Tennis team nets another district title

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Humberto Gutierrez attacks the ball for a big shot.

Humberto Gutierrez attacks the ball for a big shot.

Humberto Gutierrez attacks the ball for a big shot.

STEPHEN SIJ, Staff writer

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The KHS tennis won district on Oct. 10 for the third year in a row and hoping to compete at state. The tennis team won their match against Crandall 18-1 to secure the district title.

I try to maintain the same expectations every year which is making it to the state tournament,” said coach Michael Lott. “I believe this year’s team has the potential to do it.

Some players who stood out during district this year were Michael Sij, Brandon Statum, and Casandra Chavez for their hard work during practice and during their matches, according to Lott.

“The season has been good and the team is very determined to be the best,” said senior Jennifer Cordero.

Against the Pirates, Devin Hernandez, Eduardo Garcia, and Chavez having big wins for the Lions. The Heart Award went to Yadira Rodriguez for her hard work fighting long and hard to get a win, and the MVP Award went to Michael Sij and Cordero.

Upcoming this season the Lions compete against Argyle on Oct. 17 in Red Oak to determine who will win area and go to the regional tournament.

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