Orangefield tennis team participates in District Tournament
The Orangefield tennis team wrapped up its regular season of play at the district tournament this past week.
Doubles team, Abby Green and Ashlyn Turley will advance to the regional tournament in Bryan, on April 18. The girls earned this bid by placing second in the tournament. They defeated Hamshire-Fannett’s Garcia and Mcmillian and Silsbee’s Arriaga and Daniel before losing in the finals 6-4, 6-3 to the Starnes sisters from Hamshire-Fannett.
Placing third was boys doubles’ Slade Granger and Dakota Harrison. After defeating LC-M, they lost to Bridge City’s Mattia and Ramsey. The duo went on to beat Pelt and Upchurch 6-3, 6-1 to claim the bronze medal. Also earning a medal was girls doubles’ Evie Arceneaux and Rebekah Newell. They beat Silsbee’s Burrell and Hess before losing to the first place team, Starnes and Starnes. They played Arriga and Daniel from Silsbee, losing 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to earn fourth in the tournament. Hannah Lowe advanced to the quarterfinals with a win over Deon of WO-S. She then suffered a loss to Eva Short from Silsbee who went on to place third.