Tag: Mel Phillips

Proviso East Tennis Player Who Qualified for State Tourney Falls Short, Fighting

Friday, October 20, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Janet Buenrostro, the 14-year-old who last week became the first Proviso East High School tennis player to qualify for the IHSA state tennis tournament in over 35 years, was defeated in the tourney’s first round on Oct. 19.

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Proviso East Sends Tennis Player to State Tourney for First Time in Over 35 Years

Sunday, October 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Feature image: Janet Buenrostro, 14, the first Proviso East High School tennis player to qualify for the IHSA state tennis tournament in over 35 years. | Photo submitted

On Friday, Janet Buenrostro, 14, became the first Proviso East High School tennis player to qualify for the IHSA state tennis tournament in over 35 years as her coach, Peter Zak, and Mel Phillips, a volunteer coach with the team, barely contained themselves.

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