Submitted by Coach Willie Paz
The St Mary’s Catholic School girls tennis team won Regionals April 19-20 at the ULM tennis courts in Monroe. Zeina Younes and Yara Younes won the doubles division over St. Fred’s team L. Foote and C. Bonnecaze, 6-0, 6-0.
In girls singles finals, Emma Broadway fell short to Maddie Ware from Claiborne Christian Academy 6-3, 6-4. In boys singles, Andrew Kautz also reached the finals. He was defeated by Eli Black 6-2, 6-1.
Altogether, St. Mary’s tennis team qualified nine players for the State Championships in Monroe April 29-30. They are Zeina Younes and Yara Younes, Maggie Gilmore and Sheridan Pesnell, and Maggie Wheat and Mary Grace Long in girls doubles.
In girls singles, Emma Broadway; in boys doubles, Kolby Lipa and Stephen Wheat; and in boys singles, Andrew Kautz.