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February 5, 2014

Huntsville tennis team represents well in Conroe

HUNTSVILLE — The Hornets did well last week at the Conroe Varsity Tennis Tournament.

Chandler Livingston took second place in the “A” boys singles after winning his first two rounds and losing the final round. Livingston posted scores of 7-5, 2-6, 12-10 in the first round, then 6-2, 6-0 in the second. His losing score was 0-6, 2-6.

Other Hornets participating in the singles were Stan Smith, Coulter Baxter and Travis Dixon. Smith won 6-1, 6-1 and then lost 4-6, 6-7. Baxter fell just short 3-6, 4-6, 1-8. Dixon lost 2-6, 0-6, 4-8.

In girls singles, Julian Thorn won 6-0, 6-3 then lost 0-6, 0-6. Vonnie Shannon lost 2-6, 1-6, then won 8-2, then lost in consolation finals 1-8. Orkeshia Johnson lost 0-6, 0-6 and 2-8.

In doubles competition, Harley Holland and Desmond Scott-Doughty won first place.  They had a bye first round, won 6-3, 6-4, then won in the finals 6-2. 7-6.

Chad Belanger and John Barrett won third place.  They won 7-5, 6-4, lost 4-6, 4-6, then won 8-5 in the final match.

Lady Hornets Valeria Salazar and Jasmine Garza lost 0-6, 1-6, then lost 1-6, 2-6, then lost 0-6, 1-6 in doubles competition.

Jamie Barnes and Mandy Muehe lost 3-6, 1-6 and lost 0-6, 1-6 in the second match.

In mixed doubles, Madeline Livingston and Alex Belanger lost 4-6, 3-6, then lost 1-6, 2-6.

The varsity tennis team will be back in action Thursday Feb. 6 at the College Station Varsity Tournament.


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