After a one-day delay to the start of the playoffs because of inclement weather, Greenwood returned to the court Wednesday and delivered the tone-setting performance it was looking for in a first-round matchup against York.

An undefeated season in match play and a region championship, catapulted the Greenwood high school boys tennis team to the No. 1-seed in the Upper State bracket in the South Carolina High School League for Class 4A.

It was not the storybook ending Emerald was hoping for when it faced Woodruff in the final home game of the 2021 season. In fact, it was the exact opposite as the Wolverines run-ruled the Vikings 21-6 on their home diamond.

There are a bevy of sayings that remark on the importance of the end. Most say it is imperative to welcome the conclusion of one chapter or a period of time, so that people can be prepared for the challenges and experiences that lay ahead.