The Wildcats’ team tennis squad opened district play with a 16-3 loss to Hallsville Tuesday afternoon at the Wildcat Tennis Complex. A mixed doubles match was not played.
The Wildcats won three points in boys matches. The Wildcats #1 boys doubles team of Alex Benitez and Jonah Kirkpatrick won their match. #4 boys singles player Blaine Flemens won his match as did #6 boys singles player Waylon Matlock. The Wildcats are now 0-1 in district play and 1-6 for the season.
Next, the Wildcats play a crucial district home match with Marshall next Tuesday. The Mavericks and the Wildcats are expected to be among teams battling for one of the district’s four playoff spots.