MJHS Tennis @ Dist (5-3-2016)
The seventh and eighth grade Lady Mule and Mule tennis teams traveled to Plainview Tuesday for the District 2-3A Tennis Tournament. Muleshoe sent 31 athletes to the tournament and they competed in 40 matches.
Friona, Tulia and Shallowater also sent teams.
“The team came home with four District Championships, two silver medals, three bronze medals and two four place finishes,” said Muleshoe tennis coach, Jody Wood. “The eighth grade team finished second and the seventh grade team finished third.”
“It was a beautiful day with lots of medals for Muleshoe.”
The teams are coached by Jody Wood and Jalissa King.
The eighth grade boys doubles team of Derek Barron and Kelan Florez won the District Championship by defeating Shallowater 8-2, a second Shallowater team 9-7 and a third Shallowater team 8-5.
Carter McCamish and Jacob Landeros lost to Shallowater 4-8.
In boys singles, Esteban Lozano lost to Shallowater 0-8 and Tyler Moeller fell to Tulia 0-8.
The mixed doubles team of Mia Reyna and Osvaldo Nunez defeated Chloe Villa and Jimmy Villa 8-3 and lost to Shallowater 2-8 for the silver medal.
Jill Rojas and Jesus Montiel defeated Tulia 8-2, lost to Shallowater 4-8 and defeated C. Villa and J. Villa 8-3 for the bronze medal. C. Villa and J. Villa defeated Friona 8-5, but lost to Reyna and Nunez 3-8 and Rojas and Montiel 3-8 for forth place.
Jade Fabela won the bronze medal in girls singles. She defeated Tulia 8-3, lost to Shallowater and bounced back to defeat a second Tulia player 8-4.
Perla Vasquez and Anahi Sandoval won the gold medal in girls doubles . The defeated Friona 8-4, Shallowater 8-3 and Anna Phillips and Adriana Mora 9-8. Anna Phillips and Adriana Mora earned the silver medal by defeating Tulia 8-6 before losing to Vasquez and Sandoval 8-9.
Eli Macias and Garison Bohler won the gold medal in the seventh grade boys doubles. The defeated a Shallowater team 8-2, a second Shallowater team 8-6 and a Tulia team 8-6. Dmetri Ramirez and Victor Velasquez was defeated by Tulia 6-8.
Kristina Arzola and Joey Martinez won the gold medal in seventh grade mixed doubles. They defeated Tulia 8-5, a second Tulia team 8-3 and a Shallowater team 8-6.
Braden Shipman lost to Shallowater 2-8 in boys singles and Carina Sianez lost to Tulia 4-8 in girls singles.
Grace Leal and Katelyn Kelley earned the bronze medal in girls doubles. They defeated Tulia 8-1, lost to a second Tulia team 4-8 and finished by defeating Karely Vasquez and Jazzy Sanchez 8-5. Vasquez and Sanchez placed fourth. They defeated Tulia 8-0, Shallowater 8-3 but fell to Tulia 3-8 and Leal and Kelley 5-8.