Thursday, 14 November 2013 00:00
Herricks High School tennis player Taylor Cosme stepped onto the courts at Eisenhower Park to compete in the finals of the recent Nassau County Girls Tennis Championships. Cosme, the top singles player for Herricks was seeded second in the county tournament. Taylor had already defeated three other singles players in straight sets.
When she faced the first seed from Manhasset High School in the finals, Cosme was focused and ready to take on the challenge.
Her game was on, as she displayed a strong forehand, backhand slices down the line and powerful and accurate baseline shots.
She won the championships in straight sets, upsetting the Manhasset 6-2, 6-4.