Tennis team places second in district

Tennis team places  second in district
The La Vernia tennis team members take to the court one last time for a team photo Oct. 12 after defeating Navarro, 12-6, during the first round of the district tournament. The team went on to place second overall, after losing Oct. 15 to Wimberley, 10-7.

The La Vernia tennis team competed in the District 27-4A tournament last week as the No. 2 seed, taking second place overall.

During the first round, the team took on third-place Navarro Oct. 12 at La Vernia High School, winning the match, 12-6. They hit the road Oct. 15 to take on Wimberley, who had beaten second-place Gonzales, 10-0, during the first round. Wimberley ended up taking the match, 10-7, and finishing first in the district, with La Vernia taking second, Navarro third, and Gonzales fourth.

All teams now advance to the Oct. 20-21 Area tournament in San Antonio at the Anne Marie Tennis Center, where La Vernia will face off against Hondo on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 9 a.m.