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Tigers Win Three Events at District Tennis Meet

April 8, 2019

 

On April 2-3 the DSHS tennis team competed in individual and doubles events at the District 25-5A tennis tournament at the University of Texas Whitaker Courts (intramural courts). District titlists for the Tigers included: Tallulah Andrushko in girls' singles, the team of Karley Higgerson and Whitney Robbins in girls' doubles, and the team of Will Gretzinger and Jeffrey Walker in boys' doubles. By finishing first in each event, district winners advance to the 5A-Region IV Tournament at San Antonio's Blossom Tennis Center on April 17-18.

Also advancing to the regional tournament are second place finishers at District. For DSHS, district runners-up were the girls' doubles team of Alyssa Caldwell and Katherine Farber (who lost in the final to fellow-Tigers Higgerson/Robbins), the boys' doubles team of Thane Johannsen and Henry Lovelace (who lost in the final to fellow-Tigers Gretzinger/Walker), and the mixed doubles team of Alyssa Caldwell and Matthew McBurney.

Finishing as alternates to the regional tournament were: boys singles player Owen Tuohy who finished in third place, the mixed doubles team of Kalea Caldwell and Keith Cox who were third, fourth place boys' singles player Tyler Cave, and the fourth place finisher in girls' singles, Michala Leibow.