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March 15, 2014

Tribe Tennis: De La Rosa comes in 4th at Corsicana tourney


Jacksonville High School's tennis team made up a formidable field in the Corsicana Spring Slam which took place late last week.

Host Corsicana won the tournament with 146 points, with All Saints taking second, tallying 130 points, and Willis (106) coming in third.

The Tribe did have some nice individual efforts, however.

In boy's “B” singles,Bryan De La Rosa came in second.

De La Rosa defeated opponents from John Tyler (8-0), Kilgore (8-2) and All Saints (6-2, 7-6) to advance into the consolation finals.

In that match, De La Rosa fell in three sets, 6-4, 1-6, (3-10) to a foe from Corsicana.

Jacksonville's boy's “B” doubles unit of Chris Shoemaker & Stephen Spraggins won fourth place.

After receiving a first round bye, the Jacksonville duo beat Corsicana #2, 8-4.

In the semi-finals, Shoemaker & Spraggins lost to a squad out of Kilgore 2-6, 0-6.

A Corsicana duo stopped the Jacksonville pair in the third place match, 0-8.


Corsicana Spring Slam Tournament

March 7th

Jacksonville results

Boy’s “A” Singles

Christian Roper – 7th place

1st round – defeated Groesbeck – 8-1

2nd round – lost to Lindale – 3-8

4th round – lost to Willis – 2-8

5th round – defeated Kilgore – 8-5


Boy’s “B” Singles


Bryan De La Rosa – 2nd place

1st round – defeated John Tyler – 8-0

2nd round – defeated Kilgore – 8-2

Semis – defeated All Saints – 6-2, 7-6

Finals – lost to Corsicana – 6-4, 1-6, 3-10


Girl’s “A” Singles



Girl’s “B” Singles


Lorena Mireles – Consolation winner (9th place)

1st round – lost to Bryan – 8-9

2nd round – defeated Groesbeck #2 – 8-2

Cons. semis – defeated All Saints – 8-5

Cons. final – defeated Groesbeck – 8-3


Boy’s “A” Doubles


Dylan Perry & Israel Garcia – 7th place

1st round – defeated Bryan – 8-6

2nd round – lost to Corsicana – 0-8

3rd round – lost to All Saints – 6-8

4th round – defeated Lindale – 8-6




Boy’s “B” Doubles


Chris Shoemaker & Stephen Spraggins – 4th place

1st round – bye

2nd round – defeated Corsicana #2 – 8-4

Semis – lost to Kilgore – 2-6, 0-6

3rd place – lost to Corsicana – 0-8


Girl’s “A” Doubles

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