Journal Staff Report
Jason and Michael Loyd made it all the way to the Class 4A boys’ doubles state championship match Tuesday morning, but saw their run of match wins come to a halt in two hard fought sets against Fredericksburg’s Paker Phillips and Sitman Wainwright.
The Loyd brothers ended up falling to last year’s Class 4A semifinalists, 6-4, 6-2.
Tournament play began Monday at Texas A&M University, but opening matches were delayed a couple of hours due to rain.
Once play began, the Groesbeck boys’ doubles teams hit the court with the Loyds winning their quarterfinal match against Wharton’s Chris Reyna and Taylor Jetelina, 6-0, 6-2.
The Goats other boys’ doubles team of ended up facing eventual state champion Phillips and Wainwright, falling to the Fredericksburg team in straight sets, 6-1, 6-1.