BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Senior tennis player Jacob Roth would have played his second season of varsity tennis for the Highlanders and was looking to rank in the top 3 in the county tournament this year, said Gov. Livingston tennis coach Joey Panchenko.
"Jacob has a great attitude, great partner in doubles, good communicator," said Panchenko. Roth was to play first doubles this season.
Roth's favorite high school highlight was, "when I beat Summit’s first doubles in JV when I was a sophomore. Me and my partner, Sean Li were the only people to ever beat Summit from our school."
He said his favorite youth highlight is simply playing tennis with his father. "It was fun when it was just for fun and I didn’t know what I was doing," he said.
Roth feels pride to wear the GL uniform. "It feels like I’m representing the entire team as well as our school," he said.
TAPinto: How are you doing during this period of isolation?
Jacob: I am fine. I am still getting a decent amount of exercise done to stay in shape. The only thing I can’t do much of is tennis.
TAPinto: What will the first thing you do once restrictions are lifted?
Jacob: I will head right out on the tennis courts and play tennis all day long.
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