JHS netters put the hurt on John Tyler


Jacksonville improved to 6-2 overall and 2-0 in conference play after recording a 10-3 win over John Tyler on Tuesday at the Frances White Tennis Complex.

The Tribe actually won 15 of the 19 matches that were played.

Jacksonville boys that earned wins included Alex Hassell 6-3, 6-3 over David Jones; Carlos Camacho 6-2, 6-1 over Angel Mondragon, Casey Coughlin 2-6, 6-3, (10-5) over Fernando Sandoval; Will Ronyon 7-4, 4-6, (10-8) over Zachery Wade and Tavis Dosser 6-3, 6-7, (10-8) over Alexis Torres.

In girls singles action Jacksonville's Katlin Gonzalez notched a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Jennifer Castillo; Lizbet Saldana beat Viridiana Delgado 3-6, 4-6, (10-5); Haley George beat Judith Rivera 7-6, 6-4; Alejandra Hernandez beat Jaqueline Castillo 7-5, 6-4 and Isabella Cornejo beat Kimberly Cruz 3-6, 6-2, (10-8).

Martinez and Hassell paired up to give the Tribe a triumph in boys doubles. The Jacksonville duo won 6-4, 6-1.

Student athletes from Jacksonville swept girls doubles play.

Gonzalez and Hernandez topped Castillo and Rivera 6-3, 6-2; Saldana and George outscored Delgado and Vizcaino 6-3, 6-4 and Maiquez and Molly Bentoski beat Cruz and Leslie Miranda 7-5, 6-2.

Cornejo and Rivera of Jacksonville picked up the point in mixed doubles by besting Aguilar and Landeros 7-5, 6-2.

The Tribe will take a break from conference by playing two matches at home on Saturday. Jacksonville will test Wills Point at 8 a.m. and will face Center at 1:30 p.m.

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