Sweetwater places 5th at regionals
Sweetwater High School finished in fifth place at the team tennis regional tournament held March 2-3 in Odessa.Sweetwater began the tournament with an easy 10-1 win over Levelland, but then lost to Andrews, the tournament’s top seed, 10-1 in the next round before coming back for an 11-8 win in the fifth place match against Monahans to end the tournament and the team tennis portion of its season. Individual results for Sweetwater players included the following:VS. LEVELLANDBoys SinglesChris Hernandez beat Chad Lawson 6-2, 6-1.Stephen Shipp beat Ben Vargas 6-2, 6-3.Isaiah Hernandez beat Clayton Barnett 6-0, 6-2.Girls SinglesHeidi Taylor beat Fallon Contres 7-5, 6-0.Jenny Medellin beat Jemima Vargas 6-2, 6-0.Addisyn Cleckler led Naomi Sanchez 6-4 when her match was stopped.Boys DoublesStephen Shipp and Bryan Vause beat Chad Lawson-Ben Vargas 9-7.Isaiah Hernandez and Zac Bax won 8-2.Billy Reeves and Michael Redondo beat Andres-Trent Jackson 8-1.Girls DoublesHeidi Taylor and Kristen Casto beat Darian Puente-Fallon Contreras 8-6. Addisyn Cleckler and Jenny Medellin beat Naomi Sanchez-Shmeka Coleman 8-3.Vida Gamez and Teresa Perez-Poe lost to Jemima Vargas-Lexi Lauderdale 3-8.Mixed DoublesChris Hernandez and Madison Meneses beat Torrie Estrada-Cory Campbell 8-4.VS. ANDREWSGirls SinglesHeidi Taylor beat M. Baeza 6-2, 2-6, 10-7.VS. MONAHANSBoys SinglesChris Hernandez beat B. Lujan 6-1, 6-0.Zac Bax beat A. Garcia 3-6, 6-0, 10-1.Girls SinglesHeidi Taylor beat H. Ochoa 6-4, 6-7, 10-8.Kristen Casto beat J. Sanders 6-0, 4-6, 10-5.Boys DoublesStephen Shipp and Bryan Vause beat Bernal-Rodriguez 8-4.Billy Reeves and Michael Redondo beat Torres-Humphries 8-5.Girls DoublesHeidi Taylor and Kristen Casto beat Sanders-Gar-cia 9-8 (10-8 tiebreaker).Addisyn Cleckler and Jenny Medellin beat Doege-Wolf 8-3.Vida Gamez and Teresa Perez-Poe beat Johnson-Matlalcuatzi 8-5.Mixed DoublesChris Hernandez and Madison Meneses beat Lujan-Ochoa 8-5.