MHS Tennis @ District Meet ( 4-11-2016)
The District 2-3A Tennis Meet was held in Plainview Monday. The Mules and Lady Mules did not qualify any members of the team for the Region I Meet that will be held in Abilene April 18 and April 19.
But the JV Lady Mules and Mules had nine entries that came home with medals.
Competing along with Muleshoe in Plainview was Dimmitt, Friona, Littlefield Tulia and Shallowater.
Cassidy Cage led the varsity by winning the bronze medal in Varsity Girls Singles. She defeated Littlefield 6-0, 6-0 but fell to Shallowater 1-6, 3-6. Cage defeated her teammate, Denisse Ramirez 1-6, 6-1, 6-3.
Ramirez defeated Friona 6-1, 6-1 in Girls Singles before losing to Littlefield 1-6, 0-6 and to Cage 1-6, 6-1, 3-6.
Jesse Leal placed fourth in Varsity Boys Singles. He defeated Shallowater 6-3, 6-2 but lost to Tulia 1-6, 1-6 and Friona 2-6, 3-6. Kevin Mendoza lost to Shallowater 3-6, 3-6.
The Varsity Boys Doubles team of Jason Florez and Donovan Gutierrez lost to Shallowater 3-6, 7-6, 6-7 by losing a tie breaker 9-11. Dominik Hasley and Ean Hasley lost to Shallowater 3-6, 1-6.
The Varsity Girls Doubles team of Gloria Gonzales and Imelda Salcido lost to Shallowater 1-6, 2-6. Marissa Reyes and Jasmine Garza defeated Littlefield 6-1, 7-5 but lost to Shallowater 3-6, 1-6.
The Varsity Mixed Doubles team Zoey Apodaca and Aaryn Ross placed fourth by defeating Shallowater 6-3, 6-4 but fell to two teams from Tulia 1-6, 4-6 and 4-6, 3-6. Hallie Myatt and Jacob Kettner lost to Shallowater 1-6, 0-6.
Luke Leal got the JV team medal rally started by winning the JV Boys Singles gold medal. He defeated Friona 8-1, Tulia 8-4, Shallowater 8-6, Yavet Elizalde 8-4.
Elizalde claimed the silver medal by defeating Tulia 8-2, Friona 8-3, Raul Sierra 8-3 before losing to Leal 4-8. Sierra finished fourth by defeating Tulia 8-6, Friona 8-3 before losing to Elizalde 3-8 and Shallowater 5-8.
Sophia Sianez won the gold medal in the JV Girls Singles. She defeated Littlefield 8-0, Laura Chavez 8-4 and Tulia 8-2. Chavez won the bronze medal by defeating Tulia 8-5, Friona 8-6 but lost to Sianez 8-4 and came back to defeat Dimmitt 8-6. Brianna Barron defeated one Tulia player 8-3 but lost to a second Tulia player 2-8.
The JV Boys Doubles team of Javy Perez and Tre Villa placed fourth by defeating one Tulia team 8-2 but lost to a second Tulia team 3-8. They lost to Shallowater 8-9 by losing a tie breaker 9-11. Kobe Gutierrez and Kevin Chavez lost to Tulia 4-8.
Ethan Gonzales and Ricardo Torres defeated Shallowater 8-6 but lost to Tulia 1-8. Evan Paez and Mario Flores lost to Tulia 4-8.
The JV Girls Doubles team of Lily Barrera and Conley Niblett won the gold medal by defeating Tulia 8-3, Friona 8-6,
Noemi Herrera and Jackie Rayas 9-7. Herrera and Rayas earned the silver medal by defeating Friona 8-1, won a tie breaker, 8-6, to defeat Shallowater 9-8, a team from Muleshoe 8-5 before losing to Barrera and Niblett 7-9.
Anghy Avilez and Xiomara Regalado took the bronze medal by defeating Tulia 9-7, but lost to a Muleshoe team 6-8 and came back to defeat Friona 8-3 for the medal.
The JV Mixed Doubles team of Dezzy Gutierrez and Antonio Vasquez won the gold medal by defeating Tulia 8-2, won a tie breaker 7-4 to defeat Rachelle Whitworth and Izaiah Perez 9-8 and Shallowater 8-1.
Whitworth and Perez earned the bronze medal by losing a tie breaker 8-9 to fall to Gutierrez and Vasquez 8-9 but came back to defeat Dezzy Gutierrez and Antonio Vasquez 8-2.
Erika Arzola and Jesse Easiley placed fourth by defeating Natalie Diaz and Isaac Mendoza 8-4, lost to Shallowater 6-8 and Whitworth and Perez 2-8. Alee Sanchez and Aron Chacon lost to Shallowater 5-8 and Diaz and Mendoza fell to Arzola and Easiley 4-8.