Multiple Teams · NC Tennis “Netters” Advance to Regionals

The North Crowley Tennis Team entered the spring district tournament on Tuesday with 16 entrants competing. In all divisions the Panther netters fought hard and advanced many teams into the advanced rounds of the tournament. The doubles teams of Abrian Johnson/ Lindsey Ivey and Jane Hwang/ David Nguyen both made it to the quarter finals where the eventually lost to regional qualifying teams in some close matches. The boys doubles team of Andrew Hallowell and Johnny Vega pummeled their way through the first 3 rounds of the tournament winning 36 of 37 games. In the finals they played a tough Lamar team. The Panther team came out firing taking the opening set 6-2. The Vikes fought back and took the second set 6-4. Hallowell and Vega recomposed themselves and jumped out to a 5-2 third set lead. The set tightened but they were able to clinch the decisive set 6-4 and the District Championship. The team will enter the Regional Tournament on April 19-20 hosted by The University of Texas Arlington. Way to go Panther Tennis!