SIX SCORELESS INNINGS OF RELIEF. THIS WEEKEND THE STATE SINGLES TOURNAMENT BEGINS. THE #1 SEED IN THE LADIES DRAW IS A 16-YEAR-OLD SOPHOMORE COMPETING FOR YARMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL BUT SHE DOESN’T ATTEND YARMOUTH HIGH SCHOOL SHE’S ATTENDS A CHARTER SCHOOL, BUT RESIDES IN YARMOUTH. WHICH MEANS LANA MAVOR COULD MAKE HISTORY LANA MAVOR IS ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER TENNIS RECRUITS IN THE COUNTRY. IT ALL BEGAN WITH AN EARLY START WITH THE SPORT. WHEN I WAS PREGNANT, SOMEONE HAD TO WATCH THE KIDS, SO MY DAD CAME OVER AND HAD TO DO SOMETHING TO KEEP THEM BUSY, SO BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, THEY’RE MARCHING, THROWING BALLS, AND OFF TO THE COURT THEY GO.’ TRAVIS: AN ELITE PLAYER AT A YOUNG AGE MAVOR WAS STRUGGLING TO FIND COURT TIME AFTER SCHOOL. ALL THE FACILITIES WERE BOOKED. SHE NEEDED TO FIND A WAY TO PRACTICE DURING THE DAY, AND GO TO SCHOOL.>>WE STARTED MISSING SCHOOL, SO I STARTED HOME SCHOOLI DIFFERENT SUBJECTS, WHICH I DID WITH MY MOM, AND THEN IN HIG SCHOOL YOU CANT’ HAVE THAT OPTION IF YOU WANT TO PLAY HIG SCHOOL TENNIS, YOU NEED TO BE EITHER ALL IN, OR ALL THE WAY OUT OF SCHOOL, SO WE CHOSE TO GO TO MAINE VIRTUAL ACADEMY TRAVIS: MAINE CHARTER SCHOOLS ARE IN THEIR 4TH YEAR AND MAVOR COULD BE THE 1ST INDIVIDUAL STATE CHAMPION TO COME OUT OF THE PROGRAM. SHE’S FOUND WORKING OUT EARLIER IN THE DAY HAS BEEN TO HER BENEFIT COMPARED TO TRADITIONAL AFTER SCHOOL TRAINING.>>IN THE AFTERNOON AND I WOULD GO, AND I WAS SO TIRED FROM SITTING AT THE DESK, AND STUDYING AND, IT WAS NOT PRODUCTIVE, SO THIS IS A LOT BETTER. AIXA: AND THE PROOF IS IN THE — TRAVI AND THE PROOF IS IN THE RESULTS, AS MAVOR HAS MADE A JUMP UP THE RECRUTING RANKINGS THIS SEASO STANFORD AMONG THE SCHOOLS LOOKING AT HER. WHEN WE ALL I CAP HAVE VIRTUAL JOBS AND GET OUR WORK OUT IN THEN HAD OFF.

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