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Wildcats Tennis District Opener

Wildcats Team Tennis Competes With Lindale in District Opener Tuesday Losing 12-7 at Wildcat Tennis Center

Wildcats Team Tennis had their most competitive match with Lindale Tuesday (September 3) since Tony Martinez has been head coach. Coach Martinez is in his sixth year here. Lindale, coached by former Wildcats Coach Randy Namanny, won the district opener for both teams, 12-7 at the Wildcat Tennis Center Tuesday. Coach Martinez got solid play especially from his senior-laden boys players. The Wildcats were playing without their #1 girls player, Jeauxleigh Cantu, who is injured. In doubles matches, the Wildcats won a pair of boys doubles matches but trailed 5-2 after the doubles. The team of Aaron Lucas and Logan Schumacher won 6-2, 6-3. The team of Jonah Kirkpatrick and Carlos Lopez won, 4-6, 6-4 and 10-3 in a tiebreaker. Lopez, Lucas and Schumacher also won singles matches. Lopez won 6-2, 6-1. Lucas won 6-0, 6-2. Schumacher won 6-0, 7-6 (decided by a 10-5 tiebreaker). Jordan Gonzales won his singles match, 6-4, 7-6 (decided by a 7-2 tiebreaker). Paige Miesse won her girls singles match, 7-5, 6-4. The Wildcats are 0-1 in district play. Their season record is 3-10. The Wildcats play a crucial district match at Greenville next Tuesday at 3:30 p.m

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Author: Chad Young

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