Tennis team earns three-peat of Spring Hill Invitational

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Jack Johns, who finished third overall in boys singles, gets positioned for a backhand during the Spring Hill Invitational.

The Wills Point Tiger tennis team continued to reign at the Spring Hill Invitational Tennis Tournament Feb. 16, winning first overall at the event for the third consecutive year. The Tigers finished with 120 points, ahead of second place Nacogdoches with 114, third place finishers Kilgore and Spring Hill with 101 points, fourth place Henderson with 62, fifth place Grand Saline with 54 and sixth place Gladewater with 42.

In addition to the team title, individual medalists included Chase Daniell and Kelsey James winning first in mixed doubles, Cassidy Wilcoxson winning first in girls singles, Maddie Booth and Kash Adams winning second in mixed doubles, Hope Turner and Maddie Baker winning second in girls doubles, Jack Johns winning third in boys singles, and Maddie Hiler and Hannah Gern winning third in girls doubles.

Results included:

-Josh Schreffler/Jeremiah Brown lost to McNeese/Moore of Spring Hill, 0-8; def. Weidman/Burchell of Grand Saline, 8-2; lost to Mitchell/Ray of Gladewater, 0-8

-Justin McGough/Brandon Hatten lost to Gilley/Sheffield of Kilgore, 0-8; lost to Mitchell/Ray of Gladewater, 6-8; def. Weidman/Burchell of Grand Saline, 8-0

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