Netters finish 3-3 in district

From staff reports

Oct. 29, 2008 - LONGVIEW — The Sulphur Springs tennis team narrowly missed a berth in regional play according to coach James Lovett.

The squad lost 10-9 at Longview in recent district play to finish the fall season with a 3-3 mark.

�We had a great year, we hope to be even better next season,� Lovett said. �We had a great effort and all of our players return except two players.�

Boys singles

  • Robert Stevens, Sulphur Springs, defeated Brandon Bowles, 6-2, 6-1.
  • Josh Stoltenberg, Sulphur Springs, over Aaron Dobbins, 6-0, 7-5.
  • Luke Penny, Sulphur Springs, defeated Drew Alexander, 6-1, 6-2.
  • Garrett Swatsell, Sulphur Springs, lost to Sean Crider, 6-2, 2-6, 4-6.
  • Dakota Painter, Sulphur Springs, fell to Matthew Cole, 6-7, 6-0, 3-6.
  • Dillon Smith, Sulphur Springs,lost to Connor Erickstad, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6.

Boys doubles

  • Swatsell/Penny, Sulphur Springs, lost to Bowles/Dobbins, 3-6, 6-4, 4-6.
  • Stoltenberg/Painter, Sulphur Springs, defeated Erickstad/Alexander, 6-4, 6-4.
  • Smith/Stevens, Sulphur Springs, Cole/Crider, 6-1, 6-0.

Girls singles

  • Shelby Carter, Sulphur Springs, lost to Sophie McDonald, 1-6, 0-6.
  • Monica Rubio, Sulphur Springs, lost to Kayla Farrar, 5-6, 3-6.
  • Kadie Moore, Sulphur Springs, lost to Alexa Hudson, 2-6, 2-6.
  • Karen Mora, Sulphur Springs, fell to Henley Hudson, 2-6, 4-6.
  • Jayme Wilson, Sulphur Springs, won over Abby Graham, 6-1, 6-2.
  • Alejandra Lira, Sulphur Springs, defeated Abby Rushing, 6-2, 6-2.

Girls doubles

  • Rubio/Wilson, Sulphur Springs, lost to McDonald/Farrar, 1-6, 1-6;
  • Mora/Lira, Sulphur Springs was defeated, 3-6-, 1-6
  • Carter/Moore, Sulphur Springs, blanked Graham/Rushing, 6-0, 6-0.
  • Sulphur Springs also won a mixed doubles match by default.

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