Girls tennis gearing up for upcoming districts
The Madras girls tennis team lost an away meet 7-1, against Cascade, Thursday, April 26.
The only Madras girls to win were Bri Carlton and Kylie Brochet. Who beat Nyah Collins and Faith Middlemiss 6-2, 6-2, in the No. 4 doubles match.
Madras girls tennis lost another close match against Molalla. They tied in matches 4-4, but lost in sets, 9-8, Tuesday, April 24, at home.
Iylin Estrada, of Madras, won the No. 2 singles match in two hard sets, 7-5, 6-4, beating Allison Burrell.
In the Madras No. 3 singles tennis match, Andrea Vasquez and opponent Taliah Pippin played three sets. Vasquez got the better of Pippin, winning 2-6, 7-6, 6-4.
Erica Desjardins, of Madras, outmatched Katie Sell 6-1, 6-3, in the No. 4 singles match.
The only White Buffalos to win in doubles were Erika and Jessica Olivera.
The Olivera cousins won the No. 1 doubles match against Bry Brinkman and Gillian Mead, in two sets, 6-1, 6-2.
Seniors Estrada, Vasquez, Margarita Castellanos and Sophia Rubio talked about their last couple home meets.
"Time flies, it is hard to believe these are our last home meets," said Castellanos. "My goal is to try my hardest and make it to state. My favorite match was when I played with Sophia Rubio my sophomore year and we made it to districts."
"My goal is to make it to the next day in districts," said Rubio "My favorite memory was the same as Margarita's."
"I feel great about my next home meets, a little nervous," said Estrada. "I am hoping I do great in districts. My favorite tennis memory was making it to districts last year."
"I was really unprepared for this match, but I still won so I am happy," said Vasquez. "My goals is to make it to the next day in districts. The best thing about this year was that I won more matches than I lost."