Former Pittston Area students and local tennis players meet Billie Jean King

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Members of the USTA Middle States District Champions tennis team, Kirby Park, had the opportunity to meet Billie Jean King during a match between the Philadelphia Freedom and Washington Kastles Tennis Teams July 20 at the Hagen Arena, St. Joseph’s University. King is a former professional tennis player who was ranked number one in the world at one point. From left, first row, are Tea Amerise, Holy Redeemer; Luke Harrison, Holy Redeemer; Mark Harrison, Holy Redeemer; Billie Jean King, Katharine Pinto, MMI Prep; Camryn Cassetori, Holy Redeemer. Second row, Matt Costello, Pittston Area; Nick Harth, Pittston Area. photo