Brahmas win district tennis title
Members of the Stockdale High School tennis team celebrate their strong showing at the District 29-2A tournament. Team members include (back, from left) Anthony Bennett, Tristan Marquez, Jacob Cardenas, Landon Coston, Jordan Jackson, (center) Kristen Salazar, Jessica Puente, Lauryn Coston, (front) Shelley Oltmanns, Sarah Holguin, and Katerina Wehmeyer. Kelson Alderman and Patrick Washburn are also members of the Brahma tennis team.
SEGUIN -- The Stockdale High School tennis teams participated in the District 29-2A tennis tournament April 4-5 at Starcke Park in Seguin. The boys team finished as district champions, while the girls team finished in second place.
The Stockdale tennis team produced a total of five regional qualifiers. Jordan Jackson won the district championship in boys singles. In addition, Stockdale’s two doubles teams won district championships, and will also advance. Lauryn Coston and Jessica Puente won the title in girls doubles play, and Landon Coston and Kelson Alderman won the boys doubles championship. Kristen Salazar finished third in girls singles and will be an alternate to regionals, and Anthony Bennett and Tristan Marquez finished third in boys doubles, also making them regional alternates.
Sarah Holguin and Patrick Washburn finished fourth in mixed doubles, and Jacob Cardenas participated in boys singles. Katerina Wehmeyer and Shelley Oltmanns finished second in junior varsity girls doubles.
Coach Lester Jackson said that all of the Stockdale athletes performed well during the district tournament.
The regional tournament will be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 18-19, at Texas State University in San Marcos.