• Photo courtesy of Kirk Hazlip
    Leanna Walpole, right, concentrates on making the return during doubles play with teammate Andrea Smith, left, against Robinson last Thursday.
  • Photo courtesy of Kirk Hazlip
    Josie Wells, left, teams with Hannah DeFriend as the duo went on to defeat Robinson’s Brown and Van Zee in two sets during their girl’s doubles match last Thursday.

Goats Fall Tennis Team netting it up in matches with Robinson

Journal Staff Report

The Groesbeck Goats fall tennis team travel to the Waco area last Thursday to play in the Robinson High School tournament.

In girls’ singles, Groesbeck went 3-3 and in doubles, the Goats were 2-1.

Josie Wells defeated Robinson’s Brown in singles play, 9-7; Andrea Smith slipped by the Rockets Laskoski, 9-8 and Tharp beat Benson, 8-5.

Hannah DeFriend and Wells teamed up against Robinson’s Brown and Van Zee, defeating the Rocket duo 6-1, 7-5. McKenzie Carroll and Tharp paired to take down Robinson’s Kusler and Hale, 6-4, 6-3.

In other girls’ singles matches, DeFriend put up a good fight against Robinson’s Litton before falling by two, 6-8. Leanna Walpole played hard against the Rockets Hale. Hale ended up on top 8-4 and Carroll dropped a tough match to Robinson’s Van Zee, 6-8.

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