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September 26, 2013

JHS Tennis: Tribe and Lindale knotted at 4th in 16-4A standings


Lindale's boys delivered like a Pizza Hut deliveryman in Tuesday's District 16-4A match against visiting Jacksonville, winning all of their points, which was enough to give Eagle tennis a 12-7 victory over the Tribe.

Lindale and Jacksonville are now tied for fourth place in the District 16-4A standing, both at 1-2. Jacksonville is 4-6-1 overall.

Highlighting things for the Tribe were the play of the Jacksonville girls.

Jacksonville won five of the six girls singles matches and two of the three girls doubles matches.

Those wins accounted for all of Jacksonville's points on the day.

Ellie Day thumped A. Johnson 6-1, 6-2 to give the Tribe the point in No. 1 singles.

In No. 2 singles, Kristie Savage survived the only three-set match in girls singles where she topped Raper 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Samantha Lee dominated Colliver in No. 3 singles, taking a 6-0, 6-1 decision.

Lorena Mireles edged McClarren, 9-7, to win JHS the point in No. 4 singles.

Shyia Magan had no trouble in securing a  6-3, 6-2 win over Johnson in No. 6 singles.

Jacksonville's Allison Singleton defeated McClelland, 8-2, in an exhibition match.

In girls doubles Day & Savage breezed by Santchi & McClarren 6-3, 6-4 while Lee & Mireles destroyed Raper & Coliver 6-3, 6-1.

Participating for Tribe tennis on the boy's side were Christian Roper, Bryan De La Rosa, Israel Garcia, Dylan Perry, Juan Martinez, Bradley Smith and Andres Ferretiz.

Jacksonville will home Tuesday to face Nacogdoches (2-1 in District) beginning at 4 p.m.

Meanwhile, Corsicana (3-0) continues to sit atop the loop standings.


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