The Upland boys tennis team has quite the accomplishment to celebrate and it doesn’t come on the court.
The Higlanders have been named winner of the 2017 Southern Section Team Academic champion, beating out more than 1,500 other schools in varsous sports.
The 11 members of the Upland team boasted a cumulative grade-point average of 4.33. (unweighted 3.82) and will be honored with a banner at Angels Stadium next Tuesday.
Members of the teram are juniors Riley Lizardo, Ben Costello and Ryan Oda, sophomores Chase Bledsoe, Bryan Dodd, Steven Booth, Jeff Reed and Chris Nguyen and freshmen Nathan Nguyen, Tony Chang and Reid Lizardo.