Sabinal sends 7 to region tennis
Seven Sabinal High School tennis players will
be advancing to the Region IV-2A tournament in Corpus Christi this
coming Monday and Tuesday, April 20-21.
All of the participants in the District 29-AA
tournament last week in Uvalde came from Sabinal and Brackett.
Advancing to regional from Sabinal in boys’
singles was Shane Medina, who won both of his matches, defeating
Jeyson Price of Brackett, 6-2, 6-4, then beat Matt Gutierrez, also
of Brackett, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).
In girls’ singles, Brianna Sanchez was
district champ. She beat Destiny Terrazas of Brackett, 6-1, 6-3,
then scored a 6-2, 6-3 win over Hannah Carter of Sabinal in the
finals. Carter, who beat Brackett’s Katie Tuck in the opening
round, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5), is also headed to region.
The Sabinal girls’ doubles team of Tatum
Story-Marlowe Story won twice to win the district title. They
opened with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Ocasio-DeLuna of Brackett, then
beat Frerich-Muñoz, also of Brackett, 7-6 (7-5), 6-1 in the
In boys’ doubles, the Sabinal team of Aaron
Santleben-Matthew Stewart came in second, to earn a spot at
region. They won their first-round match over Bruce-Morales of
Brackett, but then fell to Ortiz-Herrera from Brackett, 6-4, 5-7,
6-1 in the finals.
All finishing third in their divisions from
Sabinal were the girls’ doubles team of Karysma Mitchell-Hope
Lopez and the mixed doubles pair of Nadia Navarro-Jaylen Rodriguez
In the boys’ doubles division,
Tristen Gonzales-Andrew Guevara played two
close, three-set matches, coming up just short in both.