Ruth Cetina Jimenez ‘19 - Lacrosse - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The girls’ lacrosse team opened the season with five tough opponents in the month of April. Ruth Cetina Jimenez ‘19 has been an important presence for the Lumberjacks throughout the opening part of the campaign. She has worked consistently at practice each day and her determination, spirit, and hustle on game days has been noteworthy. Cetina has contributed to the green and white’s offensive effort as well throughout the season, scoring goals in five of their first eight contests. Whether in a win or a loss, Cetina has played hard to the final buzzer, always giving her best for the team.
Juan Pablo Garcia de Luca Medina ‘22 - Tennis - Tlaltenango, Mexico
In the month of April, Hebron’s boys’ tennis team achieved a lot of success with a 3-1 record with wins over Hyde, Berwick and Fryeburg Academy. In their opening match of the season, they suffered their lone defeat, but Juan Pablo Garcia ‘22 showed that he was going to be a tough matchup for opponents in Maine this season. Playing #2 singles for the Lumberjacks, Garcia fell behind early in the opening set, but came back to capture it 7-4 in a tiebreak. In the second, he struggled to find his consistency, but his perseverance in the third set paid off as he won the 10-point tiebreak 10-7.
In his next two matches, Garcia cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 triumph against Gould and then once again needed to come from behind to win a three-set match versus Berwick. After falling in the opening set 6-4, Garcia won the second set 6-3. In the third, he fell behind quickly, but he rallied to win the third set in a tiebreak 7-5 to seal the win for the Lumberjacks on the day.