Prep Spotlight: Durango High School freshman Ethan Craig rallies to state tennis

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Prep Spotlight: Durango High School freshman Ethan Craig rallies to state tennis

DHS freshman reaches tennis’ biggest stage
Durango High School freshman Ethan Craig earned his way to the state tournament through a tough play-back bracket at the 4A Region 8 tournament. He overcame a one-set deficit in the qualifying match to win 2-1.
Ethan Craig can handle big serves. He played against boys five years older when he was 9.
When he’s not on the tennis court, Ethan Criag also excels in cross-country and Nordic skiing.
Behind the Scenes

Do you have any hidden talents?: I’m a thespian.
Do you have a nickname?: I call myself Eths The Potato. My friends call me E and there is a Jedi Knight named Eeth Koth, so that’s pretty cool.
Do you have a favorite athlete?: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. I root for Nadal when the play each other. I like to see him win.
Do you have a favorite food to eat before or after a match?: I would pick a croissant with some fried eggs before a match. After the match I would like some ravioli.
If you could have any superpower, what would you pick?: I would be able to transform into everything because then you could have all the powers. You could transform into animals, be Spider-Man and fly, get super small or super big. Transform into anything.
If you could take a vacation after state, where would you go?: Surfing in Costa Rica
What music do you listen to?: I’d probably go with some John Denver
What is your favorite sports movie?: The football movie “23 Blast”
What teacher has had a big impact on your life?: My eighth-grade language arts teacher Jenny Fitts-Reynolds. She was super cool and helpful.
What is your favorite outdoor activity other than playing tennis?: I like to swim in the river

Prep Spotlight: Durango High School freshman Ethan Craig rallies to state tennis

Durango High School freshman Ethan Craig earned his way to the state tournament through a tough play-back bracket at the 4A Region 8 tournament. He overcame a one-set deficit in the qualifying match to win 2-1.
Ethan Craig can handle big serves. He played against boys five years older when he was 9.
When he’s not on the tennis court, Ethan Criag also excels in cross-country and Nordic skiing.
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