Utilizing its’ strong girls group, the Wildcats Team Tennis Squad got a 13-6 non-district road win at Greenville Friday night, September 11. The ladies won all six of their singles’ matches, two out of three of their doubles’ matches and of course, contributed to the mixed doubles win.
After doubles’ matches, the Wildcats only led 4-3. Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez noted that in two of the lost matches, the Wildcats had late leads but let them slip away.
For the Wildcats, Jeauxleigh Cantu teamed up with Carlos Lopez-Sardinas for an 8-0 win in mixed doubles. Cantu also won her girls singles match, 6-2, 6-1. Lopez-Sardinas also rallied to win his boys singles match, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Paige Miesse won her girls singles match, 4-6, 6-2 and 7-1 in a tiebreaker.
The Wildcats only senior, Harleigh Stegient, won her girls singles match, 6-0, 6-1.
Ella Ray won a practice match in girls singles, 8-0.
In boys doubles, Shane Hinton and Bridger Mayhew won 8-5. Hinton also took his boys singles match, 6-4, 3-6 and 8-6 in a tiebreaker.
Alex Romero was a winner in boys singles, 6-4, 3-6 and 7-4 in a tiebreaker.
The Wildcats improved their season record to 2-0. The Wildcats resume district play Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Texarkana against Texas High. The Wildcats enter the match with a district record of 1-0.