• Photo courtesy of Kirk Hazlip
    Hannah Defriend and Josie Wells: Groesbeck’s Hannah Defriend, left, goes for the back-hand while teammate Josie Wells stays ready for action in back. The Goats duo came home second-place medals in the Division I girl’s doubles at the Robinson Rocket Tennis Tournament last weekend.
  • Photo courtesy of Kirk Hazlip
    The Goats Shane Kirk gets ready to make the return during match action at the Robinson Rocket Tennis Tournament last weekend.

Goats doubles teams bring home medals from Robinson tennis tourney

Journal Staff Report

The Groesbeck Goats spring tennis team competed in the Robinson Rocket Tournament last weekend and will begin play in the Corsicana Tournament this Friday, Feb. 16.

Saturday’s results, per head coach Dusty Loewe, showed Hannah Defriend and Josie Wells placing second after defeating Liberty Hill, Burleson and San Saba in the Division I Girls Doubles finals. The duo’s only loss was to Taylor High School.

In boy’s doubles, James Nicholson and Hayden Mills took third-place in the Boy’s Division II doubles.

The guys defeated Waco High and Mexia but fell to Waco Midway, landing them in the third-place medal match where they beat Plainview.

A total of 19 teams were entered in the Robinson Rocket Tournament.

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