The Sweetwater High School tennis team went to Big Spring for its first match of the fall season this past Thursday and lost by a score of 13-8.
â€śWe fell short, but we fought hard to the end,â€ť said SHS coach Shella Arnwine. â€śI am very happy with how we started.â€ť
In girls doubles, Sweetwaterâ€™s No. 1 team of Kristen Casto and Hei-di Taylor beat the No. 1 team from Big Spring 8-2 while in the singles round, the Lady Mustangs almost had a clean sweep. Sweetwaterâ€™s winners were Madison Meneses (6-2, 6-3), Addisyn Cleckler (4-6, 6-1, 10-6 in tiebreaker), Casto (6-4, 6-4), Jenny Medellin (6-2, 6-2) and Kassidy Bird (5-7, 6-4, 10-6 in tiebreaker).
Both the JV and varsity teams will host Levelland this Saturday.