St. Mary’s girls wins regionals

Zeina and Yara Younes won the doubles division

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.

This article published in the Weekend, April 24-25, 2021, print edition

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.

Yara Younes returns the serve during Regional finals


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.

Andrew Kautz at Regionals

In girls singles, Emma Broadway; in boys doubles, Kolby Lipa and Stephen Wheat; and in boys singles, Andrew Kautz.