The San Saba Tennis Team played in the Copperas Cove JV Invitational on January 29, 2009. San Saba entered a mixer of JV and Varsity players in the tournament. There were 19 teams entered in the tournament. The 19 teams were Belton,Cedar Park, Copperas Cove, Gatesville, Converse Wagner, Killeen Ellison, Killeen Shoemaker, Killeen Harker Heights, Lampasas, Pflugerville, PflugervilleConnally, Pflugerville Hendrickson, Round Rock, San Saba, Liberty Hill, Waco Robinson, Waco High, Temple, and Llano. Playing for San Saba were Kelli Cox,Ariela De Giuli, Lauren Dawson, Alex Rangel, Romero Franco, Courtney Pryor, D.J. McKinney, Bianca Dawson, Kristen Jordan, Houston Casco and Josh Raiford.
On February 6, the Varsity and JV Teams will travel to San Angelo to play in the West Texas Tennis Championships hosted by San Angelo Central.
The results of the Copperas Cove JV Invitational Tournament are as follows:
A GIRLS SINGLES
Round of 32: Kelli Cox lost to Caitlyn Thibodeaux ( Llano) 8-4
Consolation Quarterfinals: Kelli Cox lost to Taylor Gersbach (Waco) 6-2.
A GIRLS DOUBLES
Round of 16: Ariela De Giuli – Lauren Dawson lost to Rodriquez-Rodriquez (Converse Wagner) 9-7.
Consolation round of 16:Giuli – Dawson defeated Ada –Garner (Killeen Shoemaker) 6-4.
Consolation Quarterfinals: Giuli – Dawson defeated Byrd-Nelson (Gatesville) 6-3.
Consolation Semifinals: Giuli – Dawson defeated Jones-Morriss (Lampasas) 6-4.
Consolation Finals: Giuli – Dawson lost to Farooq-Petito (Killeen Harker Heights 6-3.
A BOYS DOUBLES
Round of 16: Romero Franco – Alex Rangel lost to Kim-Geronimo (Killeen Harker Heights) 8-3.
Consolation Quarterfinals: Franco – Rangel lost to Coker-Madrid (Llano) 6-3.
B GIRLS SINGLES
Round of 16: Courtney Pryor defeated Heather McGuire
( Round Rock) 8-4.
Quarterfinals: Courtney Pryor lost to Kim Nguyen ( Pflugerville Connelly) 8-4.
B BOYS SINGLES
Round of 16: D.J. McKinney lost to Ricky Mazza (Waco) 8-5.
Consolation Quarterfinals: McKinney lost to Jeremy Hernandez (Killeen Ellison) 8-2.
B GIRLS DOUBLES
Round of 16: Bianca Dawson – Kristen Jordan lost to Dennis-Morgan (Pflugerville Henderson) 8-5.
Consolation Quarterfinals: Dawson – Jordan lost to Villejas-Horton(Killeen Ellison) 6-1.
B BOYS DOUBLES
Round of 16: Houston Casco – Josh Raiford lost to Riddlesprigger-Silva ( Killeen Shoemaker) 8-2.
Consolation Quarterfinals: Casco – Raiford defeated Canatser-Durham (Waco) 6-1.
Consolation Semifinals: Casco – Raiford lost to Lucko-Walker
( Temple) 8-2.