Tribe Tennis garners 2 runner-up placings at J'ville Varsity Invite


Tribe Tennis represented well on Friday at the Jacksonville Varsity Invitational where a handful of netters placed in their respective playing divisions.

In boy's singles, Carlos Camacho came in second place, posting wins over players representing Kilgore (8-6), Palestine (8-3) and Center (8-3), before losing to a young man from Whitehouse, 3-8, in the finals.

Alejandra Hernandez and Alex Hassell paired up in mixed doubles to finish in the runner-up slot also.

The Jacksonville duo won its first three matches (Kilgore (8-1), Palestine (8-5) and Hudson (8-6)) to move into the championship opposite a pair from Whitehouse, who managed to defeat Hernandez and Hassell, 8-3.

Meanwhile, in boy's doubles, Thomas Brewer and Bryan Gluck teamed up to take third place, claiming wins over foes from Pine Tree (8-1), Groesbeck (8-2) and Center (8-3).

The Tribe notched a fourth place finish in girl's doubles where Abbie Mathis and Autumn Terrell joined forces to go 2-2 on the day. The pair's victories came versus Nacogdoches (8-0) and Bullard (8-5).

Also taking fourth place was Haley George.

Highlighting George's day was a 8-3 conquest over a player from Bullard in the second round.

Tribe tennis is coached by David Hanna.