Mexia News Staff Report
The Mexia tennis team finished up their season by competing in the District 18-4A meet held at Groesbeck High School last Thursday and Friday.
For Mexia, Karina Rivera and Haylee Gose both competed in girl's singles play Thursday, but were unable to make it to the next round. Nate Hall faced Madisonville's Calvin Le in the first round match of boy's singles, while teammate Jimmy Tram went up against the Mustangs Dominique Ramirez in opening play. Tram defeated Ramirez in three sets, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. Tram went on to defeat Le in the third place game, 6-1, 6-1.
In girl's doubles, Jennifer Ugarte and Julissa Martinez battled against Fairfield's Linda Cain and Jennifer Baez, advancing to the second round 6-3, 6-0. The Mexia duo continued their roll as they defeated Madisonville's Zulema Parhga and Judith Rodriguez in two sets, 6-2, 6-0.