Bulldogs Win Home Opener in Team Tennis
The Bulldogs opened at home Tuesday, September 3, 2019 against rival Crowley. The conditions were hot and the team was ready to avenge their season opener against Burleson Centennial.
The doubles teams got things rolling with victories from Kevin Jaime – Ely Mondragon, Griselda Davila – Kayla Pargas, Kelsey Dena – Ariana Saavedra, and Victoria Guzman – Jimena Oropeza. The mixed finished the scoring with Alex Ibarra – Jennifer Guerrero picking up the final point. Unlike last week, the Bulldogs started singles play with a comfortable 5-2 lead.
The girls were up firs,t playing hard, they dominated by winning 5 out of the 6 matches. Victories by Kayla Pargas, Ariana Saavedra, Jennifer Guerrero, Griselda Davila, and Jimena Oropeza clenched the team points needed for the overall win 10-3. However, the scoring wasn’t finished. The boys singles also did some damage by taking 4 out of 6 matches. The boys team did well with Alex Ibarra, Bryan Ramirez, Ely Mondragon, and Erick Saavedra winning their matches to close out the scoring at 14-5.
This was an all out team effort and it certainly felt good to do so well. The team has some early marks with Guzman-Oropeza and Ibarra- Guerrero still undefeated in doubles. Ely Mondragon, Jennifer Guerrero, Griselda Davila, and Jimena Oropeza are still undefeated in singles as well. The Bulldogs will certainly have their work cut out for them next week with Mansfield Legacy.