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Wildcat Team Tennis Defeats John Tyler for Season’s First Win

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The Wildcats’ team tennis squad got good performances from a lot of different players to take a solid 13-6 win over John Tyler Thursday at the Wildcat Tennis Complex.

The Wildcats took five of six boys singles matches getting wins from Chase Crouch, Aaron Lucas, Carlos Lopez, Michael McCord and Jordan Gonzales. Girls recorded four singles wins. Heather Harris won when a Lions’ player had to retire due to an on court injury. Other wins came from Jeaux Leigh Cantu, Zoe Wilson and Harleigh Stegient.

The Wildcats also captured three boys doubles matches. Winning were Lucas and Jonah Kirkpatrick, Crouch and Lopez and McCord and Brandon Dittrich. Winning a mixed doubles match was the team of Gonzales and Cantu.

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said he hoped the win was one the team could build upon. The Wildcats improved their season record to 1-4.

A scheduled Saturday match against Terrell in Sulphur Springs has been canceled. After practice Friday, Coach Martinez said the team would be off Saturday and Sunday. The Wildcats return to play with a pair of road matches on Tuesday. They play at Hallsville at 8:30 a.m. and then at Jacksonville at 1:30 p.m.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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