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Boys Varsity Tennis · Tennis Tigers Lose to Bishop DuBourg


The Festus varsity tennis team lost to Bishop DuBourg on Thursday, 8-1.  The loss brings the Tigers’ record to 2-3 on the season, and was the second straight loss for the team.

The lone victor on the day was Erica Fletcher (11).  Fletcher won her #2 singles match, 8-5.  The doubles team of Ryan Esparza (9) and Julia Meyers (10) lost their match 9-7 in a tiebreaker.

“It was a very windy day, and we had difficulty keeping the ball in play,” said head coach Thomas Thomas.

Festus hopes to rebound today as they travel to Windsor for a match with Owls.  Start time is scheduled for 4 p.m.  Tomorrow, another conference match up, this time at home against DeSoto, is also scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.