District competition gets underway on this Tuesday (April 4) for Wildcats and Lady Cats’ track athletes and for Wildcats’ tennis players. District track is taking place Wednesday and Thursday at Pine Tree while district tennis is going on in Wednesday and Thursday in Texarkana.
Track athletes will be hoping for good enough performances to qualify for the Area tournament on April 19 again at Pine Tree. Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young is interested in seeing how his team members perform against the district’s competition. Lady Cats Coach Triston Abron wants to successfully defend the district championship his team won last year.
In tennis, Wildcats players will be attempting to qualify for the regional tournament. No Wildcats’ player has qualified in a decade or so. Coach Tony Martinez has high hopes for his top singles player, Alex Benitez, a #2 seed in the district tournament. Coach Martinez is also excited about some of his doubles teams.