.
Nevertheless, Brochu is confident. After all, sheвЂ™s held it’s place in the dense associated with the battle when it comes to state championship for three right years now and ended up being one shot far from winning all of it as being a sophomore.
вЂњI think my odds are pretty good,вЂќ she said. вЂњi’m pretty at ease how IвЂ™m hitting it at this time. IвЂ™m playing decent. (mais…)