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JV and Freshman Players Find Success at District Tennis

JV and Freshman Players Find Success at District Tennis

Emily Lu, Sports Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Tennis

As a strong finish to their season, the JV and freshman tennis teams swept almost all divisions at the 13-6A District Championship tournament on Wednesday, April 12. The Warriors brought home eight of the ten first place titles for an immense victory. “I’m extremely proud of the way they ...

JV Tennis Team Wraps Up Fall Season

JV Tennis Team Wraps Up Fall Season

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
November 23, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The JV tennis team wrapped up their brief fall tournament season on Thursday, Nov. 17, bringing home titles in A bracket. From the very beginning, athletes and coaches alike had high goals set for the tournament as well as the upcoming spring season. “I expect to win every draw in every division -- high ...

JV Tennis Conquers McNeil at Districts

JV Tennis Conquers McNeil at Districts

Aryan Patel, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The Westwood JV tennis team faced off against the McNeil Mavericks on Thursday, Oct. 27 in the 13-6A UIL district finals on the home courts. The Warriors played well against the Mavericks,with a final score of 11-2. Each player contributed to the win and had their own feelings on how this gam...

Varsity Tennis Finishes Second at Regionals

Varsity Tennis Finishes Second at Regionals

Emily Lu and Jenny Xu
November 1, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The varsity tennis team, ranked number four in the state, narrowly missed their the opportunity to compete in the UIL 6A State Championship with a second place finish at Regionals on Saturday, Oct. 29. After securing a district and area title, Warriors went up against the top ranked school in the st...

Varsity Tennis Serves Up a Win

Varsity Tennis Serves Up a Win

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Coming off a clean sweep win at districts, the varsity tennis team dominated against Bowie High School and claimed the area title with a hard-earned victory of 10-0 on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Going into the match, athletes knew they had to bring a positive mindset. “We weren’t expecting an easy mat...

Varsity Tennis Dominates at Districts But Looks Beyond

Varsity Tennis Dominates at Districts But Looks Beyond

Emily Lu and Jenny Xu
October 7, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The varsity tennis team continued their winning streak by pulling off a 10-0 victory against Round Rock High School and successfully claiming the district title on Thursday, Oct. 6. As their seventh consecutive 13-6A championship, the team displayed their consistency and skill developed in the effort t...

JV Orange Tennis Triumphs Over Westlake Chaps

JV Orange Tennis Triumphs Over Westlake Chaps

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under Tennis

Coming off of a close victory from last week’s match, the JV Orange tennis team brought home another win on Wednesday, Sept. 28, defeating the Westlake Chaps with an impressive score of 19-4. Prior to this match, the JV Orange tennis team won an intense game against the Georgetown Eagles, with wins in all...

GALLERY: JV Orange Tennis Conquers Round Rock

GALLERY: JV Orange Tennis Conquers Round Rock

Manasa Dendukuri, Photographer
September 18, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The JV Orange tennis team had their third match of the fall season at home on Thursday, Sept. 15 against Round Rock High School. Although a steamy day, the Warriors successfully beat the Dragons with a score of 12-7. The next JV Orange tennis match will be on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Georgetown....

Varsity Tennis Falls to Westlake Chaps

Varsity Tennis Falls to Westlake Chaps

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Tennis

The varsity tennis team battled against the Westlake Chaps in a close match on Thursday, Sept. 1, bringing home a final score of 8-10. This match was a special one, with the Warriors going up against one of their biggest rivals. Several of the athletes had advertised the game on social media the night befo...

JV Tennis Starts Season Strong

JV Tennis Starts Season Strong

Emily Lu, Sports Editor
August 31, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The JV tennis team dominated their first match against the Hendrickson Hawks on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Warriors kicked off the season with consistent shots and smart plays, bringing home an incredible win of 15-5. Since the school year began, the tennis team has been practicing both in the morning an...

JV and Freshman Tennis Triumph at Districts

JV and Freshman Tennis Triumph at Districts

Emily Lu
April 21, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The JV and freshman tennis teams concluded their season with a huge triumph at the district championship tournament on Wednesday, April 13. Combined, the Warriors took nine out of the ten top titles in the entire 13-6A District, displaying the immense skill and talent found among this team. “We pl...

Freshman Tennis Resumes Connally Tournament

Freshman Tennis Resumes Connally Tournament

Emily Lu, Reporter
April 3, 2016
Filed under Tennis

The freshman Westwood tennis team dominated at the Conally Tournament held on Tuesday, March 8 at Conally and Pflugerville High Schools. Due to unfavorable weather and other conditions, however, final games between Westwood teams were not played until this week. After a short break following their l...