District Tennis Results (4-7&9-2015)
The Muleshoe High School tennis team competed in the District 2-3A Tennis Meet held in Plainview April 7 and April 9. Other schools competing in the meet were Dimmitt, Friona, Littlefield, Tulia and Shallowater.
Jesse Leal was the lone individual medal winner for Muleshoe with the bronze medal in boy’s singles. He defeated Tulia 6-2, 6-2 before losing to Friona 3-6, 4-6. It took Leal three sets to defeat Shallowater. He won the first set 6-2, lost the second 4-6 but won the third set 6-2. Leal lost the play back to Tulia for second place.
Gloria Gonzalez and Imelda Salcido won the bronze medal in girl’s doubles. They defeated Tulia 6-0, 6-0 and defeated Shallowater in three sets 7-5, 3-6 and 6-1. They fell to a second Tulia team 3-6, 3-6 and lost the play back on April 9 to Shallowater for second place.
The mixed doubles team of Denisse Ramirez and Aaryn Ross also won the bronze medals. The defeated Tulia 7-5, 6-4 and 6-3 before being defeated by Shallowater 2-6, 2-6. They defeated a second Shallowater team 6-4, 7-6 for the bronze medals.
“Our kids played hard and competed well,” said Muleshoe tennis coach Jody Wood. “It was a great season and we are looking forward to next year. None of our players advanced to regional this year. The Region I Tennis Meet for Conference 3-A will be held in Abilene April 20 and April 21.
Israel Ramirez lost to Shallowater 5-7, 5-7 in boy’s singles. Felipe Guerrero and Edyy Elizalde lost to Shallowater in boy’s doubles 1-6, 4-6. Braden Bessire and Danny Campos defeated Shallowater 5-7, 6-4 and 6-4.
Rachelle Whitworth defeated Littlefield in girl’s singles 6-0, 6-2 then lost to Tulia 3-6, 1-6. Kayla Preston and Hallie Myatt defeated Dimmitt in girl’s doubles 6-1, 6-1 before losing to Tulia 2-6, 2-6. Cassidy Cage and Jacob Kettner lost their mixed doubles match to Tulia 0-6, 0-6.
The junior varsity teams also competed at Plainview.
The mixed doubles team of Dezzy Gutierrez and Antonio Vasquez helped set the pace for the JV group by winning the gold medals. They defeated Tulia, 8-3, Shallowater, 8-3 and Tulia, 8-2, for the gold medals.
Jason Flores and Donovan Gutierrez teamed up to win the gold medal in boy’s doubles. They defeated Tulia 8-2, Shallowater 8-4, and Tulia 8-4. Marissa Reyes and Jasmine Garza won the silver medals in girl’s doubles. They defeated Shallowater 8-3, Muleshoe 8-6 before losing to Shallowater 3-8.
Dominik Hasley won silver in the boy’s doubles by defeating Muleshoe 9-7, Shallowater 8-5 before losing to Tulia 3-8. Lily Barrera and Conley Niblett took the bronze medals in girl’s doubles by defeating Tulia 8-6, Friona 8-2 before losing to Shallowater 0-8. They defeated a Muleshoe team 8-6 for the medals.
Yavet Elizalde earned the bronze medal in the boy’s singles by defeating Shallowater 9-7 but lost to Tulia 1-8. He bounced back to defeat Shallowater 8-4. Dustin Smith defeated Tulia 8-3 in boy’s singles before losing to Muleshoe 7-9. Aron Chacon defeated Shallowater 8-5 in boy’s singles but lost to Tulia 1-8.
JJ Gandara and Tre Villa defeated Dimmitt 8-2 in boy’s doubles but lost to Tulia 4-8 and Shallowater 3-8. Sophia Sianez was defeated by Shallowater 6-8 in girl’s singles. Anghy Avilez defeated Tulia 8-3 but lost to Shallowater 5-8.
Jackie Rayas and Rossy Diaz defeated Friona 8-0, Tulia 8-5 before losing to Muleshoe team 6-8 and 6-8 in girl’s doubles. Roxanne Mata and Noemi Hererra defeated Littlefield 8-3 in girl’s doubles before losing to Shallowater 0-8. Alee Sanchez and Izaiah Perez defeated Tulia 8-1 before losing to another Tulia team 5-8 and Shallowater 3-8 in mixed doubles.