SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas -- Pleasant Grove's varsity tennis team once again hit the road on Saturday to play against a higher classification team.
This time, however, the Hawks were defeated by Class 5A program McKinney North, 12-7.
"Although we didn't win overall, we had some of the most exciting tennis matches I've seen all season," Pleasant Grove coach Erik Pickett said. "We knew we were going to have our hands full against a tough 5A team, and seeing our Hawks playing hard and not give up is all I can ask of them.
"The McKinney North coach also complimented our players on their sportsmanship and said he was very impressed by our team and looks forward to playing us in the future."
Pleasant Grove will begin district play on Tuesday at Liberty-Eylau.
John Tomberlain wins; Jackson Tomberlain wins; Ayres Fuqua defeated; Zachary Bobo wins; Dylan Yost defeated; Skye Carter wins; Heath Wood wins; and Jonah Brown wins.
Jo. Tomberlain/Bob win; Ja. Tomberlain/Fuqua defeated; and Yost/Carter win.
Rawya Hazin defeated; Lynleigh Henderson defeated; Caroline Shipp defeated; Cambrie Jackson defeated; Marley Haak defeated; Lauren Walker defeated; Morgan Yost defeated; and Hinsley Patterson wins.
Hazin/Jackson defeated; Henderson/Shipp defeated; and Haak/Walker defeated.
Yost/Wood win; and Patterson/Brown win.