Hondo tennis champs at Uvalde Tournament 


     Uvalde -- The Hondo tennis team was the champion of the Friday, March 6, Spring Break Smash, hosted by Uvalde High School.

In girls’ singles, Celina Solis was the meet champion, with Annalisa Salazar placing fourth and Felicia Alvarado taking the championship of the consolation bracket.

     The team of Maddie Everett/Jessica Gruber won the girls’ doubles division, winning the championship match in a tiebreaker over teammates Erika Rogers/Lindy Berger, who placed second.

     The mixed doubles team of Frankie Garza/Emma Neuman finished second, while Zach Windrow/Abby Neuman placed fifth.

Ryan Schulte finished as meet runner-up in the boys’ singles division.

     And in the boys’ doubles bracket, the team of Leo Lopez/Giovanni Castillo finished fourth, with Eian Vogt/Kade White placing sixth.

     Next up, the Hondo tennis teams will be in action the weekend of March 19-21. On that Friday and Saturday, the varsity team will go back to Uvalde for the Superintendent’s Invitational, which is the last tourney before the District 29-4A meet, also to be held at the Uvalde Tennis Center. The JV will go to the Hill Country Championships in Fredericksburg that weekend.