Festus Boys Varsity Tennis

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Hawkins & Tinnin Headed to Tennis Sectionals

Two Festus Tigers tennis players are headed to sectionals on Monday after outstanding performances Saturday at districts. Michael Hawkins (12) took first place, and Alex Tinnin (12) took second place, earning both a spot in sectional play on Monday in Sikeston.   Play begins at 3 p.m. The doubles team of Michael Esparza (10) and Erica

FHS Tennis Team Finishes Third in District Tournament

It was a long afternoon and evening for the Festus Tigers tennis team on Tuesday.  In the district semifinal match against St. Pius, the teams had been on the courts for almost four hours by the time the final outcome was determined.  In the end, St. Pius defeated Festus 5-3, ending the Tigers’ season.  Festus

FHS Tennis Wins First Match at District Tournament

The Festus tennis team had an easy time of it Monday in its first match of the district tournament.  The Tigers downed DeSoto 6-0 and advanced to the semifinal round today. Michael Esparza (10), Alexis Cooper (9), and Julia Meyers (9), won singles matches, while the Tigers swept through doubles play.  The teams of Michael

Tennis Tigers Tie for Second Place at Conference

The Festus Tigers’ tennis team tied for second place in Tuesday’s conference tournament at Windsor High School. Michael Hawkins (12) took first place in #1 singles, while Alex Tinnin took third place in #2 singles. The team will compete in district matches on evenings to be announced next week.  Individual district matches are scheduled for

FHS Tennis Continues Hot Streak With Win Over Crystal City

The Festus tennis team won its third straight match yesterday with a 6-2 decision over Crystal City.  The Tigers are now 6-6 on the season. The top three singles players won their matches.  Michael Hawkins (12) won at #1 (8-2), Alex Tinnin (12) took an 8-4 decision at #2, and Michael Esparza (10) won at

Tennis Team Dominates DeSoto 8-1

The Festus Tennis team dominated the DeSoto Dragons Thursday, defeating them 8-1 and improving its record to 5-6 on the season. The Tigers won every singles match as Michael Hawkins (12), Alex Tinnin (12), Michael Esparza (10), Erica Fletcher (10), Alexis Cooper (9), and Julia Meyers (9) all came away with victories. The doubles teams

FHS Tennis Team Takes Down St. Pius 5-4

The Festus tennis team exacted some sweet revenge Tuesday against St. Pius.  Having lost to the Lancers earlier in the season (8-1), the Tigers roared back for a 5-4 victory in a match held at Crystal City Park.  Festus is now 4-6 on the season. The Tigers were able to win three singles matches on

Tennis Drops Conference Match to Windsor

The Festus tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision to conference foe the Windsor Owls on Monday on the road. Festus got victories from Michael Hawkins (12) at #1 singles (8-5), Erica Fletcher (10) at #5 singles (8-1), and at #1 doubles from the team of Hawkins and Fletcher (8-5). The Tigers have a 3-6 record

Tennis Team Defeats DeSoto for Big Conference Win

The Festus tennis team dominated DeSoto on Tuesday, winning all singles matches and two of three doubles matches en route to an 8-1 victory on the road. “The Tigers played some great tennis today,” said head coach Tom Thomas.  “Several of our players got their first varsity win.” Singles victories accumulated throughout the afternoon.  Michael

Tennis Tigers Fall to Conference Foe Windsor

The Festus tennis team dropped a conference match to Windsor on Monday at Sunset Park.  The Tigers fell 8-1. The lone Festus victory came due to an injury default in the #1 singles match.  Michael Hawkins (12) took that victory 4-1. Erica Fletcher (10) played a close match at #4 singles, dropping her contest 8-5.