Phase 2 serves up tennis

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  • Bob Sun, front, and Xiaoping Yu practice tennis Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Amherst Regional Middle School. Area tennis courts are now allowed to be open in accord with the second phase of Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening plan. Both men graduated high school this year; Sun from The Hartsbrook School in Hadley and Yu from Amherst Regional. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Bob Sun, front, and Xiaoping Yu practice tennis Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Amherst Regional Middle School. Area tennis courts are now allowed to be open in accord with the second phase of Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening plan. Both men graduated high school this year; Sun from The Hartsbrook School in Hadley and Yu from Amherst Regional. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Bob Sun, front, and Chang Jin practice tennis Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Amherst Regional Middle School. Area tennis courts are now allowed to be open in accord with the second phase of Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening plan. Both graduated high school this year; Sun from The Hartsbrook School in Hadley and Jin from Amherst Regional. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Jeff Schrenzel and Beth Rosen practice on the Coach Higgins Courts at Belchertown High School on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. They said they often practice with their son, Belchertown junior Benjamin Schrenzel - sometimes playing two against one - but he was home taking a math class Wednesday. Benjamin is on the Orioles’ tennis team, which missed its season this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but is the reigning Western Mass champion from 2019. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Beth Rosen and Jeff Schrenzel practice on the Coach Higgins Courts at Belchertown High School on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. They said they often practice with their son, Belchertown junior Benjamin Schrenzel - sometimes playing two against one - but he was home taking a math class Wednesday. Benjamin is on the Orioles’ tennis team, which missed its season this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but is the reigning Western Mass champion from 2019. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

  • Beth Rosen and Jeff Schrenzel had the Coach Higgins Courts at Belchertown High School all to themselves on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Only two of the six courts have nets. They said they often practice with their son, Belchertown junior Benjamin Schrenzel - sometimes playing two against one - but he was home taking a math class Wednesday. Benjamin is on the Orioles’ tennis team, which missed its season this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but is the reigning Western Mass champion from 2019. STAFF PHOTO/KEVIN GUTTING

Published: 6/12/2020 3:21:55 PM
Modified: 6/12/2020 3:21:42 PM

Outdoor facilities officially opened this week with the move into Phase 2 of the state’s reopening plan.

In Amherst on Wednesday, recent high school graduates Bob Sun, Xiaoping Yu and Chang Jin spent time on the courts at Amherst Regional Middle School. Sun graduated from The Hartsbrook School in Hadley, while Yu and Jin from Amherst Regional.

Meanwhile, Jeff Schrenzel and Beth Rosen had the Coach Higgins Courts at Belchertown High School to themselves on Wednesday. They said they often practice with their son, Belchertown junior Benjamin Schrenzel – sometimes playing two against one – but he was home taking a math class. Benjamin is on the reigning Western Massachusetts champion Orioles’ tennis team, which missed its season this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic.




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